TOLEDO, OHIO--At the 21st Annual State Directors’ and 11th Biennial First Term Legislators’ Conference in St. Pete Beach, Florida, Senator Edna Brown of Ohio was sworn in as a 2015 State Director with Women In Government, following her election to this position by her fellow state legislative colleagues this past year. 
 
“Women In Government congratulates Senator Brown in her position as a State Director.  State Directors play a critical role in setting policy priorities for our organization,” said Dyan Alexander, Executive Director of Women In Government.  Senator Brown is a recognized leader in her state, and we are excited that she will now share her leadership skills with other women policymakers throughout the country.”
 
“I am excited to continue serving as the State Director for Women in Government in Ohio,” said Senator Brown. “Women in Government generates new ideas, collaborations and innovations that help us improve our constituent’s lives and I am pleased to continue connecting Ohio to these wonderful resources.”
 
At the 21st Annual State Directors’ Conference, women state legislators heard from expert speakers on a variety of public policy topics and their impact on states.  Topics included developing energy diversity, the role of nutrition in healthy aging, methods for creating opportunities for families, diabetes prevention and awareness, and many others.  This meeting also provided attendees with the opportunity to network with colleagues across state borders and share best practices to advance successful public policies.
 
About Women In Government
Women In Government Foundation, Inc. is a national, non-profit, non-partisan organization of women state legislators providing leadership opportunities, networking, expert forums, and educational resources. Women In Government serves all 1,785 women who serve in state legislatures from across the country. For more information, visit 
www.womeningovernment.org.

 
 
 
  
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