District 8: Amy Foster

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Meet Council Member Foster

Contact

amy.foster@stpete.org  |  Legislative Aide: cortney.phillips@stpete.org  |  727-551-3437
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Biography

ProfessionalFoster
Chief Executive Officer of The Homeless Leadership Alliance of Pinellas.
Previously served as the Executive Director of the Guardian ad Litem Foundation of Tampa Bay and as a National Collaborative Network Manager for the EdLab Group’s National Girls Collaborative Project which focused on gender equity and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Also worked for nearly ten years with Girl Scouts of West Central Florida as the Director of Girl and Adult Leadership Development.

Education and Awards
Centenary College of Louisiana, B.A. in Psychology and Sociology, Class of 2000
High School: Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts (LSMSA), Class of 1995

Community

Guardian ad Litem, 6th Judicial Circuit
Family Tyes Counseling and Consulting, Board Member
Chair of 70th Anniversary, Former VP of Community, Junior League of Clearwater-Dunedin
Former Vice President, St. Pete Pride
Former, STEM Advisory Board for Girls Inc. of Pinellas
Gold Award Advisor, Girl Scouts of West Central Florida
Former IT Infrastructure Committee, Visitor Studies Association
Founding Board Member, Industrial Arts Center in Gulfport

Personal

Originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Amy, her partner Damia Kelly and her daughter, Elena, are proud to call the North Kenwood neighborhood of St. Pete their home.

Committee Assignments

  • Co-Sponsored Events Committee
  • Legislative Affairs and Intergovernmental Relations Committee
  • Public Services and Infrastructure Committee
  • Tampa Bay Estuary
  • Youth and Family Services Committee

Terms of Office

Elected to City Council in November 2013; re-elected November 2017; term expires Jan. 6, 2022.
2016 Past Chair of City Council. 

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