Commission on the Status of Women

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The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) was established by the Board of County Commissioners (Ord. No. 16-22, § 2, 9-13-16) September 13, 2016, to serve in an advisory capacity to county commissioners, the county administrator, and the community with respect to all matters pertaining to women.

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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.


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
Hispanic Professional Women’s Association
Metropolitan Ministries
Pasco Economic Development Council
Pasco-Hernando State College
Premier Community Healthcare Group
Saint Leo University
Sunrise of Pasco County
United Way of Pasco County
Women Lawyers of Pasco

In addition, each county commissioner shall appoint one (1) member to the CSW. 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. Meetings toggle between the West Pasco Government Center, Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in New Port Richey and the Historic Pasco County Courthouse in Dade City.

All electronic devices must be turned off while in the Board Room.

Public Comment

  • Attend meeting in person to speak during Public Comment
  • To e-mail your comment, send information to

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

March 1st at 11am in New Port Richey

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 

August 23rd, 2:30 pm, Cottee Room, Utilities Building, Land O' Lakes 

September - No meeting in observance of Labor Day

October 4th at 11am in New Port Richey

November 1st at 11am in Dade City

December 6th in New Port Richey

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