Current and Past Community Activity

  • First Baptist Church, active member and teacher
  • Guardian Ad Litem, volunteer
  • Hillsborough County Fair, board member
  • Children's Board
  • Hartline Board
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization
  • Tampa Bay Water
  • Juvenile Justice Council
  • Hillsborough County Executive Policy Group
  • Keep Hillsborough County Beautiful
  • Hillsborough River Board
  • Public Transportation Commission
  • Tampa Bay Performing Arts
  • Value Adjustment Board
  • Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Society
  • Brandon Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Council, charter member;
  • Republican Executive Committee
  • Gideon Auxiliary
  • Leadership Brandon, Graduate
  • Hillsborough County Farm Bureau, Board of Directors
  • Pro Bono Attorney Volunteer for Underserved
  • Pro Bono volunteer for Legal Immigrant Integration
  • Pro Bono volunteer for Pro-Life Crisis Pregnancy Mothers
  • Terrific Tuesdays Coordinator
  • Prayer and Action Fellowship
  • Family Action Council

Awards and Honors

  • Florida Family Policy Council's William Wilberforce Award
  • Florida Family Policy Council's Champion of Life Award
  • Florida Sheriffs Association Legislative Award
  • Continued Friendship and Support to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office
  • Moffitt Cancer Center Momentum Award
  • Guardian Ad Litem Legislative Voice Award
  • ABC's Free Enterprise Award
  • The Florida Bar - Family Law Section, Special Appreciation Award
  • The Florida Psychological Association Legislative Affairs and Public Policy Board, Distinguished Legislative Service Award
  • Florida Virtual School Leadership Award
  • Our Kids - Miami-Dade, Recognition of Years of Support
  • Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association, Legislative Leadership Award
  • Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida, ICUF All Star Award
  • Stetson University, Distinguished Alumni Award
  • FFA, Appreciation for continued support for helping secure land and raw materials for Hillsborough County Fair
  • Christian Coalition of Florida, Faith and Family Award
  • Florida ARF, Legislative Champion
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University, Recognized for outstanding public service
  • USDA, Outstanding Community Partner
  • Hillsborough Achievement and Resource Center (HARC), 
  • Charlotte Anderson Award, Most distinguished efforts in developmental disabilities
  • FLERA (Florida Local Environmental Resource Agencies), Commissioner Leadership Award
  • Bloomingdale Home Owner's Association, Good Neighbor Award
  • I CAN! Community Education Coalition, Inc., Recognition of Support
  • Pathways and Partnership- contribution to families of children with development disabilities
  • American Cancer Society, Legislative Award