State Legislator Lindsay Cross

State Legislator Lindsay Cross

On November 2, Florida Legislator Lindsay Cross will visit BPW to share her insights on our state goverment, current legislation and issues facing all Floridians as well as those specific to us here in her home district.


Representative Lindsay Cross is a 22-year resident of Florida and is proud to represent District 60 in Pinellas County, which includes portions of St. Petersburg and Pinellas Park. She is an environmental scientist, with a BS in Environmental Health from Colorado State University and a MS in Environmental Science and Policy from the University of South Florida.


Throughout her career, she has focused on using science to make better management and policy decisions that strengthen our economy and improve our quality of life.


During 14 years at the Tampa Bay Estuary Program, she oversaw projects and advanced policy solutions to improve water quality and restore coastal and upland habitats within Florida’s largest open-water estuary. She has served in leadership roles at the Florida Wildlife Corridor and Florida Conservation Voters, both statewide non-profit organizations.


Elected to the Florida State House in 2022, Rep. Cross serves on Agricultural and Natural Resources and Higher Education Appropriations subcommittees; as well as Health and Human Services; Post-Secondary Education and Workforce; Constitutional Rights, Rule of Law & Government Operations; and Water Quality, Supply and Treatment. Her legislative priorities include affordable housing, education and workforce training, clean water and resiliency, and consumer protections.