Saturday, May 23, 2015

Representative  Larry Metz

District 32

Capitol Office
222 The Capitol
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: (850) 717-5032

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District Office
193 Cherry Valley Trail
Groveland, FL 34736-3645
Phone: (352) 989-9134

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Legislative Assistant:
Sara Pennington

District Secretary:
Jennifer Wylie

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Member Information

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Yalaha

Occupation:  Attorney

Spouse:  Mariko Metz of Naha, Okinawa, Japan

Child(ren):  Marla Metz, Christina Metz

Education:  University of Florida, B.A., 1972-1976; United States Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Class, 1973-1976; San Diego State University, graduate courses in public administration, 1978; Florida State University, J.D. with High Honors, 1980-1983; Order of the Coif, 1983

Born:  March 20, 1955, Abington, PA

Military:  United States Marine Corps, Active, 1976-1980, Reserve, 1980-1982; served one year in Japan

Moved to Florida:  1968

Religious Affiliation:  Presbyterian

Recreational Interest:  family activities, reading, travel

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2010, reelected subsequently

Other Public Service

Florida Veterans' Hall of Fame Council, 2012-present

Lake County School Board, 2004-2010, appointed by Governor Jeb Bush, 2004, elected to 4-year term, 2006, Vice Chairman, 2005-2006, Chairman, 2006-2008

Lake County Value Adjustment Board, 2008-2010

Lake County Zoning Board, 2005-2010

Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization Governing Board, 2008-2010


Lake County Bar Association, 2000-present

Lake County Republican Executive Committee, 1999-present

Lake Eustis Area Chamber of Commerce, 2007-present

Lake Federated Republican Women's Club, associate member, 2009-present

Marine Corps League, North Lake Detachment, Judge Advocate, Trustee, Color Guard, 1997-present

National Rifle Association, life member


Lake County Community Service Awards Committee, Leadership Award, 2008

Marine Corps League, North Lake Detachment, Special Achievement Award, 2002

Florida Guardian ad Litem Program, Five Year Service Award, 1996

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