Bring the Appointments Project® to Your Community
Local facilitators guide the work of the Appointments Project® in their communities. Here you can learn more about how to become a local facilitator and start supporting women in their appointment process to civic boards and commissions.
Appointments Project® Spotlight
The Women’s Foundation promotes equity and opportunity for women of all ages, using research, philanthropy and policy solutions to make meaningful change.
Appointments Project® Expands to Fort Worth
The Office of Mayor Price and the Appointments Project® announced their collaborative partnership to increase the number of women on civic boards and commissions during an August 3rd press conference.
- BreAnna MonkKansas Volunteer Commission“I am passionate about giving back to my community and as a volunteer leader my focus is engaging people of all ages on these endeavors. I look forward to taking my skills to the next level and serve on a state-wide board that shares my passion of collaboration and civic engagement and learned about this opportunity through the Appointments Project®."
- Cynthia HoppTopeka Human Relations Commission“As an educator I am passionate about helping my students achieve their goals, and with the help of the Appointments Project® I am able to make an even larger impact in the lives of people in my community.”
- Jane WaltonState of Missouri Interior Design Commission“When I heard about the Appointments Project® I knew I wanted to get involved. I am very proud of my appointment to the State of Missouri Interior Design Commission.”
- Kellyann Jones-JamtgaardKansas City Health Commission“I have always wanted to be more involved in public service and give back to my community but wasn’t sure here to start – meeting with the Appointments Project® staff helped me to realize that everything I had done up to this point had prepared me to serve on a city commission.”
- St. Joseph Mayor Bill McMurrayCity of St. Joseph“Here in St. Joseph we’re always looking for ways to make local government more open, transparent, and accountable – and the Appointments Project® fits right in with those goals,” said Mayor Bill McMurray. “We are very proud to be working with the Women’s Foundation on this innovative initiative that will encourage more women to apply for positions on our boards and commissions, which play a critical role in moving our city forward.”
- Topeka Mayor Michelle de La IslaCity of Topeka“Topeka has already appointed five strong women leaders to our city boards through the Appointments Project®. I look forward to continuing our collaboration and engaging more women throughout our community on civic boards and commissions.”
How to Bring the Appointments Project® to Your Community
Start by selecting a point of contact.
Contact the Appointments Project® team.
Provide a list of publicly appointed boards and commissions.
Work with Appointments Project® team to identify applicants.
How to Improve Your Appointments Process
Here you can read about improving the diversity and effectiveness of your civic boards and commissions.