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Board of Trustees

 
Board of Trustees
Jeff Kottkamp

 

Jeff Kottkamp is President of Jeff Kottkamp, P.A.  He is an AV preeminent rated attorney and has been licensed to practice law for over 32 years.  He concentrates his practice on Legislative and Governmental Affairs and Constitutional Law.   

 

He was elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2000.  While in the House he served as Chairman of the Judiciary Committee, Chairman of the Judicial Appropriations Committee, Chairman of the Government Operations Committee, Vice Chairman of Rules and was Deputy Majority Whip.  He also served on the National Council of State Legislators Law and Criminal Justice Committee and the American Legislative Exchange Council Task Force on Civil Justice.

 

In November of 2006 he was elected as the 17th Lieutenant Governor of Florida.  As Lieutenant Governor, he oversaw the Governor’s Office of Drug Control, the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, the Office of Adoption and Child Protection, and the Governor’s Office of Film and Entertainment.  Governor Kottkamp also served as Chairman of Florida's Children & Youth Cabinet, Chairman of Space Florida Board of Directors, and Chairman of the Florida Sports Foundation.  On June 18, 2008 he served as the Acting Governor of the State of Florida.

 

Governor Kottkamp actively promotes ethics and professionalism in the lobbying profession and recently served as Chair of the Florida Association of Professional Lobbyists. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at the Florida State University College of Law teaching Ethics and Professional Responsibility.

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