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

  • October 21, 2014 - Maine Unemployment Rate 5.8 Percent in September
  • October 14, 2014 - Hiring Maine’s Heroes Job Fair November 12 in Brunswick
  • October 7, 2014 - Departments of Labor and Veterans and Emergency Management Announce $2 Million Grant to Support Veterans in Partnership with Easter Seals Maine
  • October 6, 2014 - Cumberland County Man Pays Unemployment Fraud Restitution of $26K
  • October 3, 2014 - Human Resource Professionals Connect with State Labor Officials at Second HR Day
  • 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