Edmonds City Councilmember Adrienne Fraley-Monillas has been selected to serve in leadership for the nation’s oldest non-partisan organization addressing the needs of elected women at all levels of government.
Fraley -onillas was recently appointed to serve as a 2018 Washington State Director for the non-partisan National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL).
“I am both thrilled and honored to be selected as Washington state chair of this organization and am looking forward to working with elected woman from around our state,” she said.
Elected women from across the U.S. will gather in Washington, D.C. Nov. 13-17 for NFWL’s 2018 Annual Conference.
As a state director, Fraley-Monillas will be responsible for collaborating with other elected women in Washington state to ensure all elected women have access to NFWL’s resources. NFWL state directors also have exclusive access to leadership training resources so that they can better serve as state leaders.
“We are so proud Adrienne Fraley-Monillas has accepted a leadership position in our foundation,” said Jody Thomas, NFWL’s Executive Director. “NFWL’s emphasis for 2018 is leadership, and Councilmember Fraley-Monillas exemplifies this theme. She will play a key role in aiding elected women in Washington state, as we continue grow as an organization.”
Fraley-Monillas began serving in her new position immediately and will hold this office through the end of 2018.
About the National Foundation For Women Legislators, Inc. (NFWL)
Through annual educational and networking events, the National Foundation for Women Legislators supports elected women from all levels of governance. As a non-profit, non-partisan organization, NFWL does not take ideological positions on public policy issues, but rather serves as a forum for women legislators to be empowered through information and experience. www.womenlegislators.org