Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Representative  Charles E. Van Zant

District 19

Capitol Office
400 House Office Building
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: (850) 717-5019

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District Office
Suite 5
3841 Reid Street
Palatka, FL 32177-2509
Phone: (386) 312-2272

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Legislative Assistant:
Bradley Caouette

District Secretary:
Daniel Cook

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Member Information

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Keystone Heights

Occupation:  Architect

Spouse:  Katherine Lynn Van Zant

Child(ren):  Michael, Scott, Charles, Jr., Kimberly, Katie, Daniel, Joshua, Lydia

Grandchild(ren):  Cameron, C.J., Scott, Jr., Luke, Wyatt, Sabrina, Brenda, Seth

Education:  University of Florida, Bachelor of Architecture, 1962-1968; Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Master of Divinity, 1971-1974; Western Baptist Theological Seminary, Havana, Cuba, Doctorate of Theology, 1999-2001

Born:  November 24, 1943, Jacksonville, FL

Religious Affiliation:  Baptist

Recreational Interest:  fishing, flying, hunting, tennis

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2008, reelected subsequently

Other Public Service

Clay County Florida Code Board, appointment

Clay County School Board, appointment


Clay County Florida Code Board, past Vice Chairman

Clay County School Board, past Vice Chairman

Florida Blue Key

The Gospel Lighthouse International

The National Rifle Association


Van Zant Associates, Architects, owner

Florida Chamber of Commerce, Honor Roll, 2009, 2012

ABC, Friend of Free Enterprise, 2009

AIF Florida Energy Council, Legislator of the Year, 2009

Christian Coalition of Florida, Faith and Family Award, 2009

Florida Family Policy Council, Defender of Marriage Award, 2009

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