Mayor's Office

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Since 1993, St. Petersburg has operated under the strong mayor form of government—a system that combines the strong political leadership of a mayor with an elected city council. The Mayor’s Office supports Mayor Ken Welch and serves to advance the Administration’s high-level initiatives.  

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Mayor's Cabinet

The Cabinet advises the Mayor on any subject he may require relating to the duties of each Cabinet member's respective position. The Cabinet includes the following members:

  • Robert Gerdes, City Administrator
  • Tom Greene, Assistant City Administrator
  • James Corbett, Administrator, City Development Administration
  • Amy Foster, Community and Neighborhood Affairs Administrator
  • Anthony Holloway, Police Department Chief
  • Mike Jefferis, Leisure Services Administrator
  • Jackie Kovilaritch, Legal Department City Attorney
  • James Large, Fire Rescue Department Chief
  • Alizza Punzalan-Randle, Communications and Community Engagement Managing Director
  • Claude Tankersley, Public Works Administrator
  • Doyle Walsh, Chief of Staff
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