Commission on the Status of Women (“CSW”)

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Purpose:

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 County with respect to all matters pertaining to the status of women including but not limited to discrimination against women, employment of women, education of women, establishment of day care centers in the community and attitudes towards women in the community. The CSW shall make periodic reports and recommendations to these bodies with respect to such matters.

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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.

Membership:

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.
Metropolitan Ministries
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.

Terms:

Membership on the CSW shall be for a term of three (3) years.

Meetings:

The Commission on the Status of Women meets on the first Monday of every month (excluding federal holidays) at 2:30 pm at the Land O Lakes Library, located at 2818 Collier Pkwy, Land O Lakes, FL 34639. Please join us.

Attendees are given an opportunity to comment on listed agenda items, as well as non-agenda items during Public Comment. 

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) meeting Agendas and Minutes are available via the Pasco County Agendas and Minutes Page.  Please enter "Commission on the Status of Women" in the search box.  If you have any questions, please call Johanna Rodriguez, Program Manager for Intergovernmental Affairs at 727-847-2411, Ext.: 8440.

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