VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT: CARMEN DELGADO VOTAWveteranfeminists2022-11-02T09:38:36-04:00
THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
Carmen Delgado Votaw
September 29, 1935 – February 18, 2017
“Our Work Is Not Finished.”
Life-long advocate for civil and human rights, and a leader in the advancement of women. Senior Vice President for Public Policy from the Alliance for Children and Families. Director of Public Policy for United Way of America. Director of Government Relations for the Girl Scouts of the USA. National Board of Directors of the Girl Scouts. President of the Public Members Association of the Foreign Service. Chief of staff to U.S. Member of Congress, Jaime B. Fuster of Puerto Rico for six years. Vice President of Information and Services for Latin America, Inc. (ISLA); President of the InterAmerican Commission of Women of the Organization of American States; Co-Chair of the National Advisory Committee of Women (presidential appointment); Commissioner on the International Women’s Year Commission (IWY); Federal Programs Specialist, Office of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Washington, D.C.; National President, National Conference of Puerto Rican Women; former Chair of the National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education; former Chair of the Human Services Forum of the National Assembly of Health and Human Service Organizations; former member of the Independent Sector Government Relations Committee. Member of the Trial Court Judicial Nominating Commission for the State of Maryland. Member of the prestigious Council on Foreign Affairs. Lay Eucharistic Minister at Washington National Cathedral. Past president of the Pan American Liaison Committee of Women’s Organizations (PALCO), a member of the Board of Directors for the Mid Atlantic Equity Center, the Maryland Women’s Heritage Center and the DC Metro Chapter Board of the National Conference of Puerto Rican Women. Montgomery County Executive’s Latino Advisory Committee in Maryland.