Hamilton’s First Female Mayor Helps Community Mark Women’s History Month
Hamilton’s first female Mayor will
help her community mark Women’s History Month during the month of March.
Mayor Kelly Yaede, who became
Hamilton’s Mayor in 2012, will host her 2nd annual breakfast to
honor the contributions of the town’s female employees, while also
participating as a workshop panelist at a local conference seeking to inspire
As part of her 2nd
annual breakfast honoring the Municipal Government’s female employees, Mayor
Yaede will discuss the important leadership roles that women play in Hamilton
The Hamilton Township Municipal
Government benefits from females in several leadership and supervisory
positions, such as: Director of Water Pollution Control, Municipal Clerk,
Deputy Municipal Clerk, Tax Collector, Assistant Tax Assessor, Budget Officer,
Purchasing Agent, Housing and Urban Development Office Director, Municipal
Court Director, Municipal Court Assistant Director, HamStat Call Center Supervisor,
Hamilton Alliance Against Substance Abuse Coordinator, Administrative Director
of Public Health Nursing, superior
ranking Police Officers and a Council Member.
Also through the breakfast for the
town’s female employees, which will take place on March 23rd, Hamilton’s
Division of Health will be providing women’s health information to attendees. The breakfast refreshments provided will be
funded without the use of taxpayer dollars.
Additionally in March, Mayor Yaede
will be panelist at the ‘Encouraging Women to Inspire Girls Conference’, which
will take place on Saturday, March 31, 2018 from 8:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at the
Robert Wood Johnson Fitness and Wellness Center (located at 3100 Quakerbridge
Road in Hamilton). The conference is
tailored to high school girls and is FREE to attend. Advance registration is required and can by
visiting rwjbh.org/events or calling 609.584.5900.
“Whether in our local government,
the private sector or the future careers of young women in our coming
generations, I believe that I have an important responsibility as Hamilton’s
first female Mayor to promote and encourage women to seek leadership roles
throughout our society,” says Mayor Yaede.