Women's Employment Committee

The Women's Employment Committee fosters action on current factors affecting women’s participation in the workforce.

The Committee highlights women’s employment issues, develops recommendations to the State Workforce Investment Board, and supports initiatives that remove barriers preventing women in Maine from attaining complete economic success and security.

The Committee proposes and promotes policies, programs,and legislation that provide full economic opportunity for all Maine women. Through 2010, the Committee used these quantifiable spotlights to measure, monitor, and annually evaluate Maine’s progress in achieving equal economic opportunity and security for all Maine women.

For more information about this committee, contact at (207) 621-5087.

Related Links

Working Women in Maine Report

News and Updates

  • January 26, 2015 - Maine Unemployment Rate 5.5 Percent in December
  • January 26, 2015 - Spring Job Fairs Scheduled Around the State
  • January 23, 2015 - Maine Department of Labor Reminds Unemployment Claimants To Prepare for System Upgrade
  • January 23, 2015 - Unemployment System Upgrade to Offer Improved Services for Claimants
  • January 22, 2015 - Greater Portland CareerCenter Opens its Doors on January 26
  • Meetings and Minutes

    Scheduled Meetings

    Meeting Minutes


  • Joni Boissoneault
  • Valerie Carter, Ph.D.
  • Esther Clenott
  • Darylen Cote
  • Christy Cross
  • Lib Jamison
  • Karen Keim
  • Jennifer McKenna
  • Gilda Nardone, Chair
  • Denise Nemeth-Greenleaf
  • Katherine O'Grady
  • Penny Plourde