Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Representative  Franklin Sands

District 98

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Member Information

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Weston

Occupation:  Independent NIKKEN Wellness Consultant

Spouse:  Leslie Sands

Child(ren):  Rob, Roger, Stephanie, David, Dana, Charlie, Alexander, Jacqueline

Education:  Brooklyn College, 1961

Born:  July 12, 1940, New York, NY

Moved to Florida:  1982

Religious Affiliation:  Jewish

Recreational Interest:  bocce, fishing, hunting, triathlon

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2004, reelected subsequently

Minority Leader 2008-2010

Democratic Whip 2004-2006

Other Public Service

Broward County Children's Services Board

Broward County Coordinating Board for Transportation Disadvantaged Services

Broward County School Board's Facilities Task Force

City of Weston Charter Review Board


Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council

CAJE: Children with Special Needs

Plantation Chamber

North Broward Hospital District CRC/Mentor in Take Stock in Children Program

Vision Broward Economic Development 2004

Broward Days Health Team 2002-2004

Saddle Club Estates Homeowners Association, President 1990-2002

Weston Business Chamber


Various Business, Civic & Religious Awards

Young Presidents Organization

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