The Women’s Commission is composed of twenty-one members. The County Board President appoints four at-large members, including the chairperson, and each County Commissioner appointments a member to represent their district. Members of the Commission have experience working toward the improvement of the status of women and girls in society and are representative of the diverse racial, ethnic, religious, age, sexual orientation and socioeconomic backgrounds of the residents of Cook County.
Meetings of the Women's Commission
The Commission on Women's Issues holds regular monthly meetings at 69 W. Washington Street, Suite 1415, Chicago, Illinois. The regular meeting schedule is the third Thursday of each month (unless designated otherwise) at 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Meetings of the Cook County Commission of Women's Issues are open to the public. If you need a sign language interpreter or any other assistance, please contact the Board at least 72 hours prior to the date of the scheduled meeting at the numbers listed above.
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Dorian K. Carter
Dr. Frances G. Carroll
Marjorie A. Manchen
Hon. Ginger Rugai
Danielle Parisi Ruffatto
Dr. Aparna Sen-Yeldandi
Andrea A. Raila