Women's appointment training workshop offered at UCSF

By Kirsten Michener

What A workshop geared toward women to learn how to apply for and get appointed to a board or commission. The workshop is free and open to the public. When Thursday, February 5, 2009 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Where UCSF Parnassus Campus Health Sciences West Building – Room 302 513 Parnassus Avenue Enter 513 Parnassus Avenue, go up staircase, exit via doors to courtyard, cross to Health Sciences West building Speakers
  • Fiona Ma, Member of the California State Assembly, 12th District
  • John Cruz, Appointments Secretary, Office of the Governor
  • Sophie Maxwell, Supervisor, San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 10
  • Rachel Michelin, Executive Director/CEO California Women Lead and Gubernatorial Appointee
Workshop sponsors: California Women Lead UCSF Center for Gender Equity UCSF Community and Governmental Relations California Commission on the Status of Women Contact Chelsea Simms at (415) 476-5222, or [email protected] Registration required Register by February 2, 2009 at http://www.cawomenlead.org/apptrngregform.html. Background information The workshop will guide participants through the appointments process by:
  1. Raising awareness of board and commission openings
  2. Helping assess strengths through a personal inventory worksheet
  3. Guiding through the application process
  4. Helping learn about the state appointments process