Friday, May 22, 2015

Representative  Jimmy Patronis

District 6

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Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Panama City

Occupation:  Restaurateur-Captain Anderson's

Spouse:  Katie Patronis

Child(ren):  Jimmy Theo Patronis III, John Michael Patronis

Education:  Gulf Coast Community College, A.S., Restaurant Management, A.A., General Education, 1994; Florida State University, B.S., Public Administration, Communications, Political Science, Leadership Florida, Class XVI, 1996

Born:  April 13, 1972, Panama City, FL

Religious Affiliation:  Greek Orthodox (lifelong member of the St. John's Greek Orthodox Church)

Recreational Interest:  amateur radio license-KD4MBU, boating, fishing, hunting, traveling, woodworking

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2006, reelected subsequently

House of Commons, Research Assistant, London, U.K., 1996

Florida Senate, intern, 1995

Other Public Service

Bay County-Panama City International Airport and Industrial District, past Chairman

Bay County Airport Authority, 2004-2006

Florida Elections Commission, 1998-2003

Florida Council on Vocational Education, 1996-1997


American Legislative Exchange Council, Florida State Chair, 2009-present

Greater Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce, past Chairman

Gulf Coast Community College Foundation Board, Director, 2004-present

James Madison Institute, 2002-present

Vision Bank, Director, 2000-present

Bay County EDA, board member, 2005-2007

Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, board member, 1998-2006

Gulf Coast Medical Center, Trustee, 2004-2006


Florida Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Florida Program, Class XVI

Vocational Industrial Clubs of America (VICA), past National President

Florida Trend, Golden Spoon Award, 1980-2004

Southern Living magazine, Reader's Choice Favorite Seafood Restaurant, 1996

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