Alan Clendenin

Tampa City Council, District 1


Alan will be the first out LGBTQ+ person to serve on the Tampa City Council!


Born in Sanford Florida and attended public schools in Sanford, Oviedo, and Orlando, FL. He lives with his partner of 35 years, they are the fathers of a son and a daughter.

Lifelong Democrat, activist, and volunteer. Began his activism in high school as a big brother for troubled youth and as a volunteer for a presidential campaign. He’s been actively involved in numerous local, state, and national organizations.

A pro-labor Democrat that spent years as a local, regional, and national labor leader for NATCA an AFL-CIO affiliated union. A union leader in recruiting, developing, and training a national network of campaign and political activists. Led political agenda-driven campaigns and a leader in fighting Republican attacks on: contracting union jobs, employee benefits, health care, and social security.

A small business owner and an air traffic control professional with more than 30 years of technical and management experience. A leader who coaches staff to achieve organizational excellence. Maintains professional relationships with; various government agencies, industry representatives, customers, and local and national elected officials.