Monday, May 25, 2015

Representative  Frank Farkas

District 52

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Biographical Information

City of Residence:  St. Petersburg

Occupation:  Chiropractic Physician

Spouse:  Toni Lee Witkowski of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Child(ren):  Brian Alexander, Stephanie Marie

Education:  St. Petersburg Junior College, A.A., 1976; Palmer College of Chiropractic, D.C., 1979; Eckerd College, B.A., Health Management, 1993

Born:  May 17, 1956, Milwaukee, WI

Moved to Florida:  1972

Religious Affiliation:  Catholic

Recreational Interest:  bicycling, golf, music (piano), tennis

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 1998, reelected subsequently

Other Public Service

Florida Chiropractic Association

Nina Harris Boy Scout Troop 350

Pinellas County Chiropractic Society

Snell Isle Neighborhood Property Owners Association

St. Petersburg Jaycees

St. Petersburg Rotary Club

St. Petersburg Small Business Council


Snell Isle Neighborhood Association, past President 1997-1998

Florida Chiropractic Association, past President 1996

St. Petersburg Rotary Club, past President 1996

Nina Harris Boy Scout Troop 350, past Chair 1990

Pinellas County Chiropractic Society, President 1984

St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Council Chair 1983

St. Petersburg Jaycees, President 1983


Leadership St. Pete

Leadership Tampa Bay


Florida Association of Health Underwriters' Legislator of the Year Award 2004

Florida Chamber of Commerce, "A" Honor Roll 2004

Florida Chiropractic Association, Distinguished Service Award 2004

Florida Dental Association, Representative of the Year Award 2004

Florida Health Care Association, Legislator of the Year Award 2004

The Florida AHEC Network, Distinguished Service Award 2004

Carlton Manor, Inc., Beacon of Hope Award 2003

Pinellas County Osteopathic Medical Society's Legislator of the Year Award 2002

Florida Association of Counties' County Champion Award 2001

Florida Optometric Association, Legislator of the Year Award 2001

Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Legislator of the Year Award 2001

National Federation of Independent Businesses, Guardian of Small Business Award 2000

Brookwood, Annie Award 1999

Markson Management Services, Chiropractic of the Year 1994

St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Person of the Year 1989

Samuel P. Bell III, Legislative Award

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