Monday, May 25, 2015

Representative  Dennis K. Baxley

District 23

Capitol Office
317 House Office Building
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: (850) 717-5023

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District Office
315 Southeast 25th Avenue
Ocala, FL 34471-2689
Phone: (352) 732-1313

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Legislative Assistant:
Debbie Dennis

District Secretary:
Alex Bickley

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Member Information

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Ocala

Occupation:  Funeral Director & Consultant

Spouse:  Micheline "Ginette" Begin of Québec, Canada

Child(ren):  Micah, Justin, Damon, Jeffrey, Renée

Grandchild(ren):  Jacob, Joshua, Martha, Katherine, Hazel, William, Makayla, Kate Lynn

Education:  Central Florida Community College, A.A., 1972; Florida State University, B.S., Sociology/Psychology, 1974; Miami-Dade Community College, A.S., Funeral Service Degree, 1975

Born:  August 22, 1952, Ocala, FL

Religious Affiliation:  Southern Baptist

Recreational Interest:  fishing, listening to Gospel music, reading

Legislative Service

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

Florida House of Representatives, 2000-June 26, 2007

Speaker pro tempore, November 21, 2006-June 12, 2007

Other Public Service

Board of Funeral Directors


First Avenue National Bank, founding Chairman

Florida Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, board member

Florida Council on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys


Lions Club

Marion County Children's Advocacy Center, Kimberly's Center for Child Protection, board member

Marion County Children's Alliance

Belleview Rotary, past President

The Vine Community Church, Elder, 2010


Legislative Vision Caucus, founding Chairman

Marion County Delegation, Chairman

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