Leon Co. Seeks Volunteers for Commission on the Status of Women, Girls

By: Leon County Board of County Commissioners Release
By: Leon County Board of County Commissioners Release

Tallahassee, Florida - April 18, 2011

The Leon County Board of County Commissioners seeks County residents who are interested in serving a two-year term as a member of the Leon County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls.

The Leon County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls was created by the Board on April 12, 2011. The goal of the Commission is to promote awareness on issues that affect women and girls. The Commission will include two appointments by each County Commissioner, as well as seven appointments made by the full Board, chosen from a list of candidates provided by the Commission.

Per County Policy No. 03-15, applications for consideration of appointment are required. Interested persons are advised to submit applications no later than Friday, April 22, 2011. Fourteen members, who will be appointed at the April 26, 2011, Board meeting, will serve a two-year term.

The Leon County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls will hold its first meeting on Monday, May 16, 2011. During its initial year, the Commission will establish a calendar of meetings, develop its mission and organizational structure, and organize a community-wide calendar of events for Women’s History Month, which is held in March each year.

Citizens can go to the Leon County website, www.leoncountyfl.gov/committees , to complete the Board-Appointed Citizen Committee’s Orientation and Training and fill out an application.

The application may be emailed, faxed or mailed to:

Christine Coble, Agenda Coordinator
301 S. Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Fax: (850) 606-5301
Email: CobleC@LeonCountyFL.gov

For more information, please contact Christine Coble at (850) 606-5300.


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