Chairman Kevin Van Ostenbridge, District Three


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Kevin Van Ostenbridge, District Three

Party Affiliation: Republican - Elected 2020

Phone: (941) 745-3705

Fax: (941) 745-3790

Email: [email protected]

Mailing Address:
The Honorable Kevin Van Ostenbridge
P.O. Box 1000
Bradenton, FL 34206

To schedule appointments, follow through on concerns, or obtain County information, you may contact Commissioner Van Ostenbridge's assistant Jorge Arana by phone at (941) 745-3721 or email at [email protected].


Kevin Van Ostenbridge is a native of Manatee County and a third generation Floridian with a passion for his community. Having lived, worked and volunteered in Bradenton and on Anna Maria Island most of his life he has deep community roots. Kevin has been a volunteer youth football coach for the Manatee Wildcats and The Police Athletic League and coached football at his alma mater Manatee High School for 5 years. Kevin is active with the Manatee County Chamber of Commerce serving on the transportation and legislative committees as well as on the Board of Directors for 2021. Kevin spent six summers in the bustling Alaskan port city of Skagway, a place that holds a very special place in his heart. He is an adventurous person who loves to travel the world and lives for the day. Family and friends are the most important things in his life.

Commissioner Van Ostenbridge started his successful real estate career in 2003 and became a Top Producer at Boyd Realty eventually managing their branch office on Anna Maria Island. Kevin also started Be Easy Tours, a Bradenton based excursion company.

Community Involvement

  • Manatee County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, 2021
  • Member of Transportation and Legislative Committees
  • Leadership Manatee Graduate, 2018
  • Bradenton Kiwanis Club, 2017-Present
  • Republican Executive Committee, Member
  • Manatee County Republican Club, Member
  • Pointe West Homeowners Association, 2016-2021
  • Football Coach, Manatee High School
  • Football Coach, Manatee Wildcats

Public Service

  • Manatee County Board of County Commissioners, Elected November 2020
    • Chairman, 2022
    • Second Vice-Chairman, 2021
  • Manatee County Port Authority, 2020-Present
  • Sarasota Bay Estuary Program, 2020-Present
  • Tampa Bay Estuary Program, 2020-2021
  • Manatee/Sarasota MPO, 2020-Present
  • Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council, 2021-Present