Fairfax County Commission for Women

12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 339, Fairfax, VA 22035


Phone: (703) 324-9494 | Fax: (703) 324-3959
Email:
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Website: www.fairfaxcounty.gov/cfw

Principal Staff:

Ina Fernandez, Director
Sandy Bromley, Liaison 
Amy Kegley, Office Management


Founded:
1971

Mission Statement:
The commission's charge is to promote the full equality of women and girls in the county.

Subject Expertise:
Affordable Housing, Domestic Violence, Separation and Divorce, and Title IX

Annual Meetings/Conferences:
11 monthly meetings per year

Key Publications:
The Commission conducts research on issues related to women and girls and promotes research findings and policy recommendations to the County's Board of Supervisors through oral testimony and published reports. The following are a sample of the reports that the Commission has released since its inception in 1971:

  • Rape Law Reform: A Report on the Public Hearing (March 1976)
  • Quality and Equality: A Study of the Fairfax County Public School System
  • Battered Wives: Report of the Fairfax County Commission for Women (April 1977)
  • The Courts and Sexual Assault: Court Observer Program (March 1982)
  • Separation and Divorce Information
  • Report on Women and Diversity in Fairfax County Forum (April 2000)
  • Spanish Resource Guide for Women
  • Summer Tech Resource Guide for Girls
  • Women Business Owner's Directory