Delaware County Women's Commission

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The DCWC was founded in 1985 by Delaware County Council to serve in an advisory role to County Council on issues impacting women and girls within the county. The DCWC has a 15-member board whom are appointed by county council. The Commission explores current issues effecting women and girls through networking events and guest speakers at the monthly meetings. Each March, the DCWC honors select Delaware County women in honor of National Women’s History month at a breakfast event. The Commission also arranges networking events in the fall and spring of each year. The DCWC operates on a September through August year and meets on the first Thursday of each month from September to June and holds and annual retreat in August.

In addition, the commission connects with key stakeholders to learn about current issues effecting women and girls. These stakeholders include local colleges and universities, social service organizations, the District Attorney’s office, community-based programs, and grassroots foundations. The DCWC works closely with the Friends of Delaware County Women’s Commission, a non-profit 501(c)(3), membership organization that works with DCWC to sponsor events such as WOMENOMICS and publishing the Women’s Resource Guide.

For more information on the Delaware County Women’s Commission please visit https://www.delcopa.gov/departments/womenscommission

Delaware County Women’s Commission has a Facebook fan page: https://www.facebook.com/Delaware-County-Womens-Commission-872569159455146


Three (3) Year Term Term Expires
Ms. Lisa Stecher-Dort June 2021
Nancy Caramanico June 2021
Alexandria Evans June 2021
Sunday Dyitt June 2021
Patricia N. Ischiropoulos, M.D. June 2021
Jordan Kelso June 2022
Janis Carry June 2022
Christine M. Corson June 2022
Sukha Williams June 2022
Diane Simon June 2022
Danielle McNichol June 2022
Lauren J. Footman June 2023
Mylisa R. Himmons June 2023
Abigail J. Gertner June 2023
LaKisha Smith June 2023


Contact Us

  •   201 West Front Street,
         Media, PA 19063
  •   8:30AM - 4:30PM
           Monday - Friday
  •   610-891-4000
  • webmaster@co.delaware.pa.us

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Delaware County, presently consisting of over 184 square miles divided into forty-nine municipalities is the oldest settled section of Pennsylvania.


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