Kathleen M. Peters

District: 69 -- Republican

Part of Pinellas

Committee Membership for 2016 - 2018 Term

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 Services

Served local government. Elected to the South Pasadena City Commission 2008, Elected Mayor 2009-2012


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


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.

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