the Florida Commission on the Status of
Women with General Counsel Pat Gleason
of the Office of the Attorney General, March 2012.
Commission on the Status of Women is a
nonpartisan board, statutorily created
in 1991, consisting of 22 appointed
members. The Commission is
administratively housed in the
Office of the Attorney General.
The Governor, the Speaker of the House
of Representatives, the President of
Senate and the Attorney General appoint
four members and the Chief Financial
Officer and Commissioner of Agriculture
each appoint three members for a term of
The Commission's mandate is to study and
make recommendations to the Governor,
Cabinet and Legislature on issues
affecting women. These recommendations
are presented in the form of an annual
report that is distributed in the first
quarter of each year.