Prominent Local Leaders Endorse Mitch Thrower for Hillsborough County School Board District 3

We are proud to announce the following prominent leaders in Hillsborough County have endorsed Mitch Thrower for Hillsborough County School Board District 3.

Victor_Crist“These are challenging times with difficult decisions to be made. We need an intelligent, common sense leader on our school board like Mitch Thrower, who has a proven track record of getting the tough jobs done right.”

Victor Crist, Retired State Senator, representing the 12th District from 2000 to 2010 as a Republican




“Mitch would bring a solid and diverse background to our Hillsborough County School Board. His financial oversight and audit experience will go a long way to help our School Board.I have known Mitch for many years, both on a personal level and in the professional arena. I have seen the level of integrity he displays. With utmost respect, it is a pleasure to give my endorsement to his candidacy.  Please help me elect Mitch Thrower to School Board, District 3. His commitment to our County is key to a great School Board. He won’t let us down. Please add your endorsement to mine for Mitch Thrower.”


Rose V. Ferlita, former Tampa City Council Member  and a former Hillsborough County Commissioner.



Sandy-Murman2“I have been an advocate for Hillsborough County children for a long time. Having had the opportunity to serve with Mitch Thrower on the Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County, I have seen Mitch’s passion for our children and their education. Mitch is a natural leader whose interpersonal skills, financial expertise, and dedication to improving our schools are exactly what the Hillsborough County School Board needs.”

Sandy Murman, currently serves as a Hillsborough County Commissioner and prior to joining the County Commission, she completed eight years as a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 1996-2004.


“I have known Mitch Thrower and his family for many years now. I highly, enthusiastically, and proudly endorse him as candidate for School Board of Hillsborough County. He will bring amultitude of talent to the board. Both students and teachers will benefit from Mitch’s ability to solve problems. He will listen to the problems and develop strategies to solve them. Please vote Mitch Thrower for School Board.”


K.R. Lombardia, current President of Centro Asturiano de Tampa and a retired educator and baseball coach for Hillsborough County Schools.

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