Commission on the Status of Women

County of Santa Clara Commission on the Status of Women

The Commission 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 discrimination 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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      Shanta Ebonie Franco-Clausen
      Seat 01
      District 3
      Term Expires: 06/30/2020

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

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      Anamaria Bejarano
      Seat 03
      District 1
      Term Expires: 06/30/2019​​

      Abigail Palomares Guillen CSW

      Abigail Palomares Guillen
      Seat 04
      District 2
      Term Expires: 06/30/2021

      Benaifer Dastoor CSW

      Benaifer Dastoor
      Seat 05
      District 5
      Term Expires: 06/30/2021

      Meredith Diana Curry CSW

      Meredith Diana Curry
      Seat 06
      District 2
      Term Expires: 06/30/2020

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      Nancy Ellen Bremeau
      Seat 07
      District 5
      Term Expires: 06/30/2019

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      Teresa Fiss
      Seat 08
      District 4
      Term Expires: 06/30/2020

      Lisset Nevarez CSW

      Lisset Nevarez
      Seat 09
      District 3
      Term Expires: 06/30/2020

      Jennifer G Briscoe CSW

      Jennifer G Briscoe
      Seat 10
      District 1
      Term Expires: 06/30/2019

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      Lisa Karen Liddle
      Seat 11
      District 5
      Term Expires: 06/30/2021

      Vacant
      Seat 12
      District 1
      Term Expires: 06/30/2020

      Marlene Lorraine Zapata CSW

      Marlene Lorraine Zapata
      Seat 13
      District 2
      Term Expires: 06/30/2019

      Jacklyn Mallari Joanino CSW

      Jacklyn Mallari Joanino
      Seat 14
      District 4
      Term Expires: 06/30/2019

      Stephanie Valenzuela CSW

      Stephanie Valenzuela
      Seat 15
      District 3
      Term Expires: 06/30/2021

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