Pinellas Opportunity Council, Inc.

The Pinellas Opportunity Council, Inc. envisions a community in which every individual is financially self-sufficient, is empowered to help bring about positive change in their neighborhoods and has access to resources that will enable them to reach their full potential. The Pinellas Opportunity Council pursues this vision by forging partnerships and offering services that create hope, offer support, cultivate new skills and provide guidance that will lead to an improved and better community in which to live. Their mission is to help alleviate conditions of poverty, revitalize local communities and promote self-sufficiency by mobilizing resources to develop and implement programs that deliver an array of services to address various individual, family and community needs.

The membership of this board is one-third democratically selected representatives of low income individuals and families who reside in the geographic area, one-third elected officials and one-third business, industry, labor, religious, law enforcement, education, or other major groups and interest in the community served.

Learn more about membership requirements, terms, and powers and responsibilities.

For meeting information visit the Pinellas Opportunity Council, Inc. website.

All citizens appointed by the Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners or an individual commissioner to any county board, committee, council, or authority must comply with these standards of conduct.