Rep. Frank Attkisson, R-Kissimmee, gestures as he makes a point in debate on the House floor March 12, 2008, in Tallahassee, Florida.
Rep. Frank Attkisson, R-Kissimmee, left, confers Rep. Matthew Meadows, D-Lauderhill, center, and Rep. Curtis Richardson, D-Tallahassee, right, on the House floor April 2, 2008, in Tallahassee, Florida.
Prime House sponsor of HJR 7003, Rep. Andy Gardiner, R-Orlando, center, applauds along with Rep. Frank Attkisson, R-Kissimmee, right, as former Army Captain Michael Waldrop, above left, joins in from the visitors gallery upon approval of the resolution Wednesday, March 19, 2008, in Tallahassee, Florida. The measure, inspired by Waldrop, urges property tax relief for members of the military delployed outside the continental United States, Alaska or Hawaii.
Little Anthony Rubio, oldest son of House Speaker Marco Rubio, R-Miami, center, listens as his dad speaks during a House GOP leadership news conference on the subject of cost cutting measures sought by leadership Wednesday, March 5, 2008, in Tallahassee, Florida. From the left are Rep. Frank Attkisson, R-Kissimmee; Speaker Rubio; House Republican Leader Rep. Adam Hasner, R-Delray Beach.
Committee On State Affairs Chairman Rep. Frank Attkisson, R-Kissimmee, center, is congratulated by Rep. Anthony Traviesa, R-Tampa, left, upon approval of the Ad Valorem Taxation bill, HB 1B, by the House Thursday, June 14, 2007, in Tallahassee, Florida.
Rep. Frank Attkisson, R-Kissimmee, promotes a measure considered on the House floor April 11, 2007, in Tallahassee, Florida. Shown at left is Rep. Eduardo Gonzalez, R-Hialeah.
City of Residence: St. Cloud
Spouse: Juda Attkisson of Winter Haven
Child(ren): Laura, Ben, Chris
Education: Polk Community College, A.A., 1976; Florida Southern College, B.S., Business Management, 1977
Born: November 2, 1955, St. Petersburg, FL
Religious Affiliation: Christian
Recreational Interest: fishing, hunting, scuba diving
Elected to the House in 2000, reelected subsequently
Other Public Service
Mayor of Kissimmee 1996-2000
Kissimmee City Commission 1990-1992