Join NACo and White House Officials, Unpacking the Biden Administration’s Agenda for Women Webinar

Every Maryland county is a member of the National Association of Counties (NACo), and all Maryland county elected officials and staff are invited to join the Women of NACo Leadership Network and White House Officials for a conversation about the administration’s policy goals for women and how county leaders can partner in these efforts.

WHAT? The Biden Administration has committed to advancing gender equity and equality in the U.S. and abroad, a priority that is influencing major economic proposals such as the American Families Plan. Join the Women of NACo Leadership Network and White House Officials for a conversation about the administration’s policy goals for women and how county leaders can partner in these efforts.


Hon. Mary Ann Borgeson

Commissioner Mary Ann Borgeson was first elected to the Douglas County, Neb. Board of Commissioners in 1994. She was re-elected to her 7th term in 2018. In 1997, Commissioner Borgeson was the first woman elected to serve as chairwoman of the Douglas County Board and has served in this capacity for numerous years. She currently serves as Immediate Past President of the National Association of Counties (NACo). She is the first woman from Nebraska to hold this position. Commissioner Borgeson has served as chair of the NACo Health Policy and Cyber Security Committees and vice chair of the Large Urban County Caucus, Healthy Counties Board and Health Committee. She has also served on NACo’s International Economic Development Task Force, Arts and Culture Commission, Membership Committee and Programs and Services Committee. Commissioner Borgeson is a past president of Women of NACo.

Commissioner J. Carlvena Foster

Commissioner J. Carlvena Foster is Commissioner of District 1 of Guilford County, North Carolina, and president of the Women of NACo (WON).







Jennifer Klein

Jennifer Klein is Co-Chair and Executive Director of the White House Gender Policy Council and an advisory council member of the Brown University School of Public Health. She is the former Chief Strategy and Policy Officevr of TIME’S UP, former Deputy in the Office of Global Women’s Issues in the U.S. Department of State, and former Special Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy. 



Carmel Martin

Carmel Martin was a senior policy advisor for the Biden for President campaign. Prior to joining the campaign, she was the National Policy Director for Beto for America. Martin served as the assistant secretary for policy and budget at the U.S. Department of Education during the Obama-Biden Administration. Martin was a founding employee and, after her service in the Obama-Biden Administration, she was the executive vice president for policy at the Center for American Progress, a progressive think tank in Washington, D.C. Prior to her appointment by President Obama, Martin served as general counsel and deputy staff director of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee in the United States Senate under the leadership of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy. She also served as chief counsel and senior policy advisor to former Sen. Jeff Bingaman and special counsel to former Sen. Tom Daschle. Early in Martin’s career, she worked as a trial attorney for the Civil Rights Division at the U.S. Department of Justice and as a member of Hogan and Hartson’s (now Hogan Lovells) education practice. She graduated with a J.D. and master’s degree in public affairs from the University of Texas. After graduate school, Martin was a law clerk to Thomas M. Reavley, judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

WHEN? Friday, June 25, 2021, 3 – 4 pm. 


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