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The Wayne County Women's Commission was formed in 2021 by Wayne County Commission Chair Alisha Bell, under a recommendation from resident Sarah Roberts, to look at issues including employment, earning power, health care and childcare and make recommendations designed to better the lives of women living in Wayne County. All 19 members are volunteers who will serve two-year terms without pay. Commission meetings are open to the public under provisions of the state's Open Meetings Act.

Members

  • Appointed by Chair Bell:

    Wayne County Commissioner Melissa Daub

    Sarah Roberts

    Soummer Crawford

    Carla Tinsley-Smith

    Appointed by county commissioners:

    District 1 - Cynthia Douglas, appointed by Commissioner Tim Killeen (D-Detroit).

    District 2 - Rian English-Barnhill, appointed by Commissioner Johnathan C. Kinloch (D-Detroit).

    District 3 - Alma Greer, appointed by Commissioner Martha G. Scott (D-Highland Park).

    District 4 - Cindy Garcia, appointed by Commissioner Ilona Varga (D-Lincoln Park).

    District 5 - Yvonne Cash, appointed by Commissioner Irma Clark-Coleman (D-Detroit).

    District 6 - Carmen J. Carter, appointed by Commissioner Monique Baker McCormick (D-Detroit).

    District 7 - Dr. Regina Randall, appointed by Commissioner Alisha Bell (D-Detroit).

    District 8 - Latanya Gater, appointed by Commissioner David M. Knezek (D-Dearborn Heights).

    District 9 - Lynda Scheel, appointed by Commissioner Terry Marecki (R-Livonia).

    District 10 - Mary Starr, appointed by Commissioner Melissa Daub (D-Canton Township).

    District 11 - Tina Talley, appointed by Commissioner Al Haidous (D-Wayne).

    District 12 - Eboney Hughes appointed by Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson (D-Westland).

    District 13 - Maali Luqman, appointed by Commissioner Sam Baydoun (D-Dearborn).

    District 14 - Angela Winston, appointed by Commissioner Raymond Basham (D-Taylor).

    District 15 - Chelsea Lantto, appointed by Commissioner Joseph Palamara (D-Grosse Ile Township).

Meetings

Next Meeting: 12 p.m. Thursday, May 13

Note: Meetings are being conducted remotely via Zoom, Please see agenda for details on how to join.

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Agenda

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Minutes

Thursday, May 13, 2021