Mayor Skip Campbell was elected as Mayor of Coral Springs in November 2014, and was re-elected in November 2016. He has been a resident of Coral Springs for 36 years and was one of the original members of the Economic Development Foundation. He was board-certified as a civil trial lawyer by The Florida Bar in 1983.
Mayor Campbell previously served in the Florida Senate from 1996 to 2006. He was an accomplished legislator and proudly served the communities of the western portions of central and northern Broward County. During his time in the Senate, he passed 112 bills benefitting the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) and other worthy causes. He was Chairman of the Finance and Tax, Regulated Industries and Children and Families Committees.
He has received many awards and recognitions including the Distinguished Community Service Award of the B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation League of Coral Springs/Parkland, the Outstanding Senator Award of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers and the Child Advocate of the Year Award in recognition of his commitment and service to children.
Mayor Campbell was born in Rockaway Beach, New York. He graduated from the University of Florida’s Law School in 1973. During his career, he has been President of the Broward County Bar Association, President of the Broward County Young Lawyers Association, and President of the Federal Bar Association of Broward County. In his spare time, he also coached youth soccer and little league for 10 years.