Tracy R. Sulprizio – President
Tracy has been employed with the County for 17 years, and has been a secretary for the last 13 years. She worked for the Auditor/Controller’s Office, Public Health, the District Attorney’s Office, County Counsel, and Human Services. She currently works as a Secretary I with the Human Services – Personnel department.
Tracy enjoys being President for the County Women’s Network and takes great pride in the position. She served as the Past President for the Leadership Development Network (LDN), and she is on the Board of the San Bernardino Valley College History Club as well, where she serve as the Secretary.
Tanay Colon - Vice President
Tanay is funny, talented and helpful. She helps keep all the street lights working through her job as a Fiscal Assistant at the Department of Public Works. Tanay has served the county for two years. She started her career as a WEX Clerk in Hesperia TAD office.
When she is not working she enjoys traveling with her family because it allows her to meet new people and learn new cultures. Tanay has served as the past Treasurer of CWN. She has served on school and community boards over the past five years.
Serving as Vice President her goal is to continue to strengthen women, help make CWN more visible in the community and continue to develop her leadership skills.
Ronnie Thomas- Secretary
Liliana Soto - Treasurer
Liliana is a talented and helpful person. Working as an accountant for the Solid Waste Management, she helps keep track of the accuracy of payments received at the landfills as well as reviews what amounts of waste are recycled or landfilled. She has been with the County for 1 ½ years.
When she is not working, Liliana enjoys jogging, music or just hanging out with her family at home. Liliana has been a member of CWN for a year. She currently serves as the new Treasurer for CWN.
Her goal is to continue learning and growing with CWN as well as provide innovative ideas where needed in the accounting and finance area of CWN.
Sarah Sarumian - 1st Director of Membership
Debbie Plackett- 2nd Director of Membership
Mary Ashley - 1st Director of Programs
Mary Ashley is creative, passionate and a zealous advocate for victims. Mary helps keep the criminals off the streets as a Chief Deputy for the District Attorney’s Office. She has been with the county over 16 years and has been a trial lawyer, lead attorney and Supervising Attorney before promoting to Chief.
When she is not working, Mary enjoys traveling the world. She has been to Sweden, England, France, Italy, Spain, Germany, South Africa, Canada and Mexico and continues to seek out new adventures. This is Mary’s second year serving as the Director of Programs for the CWN. Mary also serves on the Board for the National District Attorneys Association and is a member of the Children’s Assessment Center Steering Committee. She served as the former Countywide Mock Trial Coordinator for four years.
Mary’s goal participating in CWN is to help provide interesting and informative speakers for our monthly meetings and annual training day that will enrich the lives of our members and women in the county, with the hope they will be inspired to become leaders in their organizations. The goal is to empower one another instead of compete or tear each other down.
Melissa Honold - Director of Special Projects
Melissa is happy to serve on the County Women's Network (CWN) Board of Directors and to be part of an organiztion that fosters the personal and professional growth of women. She has been a member of CWN for 15 years and participated in the CWN Mentoring program as a Protégé in 2008. She served in several capacities over the years: Director of Special Projects in 2009/10 & 2010/11, ran the CWN Elections for 2011/12 & 2012/13, served as one of the Directors of Mentoring in 2013/14, and currently the Director of Special Projects.
Melissa looks forward to CWN celebrating its 20th year anniversary this year!
Lucille Hankton - Director of Community Services
Community Service Director, Lucille P. Hankton, is a very compassionate, hard-working, versatile, and caring person. In the past 24 years she has been employed with the county in several positions- first as a Fiscal Clerk with the Auditor/Controller and secondly as an Workforce Development Specialist (formerly known as an Employment Service Specialist) with the Workforce Development Department. As a Workforce Development Specialist, Lucille provides endless opportunities and information on how to interview, job search and prepare the ultimate resumes. She is always going the extra mile in helping her clientele in locating alternative academic enhancement training as well as innovative employment opportunities a means to help ensure that they are successful in getting into the workforce.
Lucille enjoys reading, cooking, traveling, and most of all spending time with her grandchildren. She never meets a stranger and enjoys conversing with others from all walks of life. Lucille has been a member of the Board of Directors for CWN for over 10 years and an active member of CWN for over 14 years. She has served in many capacities such as committee member for recruitment of new members; Desert Region Director- 2 years, and Community Service Director for the past 5 years.
Lucille’s goal is to continue to provide motivational guidance and strengthening in helping to encourage other women to give back to others in need as this is a virtue which will lead to them being well rounded individuals