Commission on Women & Girls

Expiration Date Member Last First
6/30/2022 Bertels Andrea
6/30/2022 Bishop Lauren
6/30/2022 Boone Hannah
6/30/2022 Boykins Valarie
6/30/2022 Bruns Patricia
6/30/2022 Klocek Priya
6/30/2022 Wineberg Mary
6/30/2022 Becker Lucy
6/30/2022 Briggs Mercedes
6/30/2022 Chalfie Audrey
6/30/2022 Curp Addison
6/30/2022 Poli Julia
6/30/2022 Purushothaman Aditi
6/30/2022 Rochelle Zacari
6/30/2022 Schmitt Anna
6/30/2022 Tefera Saron
6/30/2022 Woodard Lindsay
6/30/2023 Bloom Kari
6/30/2023 Braxton Lucrecer
6/30/2023 Brehm-Heeger Paula
6/30/2023 Brooks Nature
6/30/2023 Brown Rebecca
6/30/2023 Darby Dyesha
6/30/2023 Dupree Ryan
6/30/2023 Gage Janine
6/30/2023 Lampley Paula
6/30/2023 Lewis Shawnise
6/30/2023 Neuer Ann
6/30/2023 Ridgeway Melonee
6/30/2023 Thomas Ashley
6/30/2023 Tucker Alana



The Commission shall make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners and local government jurisdictions to eliminate any distinction, exclusion, or restriction made on the basis of sex, which has the effect or purpose of impairing or nullifying the recognition, enjoyment or exercise by women, irrespective of marital status, on the basis of equality between men and women, of human rights or fundamental freedom in the political, economic, social, cultural, civil, or any other field.

The Commission shall facilitate partnerships between government, nonprofit, and business, which will support the mission of the Commission on Women and Girls.

The Commission shall promote and encourage women to seek leadership positions in society, and help girls to develop leadership skills.

The Commission shall develop public information and/or education campaigns to support the mission of the Commission on Women and Girls.

Establishing Authority:

A resolution adopted by the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) of Hamilton County, Ohio, July 19, 2017.


The Commission on Women and Girls shall consist of twenty (20) members and ten (10) student members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners and organized as follows:

  • The membership shall consist of community members with either professional expertise or personal experience relating to the issues of economic development, human resources, healthcare, violence against women, education, communications, and leadership development as they relate to women and girls.
  • The members shall be diverse in terms of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, vocation, socio-economic status, ability, age, and political affiliation.
  • The members shall be residents of Hamilton County.
  • Each of the three members of the Hamilton County Board of County Commissioners, the County Administrator, and the County Human Resources Director shall be ex officio members, and will not count toward the roster of 20 members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.
  • In addition to the members, the Board of County Commissioners will select 10 students under the age of 18 who are residents of Hamilton County to serve as student members. The 10 student members shall be diverse in terms of age and level of education. The student members will serve for a term of 1 year and have all the rights and responsibilities of the other members of the Commission on Women and Girls.

Members shall be appointed for two-year terms. The terms of the board members shall be staggered so that each year, ten members will be eligible for either renewal of their terms or replacement by a new board member.




Commissioner Driehaus
138 E. Court Street, Room 603
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Phone: (513) 946-4406
Fax: (513) 946-4404
Email: [email protected]

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