Friday, May 22, 2015

Representative  Betty Reed

District 61

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Member Information

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Tampa

Occupation:  Retired Educator

Spouse:  James Reed

Child(ren):  5 adults

Grandchild(ren):  Ajani, Eden, Laarian, Lorenzo II, Maletha, Michael, Jr., Moses, Saniyah, Tenisha, Tyandre, Zuri

Education:  National-Louis University, B.S.

Born:  Pelham, GA

Moved to Florida:  1957

Religious Affiliation:  Christian

Recreational Interest:  exercising, reading, shopping, spending time with grandchildren

Legislative Service

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

Other Public Service

Advocate for all schools to be air-conditioned

Advocate for common course numbering for private and public colleges

Hillsborough City-County Planning Board, past member

Hillsborough County Commission, Citizens Advisory Board, past member

Hillsborough County School Board, Advisory Committee, past member


Florida Child Abuse Council, past member

Florida State PTA, past board member

Hillsborough County Children's board, past Secretary

Hillsborough County Council of PTSA, past member

Lucy Dell Civic, past President

NAACP Political Action, past Chairperson

North Tampa Chamber Association, past Associate Director

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