Special Initiatives

Gabriel Myers Work Group

Member Bio

Craig Latimer

Craig Latimer currently serves as Chief of Staff for the Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Office. Prior to accepting that appointment in January 2009, he spent over 35 years with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, rising through the ranks from crime scene investigator to Major. In his last assignment with the Sheriff’s Office, he served for three years as Commander of the Child Protection Division, responsible for the investigation of 13,000 allegations of child abuse annually.

Mr. Latimer has served on numerous community boards and committees, including charter membership on the University of South Florida Collaborative for Children, Families, and Communities. In 2008, he was recognized as the Child Abuse Council Champion for Children and received the Hero’s Award from Hillsborough Kids Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of South Florida.