Marie Woodson, elected first vice chair, is a division director in the Miami-Dade County Community Action and Human Services Department and lives in Hollywood.
Francesca Menes, elected second vice chair, is the policy and advocacy coordinator for the Florida Immigrant Coalition and lives in North Miami Beach.
Sharon Kendrick-Johnson, elected member at large, lives in South Miami and is a Small Business Education Coordinator for Miami-Dade College.
Grace O’Donnell, a retired major from the Miami-Dade Police Department, is the immediate past chair and will serve as the fifth member of the Executive Committee.
The Commission for Women falls within the purview of Miami-Dade’s Office of Community Advocacy, a division of the Chair’s Office. The Miami-Dade County Commission for Women was created in 1971 as an advisory board to the county commission, county administration and the public at large about issues pertaining to the status of women. The Commission for Women also advocates for women in the community and strives to improve their quality of life.
For more information contact the Commission for Women at 305-375-4967 or visit the website at www.miamidade.gov/advocacy/CFW_h