The 2018 honorees for the Brighton Area Women’s History Roll of Honor have been announced.

Among those being recognized during Women’s History Month is Ann Bollin, who was appointed to the Township Planning Commission in 1993, and soon became the first female chairperson. Appointed as Brighton Township’s Clerk in 2003, she also serves as a member of the Michigan Townships Association Board of Directors. Julie Fielek began her custom home construction business in Green Oak Township in 1984. She was elected the first women president of the Livingston County Home Builders Association in 1999 and served as the first women president of the Michigan Association of Home Builders Association in 2005. Nancy Fritsch began her career in real estate in 1967, working her way up until she was able to acquire the Coldwell Banker franchise, before selling the business in 2006. She has been a member of the Livingston County Women’s Club since the 1990s, serving as president, secretary, and treasurer. Mandana “Mondi” Miller owned and operated Heirloom Oriental Rugs since 1993 and served on the Brighton Downtown Development Association from 2009 to 2014 while championing the vocal leadership of women and an open public dialogue in civic affairs.

The Roll of Honor has been recognizing women from the Brighton Area since 2003 as a part of their efforts to bring awareness to women’s contributions to society. The honorees will be celebrated March 24th at the Brighton District Library. Further details are posted below. (JK)