Women's Advisory Council

About the Burlington County Women's Advisory Council

The Burlington County Women’s Advisory Council identifies and addresses issues that affect women in Burlington County, raises public awareness of the special needs and roles of women, and enhances the quality of life for all women. The Council’s purpose is to advocate for the general needs of women, examine the health and social service needs of women, promote the expansion of rights and opportunities available to women, and to promote the representation of women in government.


  • Shirla Simpson
  • Zahirah Sabir
  • Hana Katz
  • Lovepreet Buttar
  • Diane Mills McKay
  • Kelly Clark
  • Sruti Desai
  • Christina Renna
  • Anna Evans
  • Ashanti Holley
  • Michelle Jackson
  • Jennifer Aydjian
  • Nikki Moore Samson
  • Mariel Giletto
  • Kimo Thomas-Dennis
  • Jo-Ann Weiner
  • Bridget Wiese
  • June DePonte Sernak
  • Lisa Killion-Smith
  • Tammi Bathke
  • Julie Deans
  • Gaye Burton
  • Jackie Veasy


Activities sponsored by the council include:

  • Art Supplies Donation Drive for Providence House
  • 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment Video
  • 2020 Outstanding Women of Burlington County Virtual Reception Video
  • New mentoring events more information coming soon
  • New online resource center with centralized information about services and programs for women. Follow us on Facebook @BurlingtonCountyWomen and on Twitter @BurlCoWomen
  • Annual Outstanding Women of Burlington County Awards, a program to enable county women to receive recognition for outstanding achievements.
  • Burlington County's "Woman of the Week", or local women role models and leaders in Burlington County going above and beyond for other women.