Five women run Los Angeles County as of this week, controlling the Board of Supervisors for the first time since its inception in 1852.

The executive office of the board released an official photo featuring the all-female board wearing white to commemorate this year’s 100th anniversary of the adoption of the 19th Amendment into the U.S. Constitution, giving women the right to vote.

Given the need for social distancing during the coronavirus, the photo is a composite. It features iconic imagery from each district, including the Watts Towers, the Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica Pier and the poppies in riotous bloom in the Antelope Valley.

The picture includes newly elected Supervisor Holly Mitchell, who was sworn in Sunday to represent the Second District, a position held by Mark Ridley-Thomas for the last 12 years.

“It is an honor to serve alongside this dynamic group of leaders. Yes, our entirely women-led board is historic and so is this moment, when our residents need government to serve like never before,’’ Mitchell said.

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on Tuesday took over as chair of the board, filling a post that rotates among the supervisors.

“This is history—or, better yet, herstory,’’ Solis said. “We’ve shattered a glass ceiling right here in Los Angeles County. For girls and women everywhere, this demonstrates that no dream is too big.”

Supervisor Sheila Kuehl said women in power bring a different perspective.

“Women in positions of political power often pay more attention to the real life needs of women and children, which creates help for everyone in our communities,’’ she said.

Supervisor Janice Hahn recalled her father Kenneth’s long history with the board.

“I grew up seeing my dad, the original Supervisor Hahn, serve on this powerful board of five men,’’ Hahn said. “Serving on a board of five women means a lot to me personally, but what I want most out of this historic moment is for girls and young women to see us and know that they are full of potential.”

Supervisor Kathryn Barger, who directed the board’s response during the first nine months of coronavirus pandemic, was elected to a second term during this year’s primary.

“It’s a privilege and honor to have been re-elected to the Board of Supervisors. I look forward to continuing to collaborate with my colleagues as we work to ensure the safety and well-being of all Los Angeles County residents,’’ she said.