Saturday, May 23, 2015

Representative  Pat Patterson

District 26

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Biographical Information

City of Residence:  DeLand

Occupation:  Insurance Agent

Spouse:  Anne Coggeshall of East Chicago, IN

Child(ren):  Jennifer, Andy, Denise, Dorian

Education:  Florida Atlantic University, B.A., Education, 1976, M.Ed., 1978

Born:  October 12, 1948, West Palm Beach, FL

Military:  U.S. Navy 1969-1973, USS Newport LST 1179, USS Opportune ARS 47

Religious Affiliation:  Presbyterian

Recreational Interest:  boating, fishing, fly tying

Legislative Service

House of Representatives 1998-2000

Elected to the House in 2002, reelected subsequently

Other Public Service

East Central Florida Regional Planning Council 1995-1998

Metropolitan Planning Organization 1995-1998, Vice Chair 1996, Chair 1997-1998

Orlando/Volusia Metropolitan Planning Organization Alliance Co-chair 1997-1998

Volusia County Council 1995-1998, Vice Chair 1996, Chair 1997

Volusia Council of Governments 1997

DeLand High School Improvement Team 1993-1995

Volusia County Growth Management Commission 1993-1995

Volusia County Overall Economic Development Committee 1993-1995

City of Daytona Beach Community Development Committee 1994


American Legion Post No. 127

BPO Elks DeLand Lodge No. 1463

DeLand Chamber of Commerce

DeLand Main Street Association

Flagler County Chamber of Commerce

Lake Winnemissett Civic Association

Southwest Volusia Chamber of Commerce

Volusia County Republican Executive Committee

West Volusia Republican Club

Westminster By-The-Sea Presbyterian Church, Daytona Beach, Elder

West Volusia Association of Life Underwriters, past Member, State Committee 1996-1997

ACT Corporation, past Board Member, President 1994

American Cancer Society, Volusia County Unit 1984-1988

American Cancer Society, St. Lucie County Unit, Board Member 1973-1984, President 1983

St. Lucie Association of Life Underwriters, past Member, President 1982-1983

DeLand Noon Rotary, past Member

House Next Door, past Board Member


Florida Chamber of Commerce "A" Honor Roll 2003-2007

Florida Leaders of Career and Technical Education Legislator of the Year 2006

PBA Lawrence E. "Ed" Hoffman Legislative Champion Award 2006

Florida Chamber of Commerce, "Top 40" Legislator Award 1999

Florida Insurance Council, Freshman Legislator of the Year 1999

Allstate Insurance Company, Quality Agent Award 1995, Chairman's Quality Award 1995, Honor Ring, Chairman's Circle

East Florida Building Industry Association, Golden Hammer Award 1995

ACT Corporation, Distinguished Service Award 1991

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