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Commission on the Status of Women

Published on: 9/10/2014 11:31 AM
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 CSW Commissioners at 2014 Women's Equality Day Event.  Pictured left to right: Suzanne Doty, Victoria Ramirez, Star Dormanesh, Shirlee Victorio, Chair Lupe Rodriguez, Maria Garcia, Christina Ramos, Namomi Nakano-Matsumoto, and Office of Women's Policy Staff Carla Collins.

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Mission Statement

To act in an advisory capacity to the Board of Supervisors to study and investigate conditions which demonstrate discrimination or prejudice because of sex and gender.

Membership Roster

The Commission is composed of 15 members appointed by the Board of Supervisors with a term of three years.  All members represent the community at large and should reside within Santa Clara County.

​- Chandra Brooks ​- Shivani Desai ​- Suzanne Doty
​​- Maria Garcia ​- Naomi Nakano-Matsumoto ​-Christina Ramos
​-Christina Ramos ​​- Jennifer Parker-Adib ​- Marian Brown
​- Victoria Ramirez ​- Yan Zhao ​- Guadalupe Rodriguez, Chair
- Shirlee Victorio

 

Apply to serve on the Commission on the Status of Women

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) hosts monthly, public meetings on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 PM at the County Government Center, 70 W. Hedding Street, San Jose, Room 157.

2014 Women's Equality Day Celebration

2013 Women's Equality Day Photos

CSW Reports and Resolutions

CSW Jail Monitoring Program

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