Colleen Hicks’ Background Hicks grew up in Northern Idaho. Her love of nature blossomed by the Rocky Mountain’s lakes and rivers, where she spent summers with her family. Her father was Cherokee/Lakota and raised her with a “deep respect for nature and wildlife,” (Hicks). Hicks studied music at the University of Idaho and then […]
Relationship to Marin Born and raised in Marin, Bettie Hodges received her undergraduate and graduate degree from UC Berkeley. A teacher and a librarian, she went on to earn fellowships and became an editor of the Black Caucus Magazine Point of View during her time at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation in Washington D.C. […]
October/November 2016 MWC Honoree: Meredith Mishel Relationship with Marin County. Born and raised in Mill Valley, Meredith Mishel is a Marin County Native. She went to school at UC Berkeley for her undergraduate degree in sustainable development. Mishel had always been interested in non-profit work and, after completing her time at UC Berkeley, she traveled, […]
In 2015 and 2016, the Marin Women’s Commission and AT&T partnered with the Pacifics to create events to bring gender equality into baseball’s national discussion. In 2015, on “Throw Like a Girl Night,” the Pacifics signed pitcher Oz Sailors, who became the first woman to don a Pacifics uniform. The theme for 2016 was “Women Run the Show,” with Justine […]
The mission of the Marin Women’s Commission is to represent women and girls of diverse backgrounds and circumstances and advocate for equality through policy, education, and collaboration.
District 3 At-Large Commissioner
District 1 – Keiko Ehret was appointed to MWC in 2016. Keiko has spent much of her life here in Marin County beginning when her father established his chiropractic practice in 1986, and later moved to Marin herself in 1995. She currently lives in the Dominican neighborhood of San Rafael, near the campus where she […]
District 1 – Amanda Grey has lived in Marin County for 20 years and is honored to represent District 1 on the Marin Women’s Commission. She graduated from Dominican University and received her Masters in Education Administration from San Francisco State University. Amanda has been an elementary school teacher for the last seven years and worked in Camp […]