Union County Freeholders Vernell Wright, Linda Carter, Bette Jane Kowalski and Alexander Mirabella, Union County Sheriff Joe Cryan, Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi and Assemblywoman Annette Quijano present a resolution to Nakera Sherman of Plainfield congratulating her on being honored at the 25th annual Women of Excellence dinner at the Clubhouse at Union County’s Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth. Sherman, who serves as a sergeant in the Union County Sheriff’s Office, was honored for excellence in children’s advocacy.

The Commission on the Status of Women is sponsored by The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. Each year, awards are given in different fields including education, health care, the arts, government, business, law, community service, technology, humanitarianism, public service, women’s advocacy, and lifetime achievement.