Jupiter Inlet Commission
District 4

Shawn Ray Lopez

  • Age: 42
  • City: Jupiter
  • Family: Divorced, five children
  • Education: Bachelor's degree
  • Bachelor of arts in anthropology, Florida Atlantic University (2015)
  • Bachelor of arts in multimedia studies, Florida Atlantic University (2015)
    • Recent job: Job advertisement specialist (2018)
  • Job advertisement specialist (2018)
  • Applicant screener (2017-2018)
  • Full-time student (2011-2015)
  • Crpytologic technician (1995-2010)
  • Previous races


    Jupiter Inlet District (2014)

    Jupiter Inlet District (2016)

    Committees appointed to and serving on

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    Briefly highlight your key campaign issues and positions.
    Preserve the natural beauty of the JID waterways, limit development, increase education and conservation efforts.
    Should the inlet district push for changes to Brightline to try to prevent backups for boaters at the Loxahatchee River bridge?
    How competitors responded:
    Explain your position on Brightline.
    The District should be involved in helping find the best solution with the least amount of impact on both the environment and those on the water. That being said, the Loxahatchee River bridge is not in the best conditions, and may need replacing/repairs.
    The Jupiter Inlet District most of its multimillion-dollar budget for dredging of the Jupiter Inlet. Are you satisfied with the dredging?
    How competitors responded:
    Explain your position on dredging.
    The JID should always be looking for better ways to conduct business, and that goes for dredging too. The JID should always be mindful of, and open to, better, more ecological, cost effective, and safer way to perform its mission. That being said, the JID should never be "satisfied" and become complacent in how they do business.
    Do you support the inlet district contributing its tax revenue to beach renourishment to make up for state and federal cuts to renourishment?
    How competitors responded:
    Explain your position on beach renourishment.
    The JID should help fight to keep state and federal funding for beach renourishment, but should also help as it can to contribute not only a portion of its revenue, but to the education of the residents of the JID to inspire grassroots solutions to the state and federal cuts. The Jupiter Inlet jetties negatively impact beach erosion just south of it, and the JID already has plans in place, which it should continue, as well as continue to monitor and study in order to improve its efforts.

    Competitors for this race

    Gail P. Whipple

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