Steve Kornell - Vice Chair - District 5
Terms of Office:
Elected in 2009. Re-elected in 2011. Term expires January 2, 2016.
- Tampa Bay Estuary Program - Chair
- Housing Services Committee
- Co-Sponsored Events Committee
- Public Services and Infrastructure Committee
- Community Development Block Grant Committee
- Youth Services Committee
- Legislative Affairs and Intergovernmental Relations Committee
Professional: Education played such a role in Steve's life that in October, 2005 he felt compelled to help others obtain the same leg up in life by working with some of our neediest students in the Pinellas County School System. Steve is currently a School Social Worker in addition to his council duties.
Community: Current and past affiliations include: Leadership St. Pete Class of 2009 ; Greater Pinellas Point Civic Association; Childs Park Youth Initiative Council (CPYIC); Board Member & Past Chair, Pinellas Youth Pride (PYP); Member, Pinellas Classroom Teachers Association (PCTA); Member, National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA); Member, Florida Recreation and Parks Association (FRPA) ; Member, National Association of Social Workers (NASW); Member, Florida Association of School Social Workers (FASSW); Member, Pinellas County Arts Council (ACE Committee); Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
Education and Awards:
BA in Human Development from Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida - 1995.
MSW from the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, Florida in 2005.
Steve was born at Mound Park Hospital, now known as Bayfront Medical Center, in 1966, and has lived in St. Petersburg for most of his life. He attended Childs Park Elementary School and graduated from Gibbs High School in 1984. Steve and his partner Bobby live in the Greater Pinellas Point neighborhood, where Steve has owned a home since 1999. They love taking their dogs Harvey and Hedwig to the Lake Vista Dog Park and the Fort Desoto Dog Beach.
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