Commission on the Status of Women (“CSW”)

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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) 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.

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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, 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.


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 noted otherwise, and excluding federal holidays) at 11am.

Due to COVID-19 operations and to safeguard the wellbeing and safety of our community and staff, monthly meetings are being held as hybrid virtual meetings, broadcasted live via YouTube via: Citizens are given an opportunity to comment on items listed on the Agenda by participating via WebEx during the meeting, making comments at a public comment kiosk located outside the Board Room, or by sending comments via e-mail.  A pre-registration process has been published below as well as on the Agenda and Minutes page, and must be completed to participate by WebEx. Citizens may also comment on items listed on the Agenda in person inside the Board Room, subject to the maximum capacity limits posted outside of the Board Room.  

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

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. 

  • To pre-register for Public Comment via WebEx Link, please fill out a BCC Public Comment Form.
  • To e-mail Public Comment, please send information to
  • Attending the public comment kiosk: In New Port Richey, the Kiosk is located outside the boardroom. In Dade City, the Kiosk is located in the lobby of the East Pasco Government Center, 14236 6th Street, Dade City, FL 33523, 2nd Floor.
  • Pre-registration closes 24 hours before the scheduled meeting.
  • Before you send in your information, please review the Virtual Public Comment instructions on the Agendas & Minutes page 

For questions about this meeting, contact Customer Service at (727) 847-2411 or County Administration at (727) 847-8115.

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 Holiday

August 2nd in Dade City

Strategic Workshop - 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