Friday, October 31, 2014

Representative  Joe Saunders

District 49

Capitol Office
1101 The Capitol
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: (850) 717-5049

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District Office
Suite 130
3361 Rouse Road
Orlando, FL 32817-2145
Phone: (407) 207-7283

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Legislative Assistant:
Carlos Smith

District Secretary:
Madelyn Duran

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Committee Membership

Current Committee Assignments

Choice & Innovation Subcommittee  Democratic Ranking Member
Education Committee
Health Quality Subcommittee
Higher Education & Workforce Subcommittee

Prior Committee Assignments for 2012 - 2014 Term

Choice & Innovation Subcommittee

Member Information

Leadership Roles

Democratic Deputy Whip(2012-2014)

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Orlando

Occupation:  Community Organizer, Nonprofit Consultant

Education:  University of Central Florida, B.A., Political Science, Legal and Women's Studies, minor, 2005

Born:  April 12, 1983, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Recreational Interest:  community theatre, the arts

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012

Democratic Deputy Whip 2012-2014


Florida Safe Schools Coalition, founder

Metropolitan Business Association of Orlando, member

Orange County League of Women Voters

Orlando Anti-Discrimination Ordinance (OADO) Committee

Osceola Arts for Complete Education Coalition, Chairman

University of Central Florida Alumni Association

Mad Cow Theatre, Board of Directors, 2014

Central Florida Disability Chamber of Commerce, board member, 2014

East Orlando Chamber of Commerce, member, 2013-2014

Goldenrod Chamber of Commerce, member, 2013-2014

Metro Orlando Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, member, 2013-2014

Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida, member, 2013-2014

Equality Florida, Statewide Field Director, 2006-2012

Orange County Democratic Executive Committee, Development Chair, 2012

Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando, board member, 2012


Florida Alliance for Arts Education, Leadership Award, 2013

Florida Watch Action, Progress Florida, America Votes, Middle Class Champion Award, 2013

Watermark magazine, "Top 25 Leaders Under 25", 2006

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