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Mayor Leslie Waters

Mayor Leslie Waters
(727) 391-0204
lwaters@myseminole.com

Current Office: Mayor
(March 2013 - November 2016)

On Council since 03/2009

Councilor, 03/2009
Vice Mayor, 3/2010
Interim-Mayor, 11/2012-3/2013
Mayor, Current

Former Office:
The Florida House of Representatives; State Representative, H-51, 1998-2006     
Speaker Pro-Tempore, 2006-2008
House Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations, Chairman
House Insurance Committee, Chairman
Pinellas County Legislative Delegation, Chairman
Hurricane Preparedness Workgroup, Chairman
Joint Select Committee on Hurricane Insurance, Co-Chairman
Governor's Commission on Workers Compensation Reform
Governor's Commission on the Future of Space/Aeronautics
Select Committee on Florida's Economic Future

Education:

Florida State University - BS '69, MS '70
Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)
Certified Supreme Court Mediator, since 2002
Seminole Citizen Academy, 2014
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), 2015

Boards and Committees

PEMHS Mental Health Services, Board of Directors, since 1999
Pinellas County Urban League Guild
Pinellas County Farm Bureau
Seminole VFW - A # 9272  
Seminole Historical Society, Member
Seminole Chamber of Commerce, Member
Seminole Friends of the Library, Member
Suncoast League of Cities - Legislative Co-Chair
Pinellas County Mayor’s Council
Florida League of Mayors - Legislative Co-Chair
Florida League of Cities – Advocacy Committee
Florida League of Cities – Home Rule Hero; 2013, 2015, 2016

Women’s Democracy Network Council since 2013

Employment:

Allstate Insurance Company, 1971-2000     
State of Florida, The Florida Legislature, 1998-2006
Leslie Waters Government Relations, since 2006
IRI - International Democracy Consultant, since 2004
USFSP - Adjunct Political Science Professor - 2010-2012
Eckerd College - Adjunct Political Science Professor, since 2013

Volunteer Activities:

Seminole Relay for Life
PARC
Salvation Army, "Ring with the Mayor"
Support the Troops
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Alzheimer’s Association, Memory Walk

Al Waters - Husband