Women's Issues Committee

2.   A Women’s Concerns Committee and a Minority Concerns Committee of sixteen (16) members each shall be appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Board of Directors for terms of three (3) years, such terms to be arranged in such manner that not more than six (6) terms on each committee shall expire each year.

 

Start Date

16 members/staggered so 6 or less leave each year 

 

2008

Marcia Mackey (2016-BD-Reg 12  C)

 

2008

Michelle Munoz (2016-BD-Reg 9   C)

Co-Chair

2012

Monica Collins (2014-BD-Reg 7   B)

 

 

Vacancy (2016 BD-Reg)

 

2013

Deborah McMillan (2014-BdM-Reg 8   B)

 

2008

Sandra Cawood (2014-BD Reg 10 C)

Co-Chair

 

Vacancy (2014-BD-Reg   C)  (Susan Ellis)

 

2009

A. Isabell Nazar (2015-BdM-Reg 4 H)

 

2013

Ethel Johnson (2015-BdM-Reg 10 B)

 

2011

Andrea Walker (2014 BD Reg 2 B)

 

2011

Karen Abella (2014-BD-Reg  6   H)

 

 

Vacancy (2015-BdM-Reg    A)

 

2012

Amy Guzman (2016-BD-Reg 12  H)

 

2010

Pat Sexton (2014-BD-Reg 5   C)

 

2011

Diana Markley (2014-BD-Reg 2  C)

 

2010

Roberta (Robin) Perry (2014-BD-Reg 3  C)

 

Start Date

Liaisons

 

2009

Rose Cross (2016-MEA Retired)

 

2010

Sally Pierce (2014-MAHE-Reg 8)

 

 

Vacancy (2016-SMEA)

 

Staff Liaison

Melanie Waltz

 

                

A=Asian        B=Black       C=Caucasian        H=Hispanic        NA=Native American

2013-14 Charge:

To help ensure that the education of our students and the working environments of our members are of the highest quality.

To help develop local capacity by the identification and development of strategies and policies that build on our diversity.

Committee Charge:  To address policies, programs, practices and issues that relate to and impact the representation, participation and support of females in the association and public education systems.

 

The committee will:

  • Assist in planning the association’s celebration and promotion of Women’s History Month.
  • Identify, review and recommend content for the web page on providing instructional activities/resources for use in celebrating Women’s History Month.

Monitor the implementation of the affirmative action guidelines with attention to females into staff positions and alert the MEA Board of Directors of necessary future actions.

  • Assist the planning and delivery of a program to support the development of the personal attributes, academic and social skills, talents and abilities of adolescent girls.
  • Recruit nominees and select recipients for the MEA Excellence and Maurine Wyatt Awards, and submit a recommendation for the David McMahon Award.
  • Delegate a representative to assist in the planning of the Human Rights/Excellence Award Banquet; and a representative for the Social Justice Institute.
  • Monitor the representation of women in MEA staff positions, state and national leadership development. Actively report related issues of concern to the Board with recommendations for Affirmative Action.
  • Monitor state and national legislation addressing women’s issues.