Attorney General Pam Bondi Endorses Steve Cona for School Board, District 1

The Steve Cona campaign today announced it's received the endorsement of Attorney General Pam Bondi for the District 1, Hillsborough County School Board seat.

"I’m proud to support Steve Cona for Hillsborough County school board,” said Bondi. “His forward-thinking approach to inspiring students to think about fulfilling career options, outside of the traditional college experience, has already proven valuable to this region. As a school board member, he will be able to amplify his efforts to serve more students, while also demonstrating good stewardship of taxpayer dollars. I hope the people of District 1 will join me in my support of Steve for school board.”

Cona is the president/CEO of Associated Builders and Contractors Florida Gulf Coast Chapter. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of South Florida. He was appointed by Florida Governor Rick Scott to the Hillsborough Community College District Board of Trustees. Steve has a passion for improving Florida’s skilled labor workforce, while cultivating the lives of hardworking, skilled workers.  Cona is also the executive director of the Build Tampa Bay Foundation and serves on the advisory board for Visit Tampa Bay.

“I’m humbled and proud to receive the endorsement from Florida’s Attorney General, Pam Bondi,” said Cona. “Her integrity and commitment to the citizens of this state to keep them safe in times of crisis is unmatched, and I’m honored to have her support.”

Bondi, first elected in 2010, is the first female attorney general in Florida history. Before serving as Attorney General, she was a prosecutor with nearly 20 years of experience in taking on the toughest cases, from domestic violence to murder.  Bondi has made it a priority to attack the opioid epidemic, serving on the President’s Opioid and Drug Abuse Commission, and is fighting Human Trafficking in Florida as the chair of the anti-trafficking commission.

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Kelsey Lehtomaa