REPRESENTATIVE WILL SHARE HIGHLIGHTS FROM LEGISLATIVE SESSION
Representative Kathleen Peters, District 69, should have a lot of interesting stories to tell about her first legislative session as a voting member of the Florida House of Representatives. Recently returned from Tallahassee, Peters will provide an end of session summary at the June 7 BWRC luncheon.
A resident and former mayor of South Pasedena, Peters first moved to Pinellas County in 1985 when she and her husband purchased a small retail business. She served on the South Pasedena Planning and Zoning Board of Directors 2006-2008 before being elected to the South Pasedena City Commission in 2008. In June 2009, she was elected by the Commission to serve as mayor for the remainder of the retiring mayor's term. She was re-elected mayor in March 2010 for another three year term.
In the Florida House of Representatives, Peters serves on the Education Committee and the Select Committee on Gaming. She also serves on the Ethics & Elections, Government Operations Appropriations, Healthy Families and Veteran & Military Affairs subcommittees.
A graduate of Eckerd College with a major in human development, Peters and her husband, Michael, Have four sons and four grandsons.