Hal Marshall County Services Center, 2nd Floor
700 N. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
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The WAB Board consists of 15 members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. Appointments are made for 3-year terms with no one serving more than two consecutive terms. To apply for the board, please submit an application to the BOCC.
The WAB meets on the fourth Monday of each month from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The WAB meets at the Hal Marshall Building located at 700 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28202.
WAB Mission Statement
The mission of the Women's Advisory Board is to promote the critical and emerging needs of women in Mecklenburg County through education and service.
Purpose: The WAB is to identify periodically the status of women in Mecklenburg County; to recommend ways to work toward the betterment of the status of women in education, employment, family, community, health, law, finance, and social services; to work collaboratively with other organizations; and to provide community leadership opportunities by initiating and promoting programs designed to serve the needs of women.
WAB Board Membership
Any citizen of Mecklenburg County can apply for membership on the WAB by submitting an application to the Board of County Commissioners or the City Council. To apply for the board, please submit an application to the BOCC.
Need more information? Contact Peter Safir at 980-314-8922.
The Women's Advisory Board of Mecklenburg County tries to hold a celebratory event recognizing Women's Equality Day every year.
The theme for 2017 is "Overcoming Shame: How to Deal with Body Image"Click HERE for photos from the 2016 event. The theme for 2016 was Writing Women Back Into History.
Women's Equality Day is celebrated on the 26th day of August every year.