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 (excluding federal holidays) at 2:30 pm at the Land O Lakes Library, located at 2818 Collier Pkwy, Land O Lakes, FL 34639. However, due to the pandemic, monthly meetings are being held as hybrid virtual meetings, broadcasted live via YouTube via: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvlOC1VxmqM8_CiIYqe8iyA/featured Please join us.
During our CSW monthly meetings, attendees are given an opportunity to comment on listed agenda items, as well as non-agenda items during Public Comment.
Please note the following postponements and rescheduling’s due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, and measures being taken by the Pasco County team to ensure the safety and wellbeing of the public and our team members.
The Women’s History Month and Centennial 2020 Suffrage Commemoration Resolution presentation has been postposed for later this year .
Meeting dates for 2020 are as follows:
*Apr 6 (Cancelled)
* May 4 (Rescheduled to May 18. Will be held virtually at 11am)
July - No meeting in observance of Independence Day Holiday
September - No meeting in observance of Labor Day Holiday
November 2 Monthly Meeting
December 7 Monthly Meeting