NC Council for Women

NC Council for Women Board

History of the Council

The Council for Women was established to further opportunities for women in North Carolina.

NC Council for Women Speaker Request form

Mission: To achieve equality for all North Carolina women by advocating for education, health and safety, economic security, and social justice.

Vision: North Carolina will be the best state for quality of life for women.

On the reversal of the Constitutional right to abortion

DOA Division for Women & Youth Involvement

March 29, 2022 Panel: Obstacles & Opportunities for Women in NC

Moderated by DOA Sec. Pam Cashwell, panelists discussed wages, healthcare, political participation, education & business opportunities.

About the Council

The Council for Women consists of 20 members appointed by the Governor. The Council has the following functions and duties:

  1. To advise the Governor, the principal State departments, and the State legislature concerning the education and employment of women in the State of North Carolina; and
  2. To advise the Secretary of Administration on any matters the Secretary may refer to the Council.

Meeting Information

 

2023 Meeting Dates
Feb. 24, 2023 at 10 a.m.
May 19, 2023 at 10 a.m.
Sept. 8, 2023 at 10 a.m.
Dec. 1, 2023 at 10 a.m.

 

Meeting Minutes
May 5, 2022 CFW Meeting Minutes Approved
Mar. 18, 2022 CFW Meeting Minutes Approved
Feb. 3, 2022 CFW Meeting Minutes Approved
Nov. 18, 2021 CFW Meeting Minutes Approved
Sept. 23, 2021 CFW Meeting Minutes Approved
Mar. 11, 2021 CFW Meeting Minutes Approved
Oct. 15, 2020 CFW Meeting Minutes Approved
Aug. 20, 2020 CFW Meeting Minutes Approved
May 21, 2020 CFW Meeting Minutes Approved
Feb. 20, 2020 CFW Meeting Minutes Approved

 

2022-23 Council Members

Member Name
Annette Taylor (chair)
Lyric Thompson (vice chair)
Liz Doherty
Candance Gingles
Alison Kiser
Chavi Khanna Koneru
Dr. Michelle Meggs
Dana O'Donovan
Elizabeth Outten
Dr. Patricia Parker
Beth Posner
Dr. Tracey Ray
Hon. Robin Robinson
Tara Romano
Adrienne Spinner
Carrie Stewart
Hon. Mary Ann Tally
Karen Wallace-Meigs
Katherine Woodbury
Pamela Young-Jacobs