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Kathleen Peters  -  (R) Florida
State Representative - Florida House District 069
State District
6798 Crosswinds Drive
St. Petersburg, FL 33710-5477
  • Phone: (727) 341-7385
  • Fax: (727) 341-7387
State Capitol
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
  • Phone: (850) 717-5069
Bill Bill Name Summary
H0319 Gulf of Mexico Range Complex Supports extension of current moratorium on drilling in Gulf of Mexico east of Military Mission Line.
H3631 Prodigy Cultural Arts Program Provides an appropriation for the Prodigy Cultural Arts Program.
H0471 Unmanned Aircraft Prohibits operating drone over certain facilities; authorizes use of drone in certain circumstances to facilitate collection of evidence at scene of crime or traffic crash; authorizes use of drone by local or state agency ...
H0307 Florida Commission on Human Relations Provides quorum requirements for Commission on Human Relations & its panels; revises number of persons commission may recommend for Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame; requires commission to provide notice to aggrieved pers...
H0853 Housing Discrimination Removes housing discrimination as cause of action for certain relief & damages stemming from violations of Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992; revises conditions under which aggrieved person may commence civil action in appr...
H0357 Adoptee Birth Certificates Requires DOH to issue noncertified copy of original birth certificate to certain adoptees under certain conditions.
H0347 Prohibited Discrimination Provides that sexual orientation & gender identity are impermissible grounds for discrimination in public lodging establishments & public food service establishments; revises provisions of Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992 ...
H0665 Retirement Specifies minimum amount of the factor used to calculate the cost-of-living adjustment of benefits for certain retirees & beneficiaries of the Florida Retirement System; provides declaration of important state interest.
H0695 Firefighters Grants certain benefits to firefighter upon receiving diagnosis of cancer if certain conditions are met; requires employer to make certain disability payments to firefighter in the event of total and permanent disability; ...
H0379 Special Risk Class of the Florida Retirement System Adds 911 public safety telecommunicators to class; requires such members to have retirement benefits calculated in accordance with provisions for Regular Class members; specifies required employer retirement contribution r...
H0671 Specialty License Plates Directs DHSMV to develop Highwaymen license plate; establishes annual use fee for plate; provides for distribution & use of fees collected from sale of plates.
H0227 Workers' Compensation Benefits for First Responders Provides that first responders are entitled to workers' compensation benefits for posttraumatic stress disorder in specified circumstances; provides standard of proof of such disorder & requirements relating to such benefi...
H0029 Military and Veterans Affairs Citing this act as the "Don Hahnfeldt Veteran and Military Family Opportunity Act"; revising licensure eligibility requirements; requiring the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to waive certain fees; authoriz...
H0333 Minimum Officer Qualifications Defining the term "special operations forces"; exempting certain applicants from completing a basic recruit training program approved by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission under specified conditions; re...
H1435 Child Welfare Requires DCF, in collaboration with sheriffs' offices that conduct child protective investigations & community-based care lead agencies, to develop statewide family-finding program; authorizes community-based care lead age...
H1137 Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board Revises board composition & terms; provides for election & terms of chair & vice chair; provides that board staff are employees of Pinellas County; provides that board is dependent agency of Board of County Commissioners o...
H1445 Town of Redington Beach, Pinellas County Authorizes the town to submit to referendum a previously adopted ordinance for approval.
H0131 Coastal Management Revises criteria for state & local participation in authorized projects & studies relating to beach management & erosion control; revises procedures for prioritizing & funding beach restoration, beach management, & inlet m...
H1325 Members of the Legislature Prohibits member of Legislature & his or her immediate family members from holding certain employment or contractual relationship with lobbying firm during member's term of office.
H1327 Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Requires specific level of screening for peer specialists working in mental health programs & facilities; requires DCF to develop training program for peer specialists & give preference to trainers who are certified peer s...
H1347 Special Needs Shelters for Persons with Mental Health and Substance Use ... Provides additional staffing requirements for special needs shelters to provide services to persons with mental health & substance use disorders; requires special needs shelters to establish designated shelter areas for pe...
H0237 Advanced Well Stimulation Treatment Prohibits performance of advanced well stimulation treatments; provides that permits for drilling or operating wells do not authorize performance of advanced well treatments; provides applicability.
H0197 Access to Patients in Mental Health Facilities Authorizes certain defense lawyers to counsel patients in mental health facilities.
H3653 Five Points Technology Group - Electronic Personal Health Records for Fo... Provides an appropriation for the Five Points Technology Group - Electronic Personal Health Records for Foster Children.
H3675 Davis-Bradley Mental Health Overlay Provides an appropriation for the Davis-Bradley Mental Health Overlay.
H3665 Treasure Island - Seawalls Provides an appropriation for the Treasure Island - Seawalls.
H3657 Madeira Beach Groin Project Provides an appropriation for the Madeira Beach Groin Project.
H3663 Treasure Island - Flood Management Provides an appropriation for the Treasure Island - Flood Management.
H3669 Pinellas Bayway Utility Undergrounding Feasibility Study Provides an appropriation for the Pinellas Bayway Utility Undergrounding Feasibility Study.
H3647 St. Pete Beach Sanitary Sewer Improvements Provides an appropriation for the St. Pete Beach Sanitary Sewer Improvements.
H3661 Pinellas Park Pinebrook Estates Pond Improvements Provides an appropriation for the Pinellas Park Pinebrook Estates Pond Improvements.
H3667 Veterans Art Center of Tampa Bay - Veteran Art Therapy Provides an appropriation for the Veterans Art Center of Tampa Bay - Veteran Art Therapy.
H3645 Tampa Bay Watch Shell Key Access & Water Quality Provides an appropriation for the Tampa Bay Watch Shell Key Access & Water Quality.
H3671 Pinellas County Youth Advocate Program - DJJ Provides an appropriation for the Pinellas County Youth Advocate Program - DJJ.
H3659 Pinellas County Youth Advocate Program - DCF Provides an appropriation for the Pinellas County Youth Advocate Program - DCF.
H3673 Woodlawn Community Academy- Woodlawn Life Center Provides an appropriation for the Woodlawn Community Academy- Woodlawn Life Center.
H3649 St. Petersburg Warehouse Arts District Project Provides an appropriation for the St. Petersburg Warehouse Arts District Project.
H3655 Pinellas County Orphan Vessel Grounding Restoration Provides an appropriation for the Pinellas County Orphan Vessel Grounding Restoration.
H4451 Clearview Elementary Renovation - PAL Provides an appropriation for the Clearview Elementary Renovation - PAL.
Bill Number Motion Vote Date Vote
H5001 House: Third Reading RCS#912 3/11/2018 Yea
H5003 House: Third Reading RCS#913 3/11/2018 Yea
H5005 House: Third Reading RCS#914 3/11/2018 Yea
H7087 House: Third Reading RCS#915 3/11/2018 Yea
H0021 House: Third Reading RCS#899 3/9/2018 Yea
H0165 House: Third Reading RCS#900 3/9/2018 Yea
H0215 House: Third Reading RCS#901 3/9/2018 Yea
H0495 House: Third Reading RCS#889 3/9/2018 Yea
H0533 House: Third Reading RCS#903 3/9/2018 Yea
H0669 House: Third Reading RCS#904 3/9/2018 Yea
H0731 House: Third Reading RCS#905 3/9/2018 Yea
H0841 House: Third Reading RCS#906 3/9/2018 Yea
H1285 House: Third Reading RCS#909 3/9/2018 Yea
H1301 House: Third Reading RCS#908 3/9/2018 Yea
H1393 House: Third Reading RCS#895 3/9/2018 Yea
H7061 House: Third Reading RCS#907 3/9/2018 Yea
H7093 House: Third Reading RCS#894 3/9/2018 Yea
S0140 House: Third Reading RCS#890 3/9/2018 Yea
S0382 House: Third Reading RCS#902 3/9/2018 Yea
S1576 House: Third Reading RCS#896 3/9/2018 Yea
S1628 House: Third Reading RCS#897 3/9/2018 Yea
S1646 House: Third Reading RCS#910 3/9/2018 Yea
S7028 House: Third Reading RCS#891 3/9/2018 Yea
H0417 House: Third Reading RCS#886 3/8/2018 Yea
H0631 House: Third Reading RCS#885 3/8/2018 Yea
H1059 House: Third Reading RCS#884 3/8/2018 Yea
H1173 House: Third Reading RCS#883 3/8/2018 Yea
H0883 House: Third Reading RCS#880 3/7/2018 Nay
H0883 House: Third Reading RCS#877 3/7/2018 Nay
H0883 House: Third Reading RCS#879 3/7/2018 Other
H0883 House: Third Reading RCS#881 3/7/2018 Yea
H0883 House: Third Reading RCS#878 3/7/2018 Nay
H1079 House: Third Reading RCS#858 3/7/2018 Yea
S0088 House: Third Reading RCS#874 3/7/2018 Yea
S0100 House: Third Reading RCS#867 3/7/2018 Yea
S0160 House: Third Reading RCS#868 3/7/2018 Yea
S0168 House: Third Reading RCS#865 3/7/2018 Yea
S0186 House: Third Reading RCS#873 3/7/2018 Yea
S0386 House: Third Reading RCS#870 3/7/2018 Yea
S0510 House: Third Reading RCS#862 3/7/2018 Yea
S0566 House: Third Reading RCS#869 3/7/2018 Yea
S0616 House: Third Reading RCS#875 3/7/2018 Yea
S0660 House: Third Reading RCS#863 3/7/2018 Yea
S0740 House: Third Reading RCS#866 3/7/2018 Yea
S0872 House: Third Reading RCS#864 3/7/2018 Yea
S0920 House: Third Reading RCS#871 3/7/2018 Yea
S1132 House: Third Reading RCS#876 3/7/2018 Yea
S1392 House: Third Reading RCS#872 3/7/2018 Yea
S1940 House: Third Reading RCS#860 3/7/2018 Yea
S7024 House: Third Reading RCS#861 3/7/2018 Yea
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#859 3/7/2018 Yea
H1435 House: Third Reading RCS#824 3/6/2018 Yea
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#826 3/6/2018 Nay
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#849 3/6/2018 Nay
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#851 3/6/2018 Nay
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#850 3/6/2018 Nay
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#855 3/6/2018 Nay
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#846 3/6/2018 Nay
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#840 3/6/2018 Nay
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#845 3/6/2018 Nay
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#841 3/6/2018 Nay
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#839 3/6/2018 Nay
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#828 3/6/2018 Nay
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#842 3/6/2018 Nay
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#853 3/6/2018 Nay
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#833 3/6/2018 Other
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#852 3/6/2018 Nay
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#856 3/6/2018 Nay
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#847 3/6/2018 Nay
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#843 3/6/2018 Nay
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#837 3/6/2018 Other
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#838 3/6/2018 Nay
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#825 3/6/2018 Nay
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#834 3/6/2018 Other
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#835 3/6/2018 Other
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#829 3/6/2018 Nay
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#827 3/6/2018 Nay
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#848 3/6/2018 Nay
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#844 3/6/2018 Nay
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#830 3/6/2018 Other
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#836 3/6/2018 Other
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#831 3/6/2018 Other
S7026 House: Third Reading RCS#832 3/6/2018 Other
H0001 House: Third Reading RCS#761 3/5/2018 Nay
H0063 House: Third Reading RCS#801 3/5/2018 Yea
H0141 House: Third Reading RCS#802 3/5/2018 Yea
H0165 House: Third Reading RCS#789 3/5/2018 Yea
H0395 House: Third Reading RCS#774 3/5/2018 Yea
H0465 House: Third Reading RCS#793 3/5/2018 Yea
H0469 House: Third Reading RCS#814 3/5/2018 Yea
H0491 House: Third Reading RCS#815 3/5/2018 Yea
H0495 House: Third Reading RCS#777 3/5/2018 Yea
H0515 House: Third Reading RCS#753 3/5/2018 Other
H0521 House: Third Reading RCS#772 3/5/2018 Yea
H0609 House: Third Reading RCS#808 3/5/2018 Yea
H0617 House: Third Reading RCS#813 3/5/2018 Yea
H0653 House: Third Reading RCS#754 3/5/2018 Other
H0661 House: Third Reading RCS#816 3/5/2018 Yea
H0709 House: Third Reading RCS#768 3/5/2018 Yea
H0815 House: Third Reading RCS#778 3/5/2018 Yea
H0837 House: Third Reading RCS#776 3/5/2018 Yea
H0885 House: Third Reading RCS#770 3/5/2018 Yea
H0947 House: Third Reading RCS#795 3/5/2018 Yea
H0977 House: Third Reading RCS#796 3/5/2018 Yea
H0985 House: Third Reading RCS#773 3/5/2018 Yea
H1017 House: Third Reading RCS#790 3/5/2018 Yea
H1019 House: Third Reading RCS#792 3/5/2018 Yea
H1041 House: Third Reading RCS#804 3/5/2018 Yea
H1049 House: Third Reading RCS#779 3/5/2018 Yea
H1059 House: Third Reading RCS#771 3/5/2018 Yea
H1065 House: Third Reading RCS#803 3/5/2018 Yea
H1119 House: Third Reading RCS#788 3/5/2018 Yea
H1149 House: Third Reading RCS#775 3/5/2018 Yea
H1165 House: Third Reading RCS#767 3/5/2018 Yea
H1173 House: Third Reading RCS#800 3/5/2018 Yea
H1211 House: Third Reading RCS#812 3/5/2018 Yea
H1279 House: Third Reading RCS#822 3/5/2018 Yea
H1287 House: Third Reading RCS#784 3/5/2018 Yea
H1301 House: Third Reading RCS#797 3/5/2018 Yea
H1317 House: Third Reading RCS#794 3/5/2018 Yea
H1351 House: Third Reading RCS#769 3/5/2018 Yea
H1361 House: Third Reading RCS#798 3/5/2018 Yea
H1367 House: Third Reading RCS#806 3/5/2018 Yea
H1383 House: Third Reading RCS#799 3/5/2018 Yea
H1391 House: Third Reading RCS#752 3/5/2018 Other
H1393 House: Third Reading RCS#785 3/5/2018 Yea
H1395 House: Third Reading RCS#786 3/5/2018 Yea
H1401 House: Third Reading RCS#805 3/5/2018 Yea
H1449 House: Third Reading RCS#787 3/5/2018 Yea
H7039 House: Third Reading RCS#760 3/5/2018 Yea
H7055 House: Third Reading RCS#820 3/5/2018 Nay
H7055 House: Third Reading RCS#821 3/5/2018 Yea
H7061 House: Third Reading RCS#759 3/5/2018 Other
H7065 House: Third Reading RCS#755 3/5/2018 Other
H7067 House: Third Reading RCS#758 3/5/2018 Other
H7075 House: Third Reading RCS#762 3/5/2018 Yea
H7087 House: Third Reading RCS#756 3/5/2018 Other
H7093 House: Third Reading RCS#757 3/5/2018 Other
H7095 House: Third Reading RCS#763 3/5/2018 Yea
H7097 House: Third Reading RCS#764 3/5/2018 Yea
H7099 House: Third Reading RCS#765 3/5/2018 Yea
S0004 House: Third Reading RCS#782 3/5/2018 Nay
S0004 House: Third Reading RCS#783 3/5/2018 Yea
S0004 House: Third Reading RCS#781 3/5/2018 Nay
S0268 House: Third Reading RCS#819 3/5/2018 Yea
S0376 House: Third Reading RCS#807 3/5/2018 Yea
S0382 House: Third Reading RCS#791 3/5/2018 Yea
S0394 House: Third Reading RCS#811 3/5/2018 Yea
S0512 House: Third Reading RCS#809 3/5/2018 Yea
S0622 House: Third Reading RCS#766 3/5/2018 Yea
S1552 House: Third Reading RCS#818 3/5/2018 Yea
S1552 House: Third Reading RCS#817 3/5/2018 Nay
S1712 House: Third Reading RCS#810 3/5/2018 Yea
H0909 House: Third Reading RCS#750 3/2/2018 Nay
H1151 House: Third Reading RCS#748 3/2/2018 Yea
H6545 House: Third Reading RCS#749 3/2/2018 Yea
H0021 House: Third Reading RCS#696 3/1/2018 Yea
H0033 House: Third Reading RCS#680 3/1/2018 Yea
H0307 House: Third Reading RCS#740 3/1/2018 Yea
H0351 House: Third Reading RCS#702 3/1/2018 Yea
H0361 House: Third Reading RCS#738 3/1/2018 Yea
H0471 House: Third Reading RCS#716 3/1/2018 Yea
H0523 House: Third Reading RCS#717 3/1/2018 Yea
H0565 House: Third Reading RCS#724 3/1/2018 Yea
H0581 House: Third Reading RCS#715 3/1/2018 Yea
H0591 House: Third Reading RCS#714 3/1/2018 Yea
H0667 House: Third Reading RCS#705 3/1/2018 Yea
H0669 House: Third Reading RCS#709 3/1/2018 Yea
H0675 House: Third Reading RCS#700 3/1/2018 Yea
H0681 House: Third Reading RCS#693 3/1/2018 Yea
H0689 House: Third Reading RCS#701 3/1/2018 Yea
H0693 House: Third Reading RCS#727 3/1/2018 Yea
H0697 House: Third Reading RCS#686 3/1/2018 Yea
H0707 House: Third Reading RCS#741 3/1/2018 Yea
H0733 House: Third Reading RCS#710 3/1/2018 Yea
H0751 House: Third Reading RCS#728 3/1/2018 Yea
H0819 House: Third Reading RCS#684 3/1/2018 Yea
H0841 House: Third Reading RCS#721 3/1/2018 Yea
H0851 House: Third Reading RCS#708 3/1/2018 Yea
H0853 House: Third Reading RCS#739 3/1/2018 Yea
H0887 House: Third Reading RCS#726 3/1/2018 Yea
H0889 House: Third Reading RCS#744 3/1/2018 Yea
H0901 House: Third Reading RCS#742 3/1/2018 Yea
H0937 House: Third Reading RCS#699 3/1/2018 Yea
H0941 House: Third Reading RCS#671 3/1/2018 Yea
H0957 House: Third Reading RCS#711 3/1/2018 Yea
H0961 House: Third Reading RCS#707 3/1/2018 Yea
H0963 House: Third Reading RCS#685 3/1/2018 Yea
H0965 House: Third Reading RCS#692 3/1/2018 Yea
H0981 House: Third Reading RCS#683 3/1/2018 Yea
H0987 House: Third Reading RCS#720 3/1/2018 Yea
H1033 House: Third Reading RCS#682 3/1/2018 Yea
H1035 House: Third Reading RCS#725 3/1/2018 Yea
H1069 House: Third Reading RCS#703 3/1/2018 Yea
H1073 House: Third Reading RCS#687 3/1/2018 Yea
H1091 House: Third Reading RCS#722 3/1/2018 Yea
H1117 House: Third Reading RCS#690 3/1/2018 Yea
H1143 House: Third Reading RCS#712 3/1/2018 Yea
H1155 House: Third Reading RCS#695 3/1/2018 Yea
H1177 House: Third Reading RCS#713 3/1/2018 Yea
H1187 House: Third Reading RCS#694 3/1/2018 Yea
H1189 House: Third Reading RCS#681 3/1/2018 Yea
H1201 House: Third Reading RCS#723 3/1/2018 Yea
H1265 House: Third Reading RCS#704 3/1/2018 Yea
H1285 House: Third Reading RCS#691 3/1/2018 Yea
H1319 House: Third Reading RCS#729 3/1/2018 Yea
H1337 House: Third Reading RCS#698 3/1/2018 Yea
H1373 House: Third Reading RCS#697 3/1/2018 Yea
H1397 House: Third Reading RCS#689 3/1/2018 Yea
H1423 House: Third Reading RCS#719 3/1/2018 Yea
H1429 House: Third Reading RCS#679 3/1/2018 Yea
H1437 House: Third Reading RCS#746 3/1/2018 Yea
H1447 House: Third Reading RCS#706 3/1/2018 Other
H1451 House: Third Reading RCS#688 3/1/2018 Yea
H6041 House: Third Reading RCS#718 3/1/2018 Yea
H6049 House: Third Reading RCS#745 3/1/2018 Yea
H6501 House: Third Reading RCS#732 3/1/2018 Yea
H6505 House: Third Reading RCS#736 3/1/2018 Yea
H6509 House: Third Reading RCS#731 3/1/2018 Yea
H6523 House: Third Reading RCS#730 3/1/2018 Yea
H6525 House: Third Reading RCS#734 3/1/2018 Yea
H6527 House: Third Reading RCS#737 3/1/2018 Yea
H6535 House: Third Reading RCS#735 3/1/2018 Yea
H6543 House: Third Reading RCS#733 3/1/2018 Yea
H7007 House: Third Reading RCS#672 3/1/2018 Yea
H7057 House: Third Reading RCS#675 3/1/2018 Yea
H7073 House: Third Reading RCS#674 3/1/2018 Yea
H7077 House: Third Reading RCS#743 3/1/2018 Yea
H7079 House: Third Reading RCS#678 3/1/2018 Yea
H7083 House: Third Reading RCS#676 3/1/2018 Yea
H7085 House: Third Reading RCS#677 3/1/2018 Yea
H7091 House: Third Reading RCS#673 3/1/2018 Yea
H1217 House: Third Reading RCS#669 2/28/2018 Yea
H0243 House: Third Reading RCS#656 2/21/2018 Yea
H0459 House: Third Reading RCS#657 2/21/2018 Yea
H0461 House: Third Reading RCS#658 2/21/2018 Yea
H0547 House: Third Reading RCS#662 2/21/2018 Yea
H0573 House: Third Reading RCS#645 2/21/2018 Yea
H0639 House: Third Reading RCS#663 2/21/2018 Yea
H0703 House: Third Reading RCS#637 2/21/2018 Yea
H0705 House: Third Reading RCS#638 2/21/2018 Yea
H0731 House: Third Reading RCS#666 2/21/2018 Yea
H0735 House: Third Reading RCS#643 2/21/2018 Yea
H0839 House: Third Reading RCS#634 2/21/2018 Yea
H0869 House: Third Reading RCS#640 2/21/2018 Yea
H0875 House: Third Reading RCS#661 2/21/2018 Yea
H0935 House: Third Reading RCS#659 2/21/2018 Yea
H0953 House: Third Reading RCS#660 2/21/2018 Yea
H1055 House: Third Reading RCS#646 2/21/2018 Yea
H1071 House: Third Reading RCS#647 2/21/2018 Yea
Role Committee
Detail State Committee Member Subcommittee on Children, Families and Seniors
Detail State Committee Member Subcommittee on Government Operations and Technology
Detail State Committee Member Subcommittee on Justice
Detail State Committee Member Select Subcommittee on Member Conduct
Detail State Committee Member House Committee on Public Integrity and Ethics
Name Title Role Description Location Address Phone Email
Sarah Goldman District Secretary Senior Secretary / Secretary District Office 1 6798 Crosswinds Drive
St. Petersburg, FL. 33710-5477
(727) 341-7385 sarah.goldman@myfloridahouse.gov
Ashley Overend Legislative Assistant Legislative Assistant / Policy Advisor District Office 1 6798 Crosswinds Drive
St. Petersburg, FL. 33710-5477
(727) 341-7385 ashley.overend@myfloridahouse.gov
Biographical Information
City of Residence- Treasure Island
Occupation- Public Affairs
Child(ren)- Christopher Peters, Steven Peters, Michael Peters, Adam Peters
Grandchild(ren)- Riley Peters, Caleb Peters, Connor Peters, Steven Peters, Jr.
Education- St. Petersburg College, AA; Eckerd College, BA, Human Development
Born- February 27
History- Previously served local government- elected to the South Pasadena City Commission, 2008; elected Mayor, 2009-2012
Moved to Florida- 1985
Religious Affiliation- Catholic
Recreational Interest- cycling, diverse art and music, hiking, kayaking, outdoor enthusiast, paddle boarding, walking on the beach
Legislative Service
Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012, reelected subsequently
Other Public Service
Served local government. Elected to the South Pasadena City Commission 2008, Elected Mayor 2009-2012
Affiliations
St. Petersburg College Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions, Board of Directors, 2018
Pinellas County Sheriff's Advisory Board, Member, 2017
Rotary Club of St. Petersburg
South Pasadena Planning and Zoning Board, Board of Directors, 2006-2008
Highlights
Florida Hospital Association Behavioral Health Council, Recognition, 2016
FMHC, Legislator of the Year Award, 2016
M.A. Bernstein Award for Mental Health Awareness, 2016
Association of Counties, County Champion Award, 2015
Florida Association of Counties, Exemplary Public Service Award, 2015
Florida Housing Coalition, Housing Champion, 2015
Florida Partners in Crisis, Legislative Champion, 2015
Florida Sheriff's Association, Legislative Champion, 2015
Florida Veterinary Medical Association, Legislator of the Year, 2015
Osteopathic Medical Society, Legislator of the Year, 2015
Suncoast League of Cities, Legislator of the Year, 2015
TASC Innovator Award, 2015
Association of Counties, County Champion Award, 2014
League of Cities, "Defender of Home Rule" Award, 2014
St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, Woman of Distinction Award, nominee, 2006
Princess of the Queen of Hearts Royal Court for outstanding community service, 2005
Pinellas Juvenile Assessment Center, Advisory Board, past member
Chaired major fundraising events for the St. Petersburg Museum of History, Queen of Hearts Royal Court, Boys and Girls Clubs, and many other charitable organizations.