Public Advocacy

The Straz Center was conceived and built by a strong public/private partnership.We encourage all our attendees, students and private supporters, residents and visitors to Tampa Bay to take the opportunity and share their value of our services and programs with our public officials:

Governor Rick Scott
Office of Governor Rick Scott
State of Florida
The Capitol
400 S. Monroe St.
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0001
Citizen Services Hotline: 850.488.4441
Executive Office of the Governor Switchboard: 850.488.7146

Senator John Legg
Chair, Hillsborough Legislative Delegation
Legislative Assistant: Becky Zizzo
District Office:
262 Crystal Grove Blvd.
Lutz, FL 33548
813.909.9919
Tallahassee Office:
316 Senate Office Bldg.
404 S. Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100
850.487.5017
legg.john.web@flsenate.gov

Mayor Bob Buckhorn
City of Tampa
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, Florida 33602
813.274.8251

Tampa City Council
315 East Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, Florida 33602
Phone: 813.274.8131
Mike Suarez - District 1
Mary Mulhern - District 2
Yvonne Yolie Capin - District 3
Harry Cohen - District 4
Frank Reddick - District 5
Charlie Miranda - District 6
Lisa J. Montelione - District 7

Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners
Hillsborough County Commissioners
P.O. Box 1110
813.272.5660
813.301.7173 TTY
Tampa, FL 33601
Sandra L. Murman – District 1 – 813.272.5470
Victor D. Crist – District 2 – 813.272.5452
Leslie "Les" Miller, Jr. – District 3 – 813.272.5720
Al Higginbotham – District 4 – 813.272.5740
Ken Hagan – District 5 – 813.272.5725
Kevin Beckner – District 6 – 813.272.5730
Mark Sharpe – District 7 – 813.272.5735

U.S. Representative Kathy Castor
11th District of Florida
Washington Office
317 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: 202.225.3376
Fax: 202.225.5652
Tampa Office
4144 N Armenia Ave
Suite 300
Tampa, FL 33607
Phone: 813.871.2817
Fax: 813.871.2864

Bill Nelson, U.S. Senate
Washington, D.C.
United States Senate
716 Senate Hart Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 202.224.5274
Fax: 202.228.2183
Tampa, FL
Sam Gibbons Federal Courthouse
801 N. Florida Ave., 4th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: 813.225.7040
Fax: 813.225.7050