Appointments Project

Initiative to Appoint More Women to Local Boards Now Accepting Applications in West Plains

WEST PLAINS, Mo – In the wake of a historic election for female candidates nationwide, an initiative to appoint more women to civic boards and commissions is now operating in West Plains, Missouri. Women interested in serving the public are encouraged to apply to the Appointments Project®, a program launched by the Women’s Foundation to help increase the diversity of public boards and commissions.  

Initiative to Appoint More Women to Local Boards Launches in St. Joseph

ST. JOSEPH – In the wake of a historic year for female candidates nationwide, the Women’s Foundation today joined St. Joseph Mayor Bill McMurray in announcing an innovative initiative to reduce barriers to civic engagement and appoint more women to city boards and commissions. The city is participating in the Appointments Project®, a program launched by the Women’s Foundation to increase gender diversity on civic boards and commissions.