Sunday, May 24, 2015

Representative  Steven M. "Steve" Perman

District 78

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Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Boca Raton

Occupation:  Chiropractic Physician

Spouse:  Irene Budd of Massapequa, New York

Child(ren):  Benjamin, Arielle

Education:  Oceanside High School, Oceanside, New York; Emory University; New York Chiropractic College, D.C., 1979, Student Government Vice President, Student Judiciary Chairman, Clinical Instructor/Associate Clinic Director, 1981-1983, Alumni Association Board of Directors, 1992-1994; University of Miami School of Medicine, Physician Certification Program in Acupuncture, 1996

Born:  March 26, 1957, Queens, NY

History:  Dr. William Perman, father, Florida State Board of Chiropractic Medicine 1999-2008, Vice-Chairman 2006-2008; Eileen Perman, mother, Florida State Board of Chiropractic Medicine 2008-present

Moved to Florida:  1993

Religious Affiliation:  Jewish

Recreational Interest:  card collecting, guitar, mixed martial arts (Team Physician/Trainer for professional mixed martial arts team), sports

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2010

Other Public Service

SR7 Transit Supportive Land Use & Urban Design Study, Steering Committee


Martin County Legislative Delegation, Vice Chair, current member

Okeechobee County Legislative Delegation, Vice Chair, current member

American Chiropractic Association, ACA-PAC Chairman 2009-2010, Healthcare Reform Task Force Chairman 2009-2010, South Florida Delegate 2009-2010, Legislative Commission member 2004-2010

Florida Chiropractic Association, Inc., Board of Directors 2008-2010, Legislative Chairman 2009-2010

Rotary Club of Boca Raton Sunset, Charter member, Secretary 1996-1997, President 1997-1998, Paul Harris Fellow 1999, Board of Directors 1996-2010, Bequest Society

ACA Council on Nutrition

West Boca Chamber of Commerce, Charter member


Florida Law Enforcement Property Recovery Unit, Legislator of the Year 2011

Florida Chiropractic Association, Florida Chiropractor of the Year 2005

Rotary Club of Boca Raton Sunset, Rotarian of the Year 1999

Board Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician

Board Certified Clinical Nutritionist

Registered Dietician/Nutritionist (NY)

Stuart/Martin County Chamber of Commerce, Legislative Award

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