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Commission on the Status of Women

Published on: 8/26/2015 4:05 PM

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2015 CSW Commissioners from left to right, starting with the front row:  Einat Bauman, Guadalupe Rodriguez, Yan Zhao, Naomi Nakano-Matsumoto, Michelle Osorio, Marian Brown, Suzanne Doty, Gladys Eng, Carla Collins (staff), Christina Ramos, Yvette Farias, Chandra Brooks, and Maria Garcia. 

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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 ​- Michelle Osorio ​- Suzanne Doty
​​- Maria Garcia ​- Naomi Nakano-Matsumoto ​- Gladys Eng
​- Christina Ramos - Yvette Farias ​- Marian Brown
- Einat Bauman ​- Yan Zhao ​- Guadalupe Rodriguez, Chair
-Jennifer Briscoe -Shanta Franco-Clausen


​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.

2015 Women's Equality Day Celebration

CSW Reports and Resolutions

CSW Jail Monitoring Program

Apply for a Mini-Grant​​