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.


The council is made up of 20 members. Members serve 1-year terms.

  • Lovepreet Buttar, Treasurer 
  • Kelly Clark
  • Sruti Desai, Secretary 
  • Anna Evans
  • Mariel Giletto, Esq.
  • Ashanti Holley
  • Michelle Jackson
  • Andrea Katz
  • Hana Katz
  • Amanda Koon


  • Dianne Mills McKay
  • Christina Renna
  • Zahirah Sabir
  • Nikki Moore Samson
  • June DePonte Sernak
  • Shirla Simpson
  • Kimo Thomas-Dennis, Chair
  • Jo-Ann Weiner
  • Bridget Wiese


Activities sponsored by the council include:

  • New professional development workshop series 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.
  • Spotlight WOW social media series, designed to highlight "Women of the Week", or local women role models and leaders in Burlington County going above and beyond for other women.

Outstanding Women Nomination Forms