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Commission on the Status of Women

 

 

The CommissioCSW logon on the Status of Women (CSW) acts in an advisory capacity to the Board of Supervisors to: promote affirmative action, to eliminate the practice of discrmination and prejudice against women based on gender in the areas of housing, employment, education, community services, and related fields. It is comprised of 15 members who are appointed by the Board of Supervisors for a term of three years.  All members represent the community at large and reside within Santa Clara County. 

 

County Ordinance - In 1973, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved Santa Clara County Ordinance code No. NS 300.183 thereby establishing the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).

Membership & Meeting Calendar - The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) hosts bi-monthly, public meetings on the second Monday of odd-numbered months at 6:30 PM at the County Government Center in the Isaac Newton Senter Auditorium, 70 W. Hedding Street, San Jose.

 Agendas and Minutes - For upcoming meeting agenda and agenda packets and/or past meeting agendas and meeting minutes please visit the meeting portal.
Apply to Serve on the Commission on the Status of Women
 
 
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Meet the Commissioners
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Seat 1 | Shanta Ebonie Franco-Clausen
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Shanta Ebonie Franco-Clausen
Seat 01
District 3
Term Expires: 06/30/2020

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Seat 2 | Lena Athena
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Lena Athena
Seat 02
District 4
Term Expires: 06/30/2019​

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Seat 3 | Anamaria Bejarano
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Anamaria Bejarano
Seat 03
District 1
Term Expires: 06/30/2019​
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Seat 04 | Abigail Palomares Guillen
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Seat 04 | Abigail Palomares Guillen

Abigail Palomares Guillen
Seat 04
District 2
Term Expires: 06/30/2021
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Seat 05 | Benaifer Dastoor
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Seat 05 | Benaifer Dastoor

Benaifer Dastoor
Seat 05
District 5
Term Expires: 06/30/2021
Seat 06 | Meredith Diana Curry
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Seat 06 | Meredith Diana Curry

Meredith Diana Curry
Seat 06
District 2
Term Expires: 06/30/2020
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Seat 7 | Nancy Ellen Bremeau
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Nancy Ellen Bremeau
Seat 07
District 5
Term Expires: 06/30/2019
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Seat 8 | Teresa Fiss
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Teresa Fiss
Seat 08
District 4
Term Expires: 06/30/2020
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Seat 09 | Lisset Nevarez
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Seat 09 | Lisset Nevarez

Lisset Nevarez
Seat 09
District 3
Term Expires: 06/30/2020
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Seat 10 | Jennifer G Briscoe
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Seat 10 | Jennifer G Briscoe

Jennifer G Briscoe
Seat 10
District 1
Term Expires: 06/30/2019
Seat 11 | Lisa Karen Liddle
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Lisa Karen Liddle
Seat 11
District 5
Term Expires: 06/30/2021

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Seat 12 | vacant
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Vacant
Seat 12
District 1
Term Expires: 06/30/2020
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Seat 13 | Marlene Lorraine Zapata
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Seat 13 | Marlene Lorraine Zapata

Marlene Lorraine Zapata
Seat 13
District 2
Term Expires: 06/30/2019
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Seat 14 | Jacklyn Mallari Joanino
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Seat 14 | Jacklyn Mallari Joanino

Jacklyn Mallari Joanino
Seat 14
District 4
Term Expires: 06/30/2019
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Seat 15 | Stephanie Valenzuela
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Seat 15 | Stephanie Valenzuela

Stephanie Valenzuela
Seat 15
District 3
Term Expires: 06/30/2021
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Last updated: 11/22/2019 12:39 PM