Kathleen (Kathleen) Passidomo (R-SS28)
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Capitol: 850.487.5028
FAX: 850.487.5174
District: 239.417.6205
Senator
Room 409 The Capitol 404 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100

District Office:
3299 East Tamiami Trail
Naples, FL 34112
Elected: 2016    Next Election: 2026
Spouse: John M. Passidomo (deceased)   DOB: 5/19/1953
Counties Representing
Collier / Hendry / Lee

Bio

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- in Jersey City, New Jersey. Moved to Florida in 1979.

Religious Affiliation- Roman Catholic Recreation- Cooking, opera 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