Commissions, Committees and Boards

Women's Issues Commission

Meets: 6:00 p.m.; 4th Monday of the month   City Hall - City Manager Conference Room
Staff Name: Sharon Landers x1729; Michael George x1731

Consists of nine (9) members acting in an advisory capacity to the city council and the city manager's office on issues affecting women and families in the City of Carson including domestic violence, equality of employment, education equality, women's empowerment, self-esteem, teen-dating abuse, women's health, unwed motherhood, parenting, child care, social service resources available to women, and other issues of particular concern to women and families. Each member must be a resident of or work in the City of Carson, during tenure and must be at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of appointment.

; three alternates
The Carson Women�s Issues Commission shall have the following authority and duties:

(a) Act in an advisory capacity to the City Council and City Manager with respect to issues affecting women and families in the City of Carson including domestic violence, equality in employment, educational equality, women�s empowerment, self-esteem, teen-dating abuse, women�s health, unwed motherhood, parenting, child care, social service resources available to women, and other issues of particular concern to women and families.

(b) Recommend to the Council educational programs and events which promote public understanding and awareness of women�s issues and social services available for women and families.

(c) Assist the City Council in the implementation of educational programs and events on women�s issues and social services available to women and families as may be authorized by the City Council.

(d) Review and recommend Council support of or opposition to legislation or programs of other agencies which affect women and families.

(e) Compile information on counseling, legal, medical, educational, employment, and housing resources available to women and families in need; provided, that the Commission shall not provide such services to women and families unless specifically authorized by the City Council.

(f) The Women�s Issues Commission shall have no responsibility or authority to direct or interfere with the operations and management of any public or private agency or contractor, nor shall any individual member of the Women�s Issues Commission at any time attempt to direct, interfere with, or participate in the operations or management of any public or private agency or contractor or their personnel.

(g) The Women�s Issues Commission shall have no responsibility or authority to review, evaluate, investigate, or comment upon matters which are within the duties and functions of City employees or any other City of Carson Commission. (Ord. 02-1246, � 1)
NameOffice HeldTerm
Lilibeth Lustina Alt. 2 6/1/2021 - 11/30/2022
Susan Odom Houze 6/1/2021 - 11/30/2022
Prescious Robinson 6/1/2021 - 11/30/2022
Sheila Tresvant 6/1/2021 - 11/30/2022
Fe Koons 7/20/2021 - 11/30/2022
Vacant - 11/30/2022
Queen Jones Alt. 3 6/1/2021 - 11/30/2022
Dr. Lori Arnold 6/1/2021 - 11/30/2022
Connie Dela Cruz-Manio 6/1/2021 - 11/30/2022
Dr. Leandrea Fields-Robinson 6/1/2021 - 11/30/2022
Carolyn Foster 6/1/2021 - 11/30/2022
Dr. Greta Price Alt. 1 6/1/2021 - 11/30/2022
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