District 7 County Commissioner

County Commissioner Joshua Wostal is a successful entrepreneur, decorated veteran, and passionate advocate for disadvantaged children.

He owns and operates a logistics business located next to Raymond James Stadium. Before starting his own company, Commissioner Wostal was recruited by a struggling family-owned manufacturing company and after successfully rehabilitating the company financially, he was named the Chief Operating Officer.

He served our country in the Navy for 10 years as an operations expert, leading a 1,000+ person team, managing a multi-million-dollar budget, and providing strategic planning and management. During his service he received the Navy Commendation for acts of courage during Taliban attacks on his forward operating base.

Commissioner Wostal has a heart for disadvantaged children, and his passion is felt in the Hillsborough County community. He partners his business with ChildHelp.org, helping over 1,000 foster children. As a children's advocate, he has volunteered with the Caps for Kids organization and as a Child Life Specialist with All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg.

He and his wife, Noelle, live in the Westchase area of Hillsborough County. They have a son, Matthew, and 3 rescue pets, dogs named Walt Disney and Piper, and a cat named Lexington. Commissioner Wostal received his M.B.A. from the University of Florida.

Commissioner Events

Events Commissioner Wostal is hosting:

Community Office Hours

  • Date and time: July 11, 2024 from 2 to 6 PM
  • Location:
    North Tampa Branch Library - Computer Lab
    8916 N. Blvd.
    Tampa, FL 33604
  • Date and time: Aug. 22, 2024 from 10 AM to 1:30 PM
  • Location:
    Jan K. Platt Regional Library - Conf. Room
    3910 S Manhattan Ave.
    Tampa, FL 33611

Description: These events are 1-on-1 sit downs with Commissioner Wostal where you can discuss issues and concerns. Sessions will be time limited based on the number of attendees.

Town Hall Meeting

  • Date & Time: July 23, 2024 from 6 to 8 PM
  • Location:
    Jackson Springs Community Center
    8620 Jackson Springs Rd.
    Tampa, FL 33615
  • Date & Time: Aug. 29, 2024 from 6 to 8 PM
  • Location:
    Shanna and Bryan Glazer Jewish Community Center
    522 N Howard Ave.
    Tampa, FL 33606

Description: These events are community town halls offering residents a dedicated time to hear from their commissioner and county staff on issues that matter to them. The events will begin with a brief address from Commissioner Wostal and will be followed by breakout sessions for the community to meet with the different departments at Hillsborough county.

For more information on any of the events, email Ryan Becker or call (813) 272-5735

Boards & Councils

As part of his duties as a County Commissioner, Wostal serves on the following Boards and Councils:

  • CareerSource Tampa Bay
  • Hillsborough/Pinellas Workforce Development Consortium
  • Hillsborough Transit Authority (HART)
  • Tampa Bay Water Board of Directors
  • Transportation Planning Organization

Commissioner Aides

Maria Castillo
Commissioner Aide
Ryan Becker
Commissioner Aide
Last Modified: 6/10/2024, 4:29:26 PM