MetroWest Commission on the Status of Women

Established 2015

The MetroWest Commission on the Status of Women represents the towns of Ashland, Bellingham, Dover, Framingham, Franklin, Holliston, Hopkinton, Hudson, Maynard, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Natick, Needham, Norfolk, Northborough, Norwood, Sherborn, Southborough, Stow, Sudbury, Walpole, Wayland, Wellesley, Westborough, Weston and Wrentham, and the city of Marlborough. 


Stephanie Deeley, Co-Chair

Heather Panahi, Co-Chair

Leslie Smart, Vice Chair

Jean Bertschmann

Julie Watt Faqir

Lindsey Galvao

Nasiba Mannan

Lisa MacDonald

Rachel Niemiec




Chair's email: 


Website and Social Media

Please visit the MWCSW Facebook page to learn more.



1. Complete this e-form

2. Email your resume to


Annual Report

MetroWest Commission Annual Report 2022