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Florida Constitution Revision Commission

Commissioner Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch

Appointed by President

Committee Assignments

Proposals Introduced

  • P 0023 GENERAL PROVISIONS, Natural resources and scenic beauty
    Last Action: 12/7/2017 On Committee agenda-- Judicial, 12/12/17, 1:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building, Tallahassee, Florida --Amendment(s) Adopted - Temporarily Postponed
  • P 0024 EXECUTIVE, Commissioner of Environmental Protection
    Last Action: 11/3/2017 Referred to Executive; General Provisions; Ethics and Elections
  • P 0046 MISCELLANEOUS, Land Acquisition Trust Fund
    Last Action: 12/7/2017 On Committee agenda-- Legislative, 12/13/17, 8:00 am, 301 Senate Office Building, Tallahassee, Florida --Temporarily Postponed
  • P 0048 EXECUTIVE, Fish and wildlife conservation commission
    Last Action: 11/16/2017 On Committee agenda-- Executive, 11/28/17, 9:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building, Tallahassee, Florida
  • P 0078
    Last Action: 11/27/2017 Referred to General Provisions
  • P 0091 GENERAL PROVISIONS, Natural resources and scenic beauty
    Last Action: 12/14/2017 CS by General Provisions; YEAS 5 NAYS 2

Biographical Information

Occupation: Former Middle and High School German and English Teacher; Presently, Licensed Realtor, Lifestyle Realty Group
City: Town of Sewall’s Point (Martin County)

Commissioner Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch was born in 1964 at Travis Air Force Base, Fairfield, California. She is a Daughter of the American Revolution, Florida Blue Key member, a lifetime resident of Martin County and member of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. 

Commissioner Thurlow-Lippisch’s mother is a third-generation Floridian and statewide recognized historian. In 1952, Commissioner Thurlow-Lippisch’s New York grandfather founded Thurlow & Thurlow, P.A. in Stuart, which specializes in real estate, and continues today as a family run business. She is married to William E. Lippisch, D.M.D./Oral Surgeon and general aviation pilot. They are well known on the Treasure Coast for taking thousands of aerial photographs documenting the effect of destructive discharges from Lake Okeechobee on the health of the St. Lucie River/Indian River Lagoon. She shares these photos on her blog entitled "Indian River Lagoon,” which educates thousands of people. Jacqui is a former teacher with years of classroom experience instructing middle and high school students. She continues to work with youth through "River Kidz," a division of the Rivers Coalition that has also helped promote and inspire efforts to find solutions to the damaging discharges from Lake Okeechobee.  

Commissioner Thurlow-Lippisch is a former Mayor (2011-2012) and Commissioner (2008-2016) of the Town of Sewall’s Point and has served in other various public service and leadership capacities, including: Vice-Chair, Treasure Coast Region Planning Council (2016); Chair, Treasure Coast Council of Local Governments; Treasure Coast Florida League of Cities (2008-2016); Chair, Florida League of Cities’ Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Legislative Committee (2013); Board member, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Foundation, Florida Atlantic University (2013-2016); and Rivers Coalition Defense Fund (2011-present).

Commissioner Thurlow-Lippisch holds a Bachelor of Arts, Journalism & Communications, University of Florida, 1986; Bachelor of Arts, German, University of Florida, 1994; and Master of Arts, Curriculum and Development, College of Education, University of West Florida, 1999. She also graduated from the UF/IFAS Natural Resources Leadership Institute, Class XV, 2016.