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 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: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvlOC1VxmqM8_CiIYqe8iyA/featured. 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.
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 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