Forward Pinellas is governed by a 13-member board of elected officials. These officials represent municipal governments, the Board of County Commissioners and the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority. The composition of the Forward Pinellas Board is determined by Chapter 339.175, Florida Statutes. Several of the board positions rotate on a two year basis. Each individual agency is responsible for selecting its membership on the Board.

Board meetings are typically held the second Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m.

Board Members

Councilmember Darden Rice

Darden Rice, Chair

City of St. Petersburg Councilmember
City of St. Petersburg
P.O. Box 2842, St. Petersburg, FL 33731
darden.rice@stpete.org
727-893-7117

Cookie Kennedy

Joanne “Cookie” Kennedy, Vice Chair

City of Indian Rocks Beach Mayor
Representing Belleair Beach, Belleair Shore, Indian Rocks Beach, Indian Shores, Madeira Beach, North Redington Beach, Redington Beach, Redington Shores, St. Pete Beach, and Treasure Island

1507 Bay Palm Boulevard, Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785
ckennedy@irbcity.com
727-595-2517

Janet Long

Janet Long, Secretary

Pinellas County Commissioner
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority
315 Court Street, Clearwater, FL 33756
janetclong@pinellascounty.org
727-464-3365

David Allbritton

David Allbritton, Treasurer

Vice Mayor of Clearwater
City of Clearwater

P.O. Box 4748, Clearwater, FL 33758-4748
David.Allbritton@myclearwater.com
727-562-4042

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Dave Eggers

Pinellas County Commissioner
Pinellas County

315 Court Street, Clearwater, FL 33756
deggers@pinellascounty.org
727-464-3279

Pat Gerard

Pat Gerard

Pinellas County Commissioner
Pinellas County
315 Court Street, Clearwater, FL 33756
pgerard@pinellascounty.org
727-464-3360

Karen Williams

Karen Seel

Pinellas County Commissioner
Pinellas County

315 Court Street, Clearwater, FL 33756
kseel@pinellascounty.org
727-464-3278

Brandi Gabbard

Brandi Gabbard

City of St. Petersburg Councilmember
City of St. Petersburg
P.O. Box 2842, St. Petersburg, FL 33731
Brandi.Gabbard@stpete.org
727-893-7117

Patti Reed

Patti Reed

City of Pinellas Park Councilmember
City of Pinellas Park

P.O. Box 1100, Pinellas Park, FL 33780
preed@pinellas-park.com
727-369-0700

Bonnie Noble

Bonnie Noble

Kenneth City Councilmember
Belleair, Belleair Bluffs, Gulfport, Kenneth City, Seminole, and South Pasadena
2747 Sunset Blvd. Belleair Bluffs, Fl 33770
nobleb@kennethcityfl.org 
727-498-8948

Julie Ward Bujalski

Julie Ward Bujalski

City of Dunedin Mayor
City of Dunedin

P.O. Box 1348, Dunedin, FL 34697
jbujalski@dunedinfl.net
727-298-3001

Cliff Merz

Cliff Merz

City of Safety Harbor Vice Mayor
Tarpon Springs, Safety Harbor and Oldsmar
750 Main Street, Safety Harbor, FL 34695
cmerz@cityofsafetyharbor.com
727-587-6702

Michael Smith

Michael Smith

City of Largo Commissioner
City of Largo

201 Highland Avenue, P.O. Box 296, Largo, FL 37779
msmith@largo.com
727-587-6702

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Mar 2021
10 March 2021

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May 2021
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Jun 2021
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Jul 2021
14 July 2021

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Aug 2021
11 August 2021

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Sep 2021
08 September 2021

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Oct 2021
13 October 2021

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Nov 2021
10 November 2021

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Dec 2021
08 December 2021

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Past Events

12 July 2017

Forward Pinellas Board Meeting

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pinellas County Courthouse, 315 Court Street, 5th Floor Assembly Room
Clearwater, FL 33756 United States
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04 August 2017
13 September 2017

CANCELED – Forward Pinellas Board Meeting

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pinellas County Courthouse, 315 Court Street, 5th Floor Assembly Room
Clearwater, FL 33756 United States
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08 November 2017

Forward Pinellas Board Meeting

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pinellas County Courthouse, 315 Court Street, 5th Floor Assembly Room
Clearwater, FL 33756 United States
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08 August 2018

(Cancelled) Forward Pinellas Board Meeting

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pinellas County Courthouse, 315 Court Street, 5th Floor Assembly Room
Clearwater, FL 33756 United States
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