There are many opportunities to become involved with the UNLV Women’s Council. If you would like to be actively involved in the work of the Women’s Council, please review the following Task Forces.
Become a Member
The UNLV Women’s Council has served women and families at UNLV for over 25 years. We are a volunteer group of faculty and staff that advocates for an equitable, inclusive, transparent, safe, and supportive climate for campus women.
To get involved with a task force, send an email to email@example.com with “Work” in the subject line. In the body of your email, please indicate the task force(s) you would like to be actively involved in.
Provide educational and networking opportunities to cultivate women’s leadership, research, publication, collaboration, and support
Collaborate with other campus constituents on programs, research, and outreach
Chair: Jenna Heath
Communication and Networking
Communicate timely and accurate information about the Women's Council and its activities
Showcase the accomplishments of UNLV women
Facilitate networking opportunities for campus women, as well as their allies
Identify the current and growing needs of UNLV women and their families
Identify and advocate for resources necessary to meet these needs
Encourage the development of policy in support of families
Co-Chairs: Dana Angioni, Shellie Brattain
Hiring, Retention and Assessment
Collect/assess data regarding the status of UNLV women
Disseminate findings on the status of UNLV women
Provide advocacy related to gender equity in hiring, salary, retention, and climate
Review and promote evidence-based best practices to address gender issues on campus
Co-Chairs: Brenda Buck, Joanna Jezierska, Kat Hertlein
Health and Safety
Identify safety issues on campus and advocate and collaborate to resolve them
Identify and share health and safety resources on campus and in the community
Host health and safety events and programming to educate and share information
Research and review best practices in higher education for facilitating health and wellness among university employees
Chair: Christine Smith
If you are interested in following the actions of the Women's Council but do not have time to work with us, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Follow” in the subject line. We will add your name to our list and keep you updated on activities and information.