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Senator Kathleen Passidomo

Florida Senate

Address: 3299 East Tamiami Trail Suite 203 Naples, FL 34112
Brief info

Personal & Career

Legislative Service
Elected to the Senate in 2016, reelected subsequently
Majority (Republican) Leader, 2018-2020
House of Representatives, 2010-2016
Other Public Service
Statewide Council on Human Trafficking, 2017-2019
Florida Public Service Commission Nominating Council, 2017-2018, 2019-2020
State of Florida Commission on the Status of Women, Commissioner, 2001-2007; Treasurer, 2003-2005; Vice Chairman, 2005-2006; Chairman, 2006-2007
Board of Supervisors of the Ave Maria Stewardship Community District, Member, 2004-2007
Collier County Juvenile Justice Council, Founding Chairman
Collier County Senior Resource Center, Founding Director

Honors and Awards

The Small County Coalition, Legislative Appreciation, 2021
Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Florida, Legislative Champion, 2021
Florida College of Emergency Physicians, Legislator of the Year, 2021
The Florida Society of Ophthalmology, Legislator of the Year, 2021
Florida Sheriffs Association, Friend of the Sheriff Award, 2017, 2021
Florida League of Cities, Legislative Appreciation Award, 2021
Associated Industries of Florida (AIF), Champion for Business Award, 2018, 2021
PACE Center for Girls, Collier, Leadership Award, 2019
The Collier County Judiciary, Lion of the Law Award for Professionalism, 2019
Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology, Dr. Frederick Haynes Legislator of the Year Award, 2018
AARP "Capitol Caregivers" Award, 2018
Florida Association for the Education of Young Children (FLAEYC), Legislative Advocacy Award, 2018
Florida Council for Community Mental Health and the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association, Behavioral Health Legislative Leader Award, 2018
Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA), Champion of Housing Award, 2018
Florida Agencies Serving the Blind, Legislative Appreciation Award, 2018
PACE Center for Girls, Collier, Legislative Leadership Award, 2018
Florida School Boards Association, Legislator of the Year Award, 2018
Family Law Section of The Florida Bar, Legislative Appreciation Award, 2018
Children's Forum, Senator of the Year Award, 2018
The Association of Early Learning Coalitions, Legislative Appreciation Award, 2018
Community Association Network, Legislator of the Year Award, 2018
The Florida Chamber of Commerce, Most Valuable Legislator (MVL), 2018
Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF), Legislative Champion, 2018
AARP Capitol Caregiver Award, 2017
Associated Builders and Contractors of Florida, Legislator of the Year, 2017
Florida League of Cities, Legislative Appreciation Award, 2017
Florida Realtors, Legislative Champion, 2017
Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Rosemary Barkett Outstanding Achievement Award, 2017
Florida Bicycle Association, Elected Official Champion of the Year Award, 2016
U.S. Chamber of Commerce, State Legislative Achievement Award, 2016
Elder Law Section of The Florida Bar, Legislator of the Year, 2014, 2015
Trial Law Section of The Florida Bar, Legislator of the Year, 2015
Florida Council on Aging, Advocacy Award, 2014
Florida Land Title Association, Legislator of the Year, 2013
Florida Bankers Association, Legislator of the Year, 2013
American Institute of Architects, Florida Legislator of the Year, 2013
Community Advocacy Network, Community Association Legislator of the Year Award, 2013
Education Foundation of Collier County, "Glass Slipper" Award, 2010
Legal Aid Service of Collier County, Florida Bar President's Pro Bono Service Award, 2010
Naples Area Board of Realtors, Ad Miller Service Award, 2010
Legal Aid Service of Collier County, Attorney of the Year, 2010
Children's Advocacy Center of Collier County, Wallace Benevolent Award, 2007
Collier County Women's Bar Association, Attorney of the Year, 2005
Zonta Club of Naples, Yellow Rose Award, 2000
Naples Daily News, Citizen of the Year, 2000
Leadership Collier, Distinguished Alumni Award, 1996
Girls, Incorporated of Naples - Collier County, "She Knows Where She's Going" Award, 1991
The Florida Law Related Education Association of the Florida Bar, Attorney of the Year Award, 1990

Affiliations

The Florida Bar, Member
Florida Bar Certified Real Estate Lawyer
Florida Bar, Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section, Member
Collier County Bar Association, Member
Collier County Women's Bar Association, Member
Collier County Real Estate Attorneys Section, Member
Leadership Florida, Class XII
Leadership Collier Class of 1991
Leadership Marco Island Class of 2014
Collier County Republican Club
Collier County Women's Republican Club
Marco Island Republican Club

Biographical Information

Occupation: Attorney; Kelly, Passidomo & Kelly, LLP
Spouse: John M. Passidomo of Naples, FL
Children: Catarina, Francesca, Gabriella
Grandchildren: William, Emilio
Education:
Trinity University, Washington D.C., B.A., 1975
Stetson University College of Law, J.D., 1978
Born: Jersey City, New Jersey. Moved to Florida in 1979.
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Recreation: Cooking, opera

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