Commission on the Status of Women (“CSW”)
The Commission on the Status of Women (“CSW”) was established by the Board of County Commissioners (Ord. No. 16-22, § 2, 9-13-16) on September 13, 2016 for the purpose of serving in an advisory capacity to the Board of County Commissioners, the County Administrator, the community and all agencies and persons in Pasco with respect to all matters pertaining to women. The CSW shall make periodic reports and recommendations to these bodies with respect to such matters.
Vision: For Pasco to become Florida’s premier County for all women of all ages to achieve their fullest potential.
Mission: To elevate the status of women through community collaboration.
The CSW is composed of a total of fifteen (15) members. Ten members shall be nominees from the following organizations:
African American Club of Pasco County, Inc.
Hispanic Professional Women’s Association, Inc.
Pasco Economic Development Council
Pasco-Hernando State College
Premier Community Healthcare Group, Inc.
Saint Leo University
Sunrise of Pasco County, Inc.
United Way of Pasco County, Inc.
Women Lawyers of Pasco, Inc.
In addition, each Commissioner shall appoint one (1) member to the Commission. Members of the CSW shall be permanent residents of Pasco County and shall not serve for more than eight (8) consecutive years.
Membership on the CSW shall be for a term of three (3) years.
The Commission on the Status of Women meets on the first Monday of every month (unless otherwise noted, and excluding federal holidays) at 11am. Please note, the Commission on the Status of Women has elected to meet 10 times in 2021. No meetings will be held in July and September in observance of Independence Day and Labor Day.
The Commission on the Status of Women meeting schedule for 2021 allows for toggling between New Port Richey and Dade City. Monthly CSW meetings will take place at the West Pasco Government Center, Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in New Port Richey, or the Historic Pasco County Courthouse in Dade City.
All electronic devices must be turned off while in the Board Room.
- Attend meeting in person to speak during Public Comment
- To e-mail your comment, send information to firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions about this meeting, contact Johanna Rodriguez at 727-809-2853 or County Administration at (727) 847-8115. Any person desiring to appeal any decision made by the Board of County Commissioners with respect to any matter considered at any meeting or hearing will need a record of the proceedings and may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made which includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Persons may obtain a verbatim record of the proceedings by contacting the Clerk and Comptroller’s Office, East Pasco Government Center, 14326 6th Street, Suite 201, Dade City, Florida 33523-3414; or at (352) 521-4345.
Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) meeting Agendas and Minutes are posted on the County's Agendas and Minutes page.
During CSW monthly meetings, attendees are given an opportunity to comment on listed agenda items, as well as non-agenda items during Public Comment.
Meeting dates for 2021 are as follows:
Jan 4th at 11am in New Port Richey
Feb 1st at 11 am in Dade City
Apr 5th at 11am in Dade City
May 3rd at 11am in Dade City
June 14th at 11am in New Port Richey (originally scheduled for 6/7)
July - No meeting in observance of Independence Day Holiday
August 23rd, 2:30 p.m., Cottee Room, Utilities Building, Land O Lakes
September - No meeting in observance of Labor Day Holiday
October 4th at 11am in New Port Richey
November 1st at 11am in Dade City
December 6th in New Port Richey