TWL & FAWL Lobby Days Joint Luncheon
February 7, 2022, 4:45:00 PM
Please join the Florida Association of Women Lawyers and Tallahassee Women Lawyers for our 2022 Lobby Days Joint Luncheon!
The Governor's Club
Commissioner Lady Dhyana Ziegler, DCJ, Ph.D. and Executive Director Kelly Sciba of the Florida Commission on the Status of Women will discuss the Commission, which 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 four years. 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.