Commission for Women

Group Photo


  • 9 a.m.
  • The 1st Thursday of each month
  • 9201 Basil Court
    Suite 102
    Largo, MD 20774

2017 Meeting Dates

  • January 5th
  • February 2nd
  • March 2nd
  • April 6th
  • May 4th
  • June 1st
  • July 6th (Will be held via Conference Call; Call Number TBD)
  • August 3rd
  • September 7th
  • October 10th
  • November 2nd
  • December 7th
Prince George's County Commission for Women
  • Jennifer Jones, Chair (District 6)
  • Linda Johnson Thomas, Vice Chair (District 8)
  • Amber Dieso, District 1
  • Lisa Rowe, District 2
  • Sonya Lyatsky, District 3

  • Tami Watkins, District 4
  • Victoria Hamilton, District 5
  • Crystal Prater, Linda Johnson Thomas, District 6
  • Gasby Brown, Jennifer Jones-Peoples, District 8
  • Peggy Maclin, District 9

Commission Liaison

  • Jackie M. Rhone
  • Department of Family Services
    6420 Allentown Road, Room No. 27
    Camp Springs, Maryland 20748
  • Phone: 301-265-8423
  • Email


The Prince George's County Commission for Women serves to improve the quality of life for women and girls by advocating, initiating, and championing programs and legislation to strengthen families and communities.


Every woman and girl in Prince George's County has access to unlimited opportunities to achieve social, political, and economic equality.


The Prince George's County Commission for Women:
  • Advises the County Executive, County Council, and the citizens of Prince George's County on matters that influence the well-being of women
  • Conducts research and issues reports on the status of women in the County
  • Develops and maintains an information and referral service to respond to Prince George's County women's needs
  • Holds public meetings or hearings pertaining to women's needs
  • Proposes initiatives to remove inequalities on the basis of sex
  • Recommends programs or legislation to insure equal rights and opportunities for all women


Established in 1972, by the Prince George's County Council to work for women's equality, the Prince George's County Commission for Women (PGC-CFW) has had a proud history of service. Over the years the Commission has initiated a number of programs that assure the equal treatment of women in educational matters, promote recognition of accomplishments, and ensure that specific problems that effect the well being of women.

Applying to Serve

If you are interested in serving on the Prince George's County Commission for Women, please forward a cover letter of interest and resume to our offices. The Commission is especially interested in candidates residing in Southern Prince George's County. For additional information contact:
  • Lyrica Welch
    Prince George's County Department of Family Services
    Commission for Women
    6420 Allentown Road
    Camp Springs, Maryland 20748
  • Phone: 301-265-8420
  • Fax: 301-336-5613
  • Email