Yvonne Yolie Capin, District 3
Generations of my family have lived and worked in Tampa. My
mother and father were born in Tampa; my grandmother was born in Tampa and my
great-grandmother was born in Key West.
I attended Thomas Jefferson High School and was in the first graduating class of
Leto High School. I was a member of the charter class of Hillsborough Community
College and attended the University of Tampa.
I am a retired, small business woman, self-employed all my adult life. I started
my first business at age 21 and by age 26 had opened my first jewelry store at a
I currently serve as a board member of The Spring of Tampa Bay and serve on the
Advisory Board of the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. I have previously served on
the board of the Ybor City State Museum, the Executive Committee for
Hillsborough Community College's Festival of the Moving Image and Co-Curator of
International Art Works at the Hillsborough Community College Gallery.
As your City Council member, I chair the Transportation Committee and serve on
the Arts Council, Streetcar Board, Public Transportation Commission and the
Council of Governments.
I am married to Juan R. Capin and we have one daughter, Jessica Lynn, who is
married to Mark Dion.
It is a privilege for me to serve the citizens of the City of Tampa and I will
dedicate all my efforts and energy to this task for the remainder of my term.
Arts Council of Hillsborough County
Council of Governments
Humane Society of Tampa Bay Advisory Board
- Public Transportation Commission
- Streetcar Board
The Spring of Tampa Bay