Florida Association of Professional Lobbyists


2018 FAPL Committee Structure

New ideas are always welcome and FAPL members are invited to join a committee as we progress through the year.

If you are interested in serving on a FAPL committee, please contact us at info@FAPL.us

Education Committee

To seek and secure speakers who will attract attendees from all of FAPL's diverse sectors of membership and to ensure FAPL's members are up-to-date on the laws and rules governing the practice of lobbying.

Annual Conference Committee

To survey, plan, solicit and execute educational programming at the Annual Conference, working in partnership with the Education Committee and Sponsorship Committee to ensure sessions provide high quality content that engages all FAPL members and meets the requirements for DPL coursework.



To attract and obtain members, to solicit their opinions in an effort to involve and retain them, and to survey non-members to ascertain their reasons for not being members and to motivate them to join.

Sponsorship Committee

To establish goals and objectives for annual sponsorship opportunities, allowing for maximum benefits for event sponsors and awarding opportunities for partnership with FAPL members and supporters, working in partnership with the Annual Conference Committee to ensure sponsors are properly matched with Committee goals and objectives.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee shall consist of the Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary-Treasurer, immediate past-Chairman and one other member of the Board nominated by the officers. The at-large member of the Board nominated by the officers shall be approved by the Board at the first meeting of the Board after January 1st. An at-large Executive Committee member shall serve a maximum of two years unless elected as an officer of the Association. The Association President or Association Manager shall serve as an ex-officio member of the Executive Committee.

  • Jeff Kottkamp - Chair
  • Candice Ericks - Vice Chair
  • Jennifer Green - Secretary/Treasurer
  • Michael Hightower - Immediate Past-Chairman
  • TBA - At Large Representative

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee shall consist of the past chairman of the FAPL Board of Directors, the Secretary-Treasurer, two Board members and two at-large association members.

(Appointments made in August)

FAPLtini Task Force

To plan and execute networking events for members and legislators.

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