Karl Nurse’s Bio

Civic Activities

Karl Nurse photo

  • PSTA — Board member since 2003, 2007, Vice Chair -2008
  • St. Petersburg Planning Commission, member 1993-2002, Chair 2000
  • St. Petersburg Historic Preservation Commission, member 1993-2002, Chair 2000
  • Council of Neighborhood Associations, St. Petersburg, President 2003-2006, V.P. 2002
  • Pinellas Living Green, Inc. – Founder and President, 2006-current
  • Old Southeast Neighborhood Association, President 6 years between 1992-2002
  • St. Petersburg Housing Roundtable, member 1990’s (about 5 years)
  • St. Petersburg Neighborhood Housing Services, former Vice Chair
  • Homelessness Coalition, member 2006-current (representing CONA or PSTA)
  • Suncoast Sierra Club, Board Member 2006 – current
  • Albert Whitted Airport Blue Ribbon Advisory Task Force, late 1990’s and 2005
  • Vision 20/20, Co-Chair, Traditional Neighborhoods Committee
  • Code Enforcement Task Force, three times 1990’s (amendments to code policies)
  • Community Alliance, 1991-93
  • Leadership St. Pete, Class of 1991
  • St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, Government Committee, 5 years (1990’s)
  • St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, Housing Committee, 2 years (1990’s)

Professional

  • Bay Tech Label, President, 1986 – current
    (35 employee specialty printer)
  • Horizon Packaging Corp, 1980-86, Vice President
  • Florida State Senate, Legislative Aide 1976-1980
  • Florida State House, Legislative Aide, 1974-1976

Education

  • University of South Florida, 1980, B.A. in Political Science