Freeholder Christine Myers

Freeholder Christine Myers

Christine Myers began her first term on the Morris County Board of Freeholders on Jan. 3, 2016. Myers launched a specialty food business in 2013 after a 25-year career as a technology and telecommunications executive and consultant. She was appointed in late 2017 as the Regional Advocate for the U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Advocacy, Region Two, which includes New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

Why You Should Run for Office
Women remain vastly underrepresented at all levels of government, and yet serving in elected office is one of the most important ways to have an impact on the issues you care about. Panelists will share their own experiences running for and serving in office, including their perspectives on the difference women make in all levels of office and their advice for participants seeking to become public leaders in their communities.