Oakland County Commissioner to Address State Commission on Women’s Issues at January 13 Meeting

On Tuesday, January 13, 2015, Oakland County Commissioner Marcia Gershenson will be one of the featured guest speakers at the Michigan Women’s Commission meeting beginning at 2 pm. The meeting will be held in the Radisson Hotel in downtown Lansing, located at 111 North Grand Avenue.

Ms. Gershenson will share the history of the Oakland County Women’s Advisory Board and share the projects the Board has planned for 2015 to enhance the quality of life for Oakland County residents. The state Michigan Women’s Commission will provide an update on their priorities of human trafficking, women veterans, women in business, and the participation of women on corporate boards, the press release said.

“This is an exciting opportunity to continue our partnership with the state’s women’s commission. We are grateful for their continued guidance and mentorship. The Oakland County Women’s Advisory Board will meet this month to establish their priorities for 2015,” stated Oakland County Commissioner Marcia Gershenson, who also serves as an ex-officio representative to the Oakland County Women’s Advisory Board.

The meeting is open to the public. Anyone wanting to attend, can contact Elizabeth Thompson, at 313-456-4702, email her at Thompsone5@michigan.gov., or contact the Michigan Relay Center at 800-649-3777. If accommodations are needed, please contact Ms. Thompson. For more information about the Michigan Women’s Commission, please visit the website at www.michigan.gov/womenscommission.

For more information, contact Oakland County Commissioner/Women’s Advisory Board Ex Officio Representative Marcia Gershenson at 248-808-1032.

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