Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Representative  Richard "Rich" Glorioso

District 62

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Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Plant City

Occupation:  Colonel, U.S. Air Force (retired)

Spouse:  Judy Glorioso of Danbury, CT

Child(ren):  Richard J., Jeffrey E.

Grandchild(ren):  Richie, Christopher, Nina, John, James, Philip

Education:  Northeastern University, B.A., Mathematics, 1967; Central Michigan University, M.A., Management, 1974

Born:  November 22, 1943, Danbury, CT

Military:  Colonel, U.S. Air Force Pilot, 27 years; Flew a C-141 Cargo Aircraft around the world; Overseas service includes: Okinawa, Japan 1975-1978, Clark Air Force Base, Republic of the Philippines 1986-1989; Honors include, but are not limited to, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Combat Readiness Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, and Humanitarian Service Medal

Moved to Florida:  1994

Religious Affiliation:  Baptist

Recreational Interest:  classic cars, fishing, golf, SCUBA diving

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2004, reelected subsequently

Other Public Service

Department of Transportation Steering Committee, Development of Strategic Intermodal System (SIS), Economic Competitiveness Work Group, Vice Chair

Hillsborough County Metropolitan Planning Organization 1998-2004, Chairman 1999-2004

Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission, Vice Chairman 1998-2004

Plant City, City Commissioner 1998-2004

State Metropolitan Planning Organization Advisory Council 1999-2004, Vice Chairman 2002-2004

West Central Florida Chairs Coordinating Committee 1999-2004


Airlift Tanker Association

Board of Directors Brandon Chamber of Commerce, Board member

Board of Directors Center Place, Board member

Disabled American Veterans, American Legion, VFW

Family Justice Center of Hillsborough County, Board member

Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce

Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce

IRS/AARP Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, East Hillsborough County Director 1995-2004


Order of Daedalians

Plant City Neighborhood Service Center, Board member

The Family Café, Board member

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