Congratulations to Square One’s Dawn DiStefano, who was recently named to the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women to represent the Pioneer Valley.

A total of 18 members were named to the Hampden County Commission of the Status of Women and Girls and the Hampshire-Franklin Commission of the Status of Women and Girls.

Hampden County commissioners include Dawn Forbes DiStefano of West Springfield, Michelle Goncalves of Ludlow, Jacqueline Griswold of East Longmeadow, Patricia Hallberg of Wilbraham, Jennifer Metsch of Longmeadow, Ellen Moorhouse of Springfield, Nicole Murray of Agawam, Arlene Rodriguez of Springfield and Shanique Spalding of Springfield.