Monday, September 15, 2014

Representative  Katie A. Edwards

District 98
Democrat

Capitol Office
1402 The Capitol
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: (850) 717-5098

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District Office
777 Sawgrass Corporate Parkway
Sunrise, FL 33325-6256
Phone: (954) 838-1371

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Legislative Assistant:
Christina Disbrow

District Secretary:
None


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Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Plantation

Occupation:  Attorney

Education:  Clemson University, B.S., Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2002; Florida International University, J.D., 2012

Born:  February 21, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

History:  Bruce Edwards, father, Plantation City Councilman, 1997-2005; Ted Edwards, uncle, Orange County Commissioner, 1996-2004, 2010-present; Dr. Charles Edwards, great-cousin, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner, appointed by President Richard M. Nixon, 1969-1973, and later Assistant Secretary of Health in the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1975

Religious Affiliation:  Jewish

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012

Other Public Service

City of Plantation Planning and Zoning Board, 2011-2012

Affiliations

Broward County Farm Bureau

Davie Democratic Club

Greater Plantation Chamber of Commerce

Hadassah

Les Dames d'Escoffier

Old Davie School Historical Museum

Plantation Democratic Club

Soroptimist International Club of Davie

St. Thomas Aquinas High School Alumni Association

Temple Kol Ami Emanu-El

West Broward Democratic Club

Highlights

Farm Share Hunger Champion Award, 2013-2014

Broward County Farm Bureau, Legislative Appreciation Award, 2013

Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Legislative Champion, 2013

Florida Farm Bureau Federation, Champion for Florida Agriculture, 2013

Florida Health Care Association, Champion for the Elderly, 2013

Florida Smart Justice Alliance Annual Legislative Advocate, 2013

City of Homestead, Certificate of Appreciation, November 2009

Commissioner Katy Sorenson, Proclamation of Katie Edwards Day, November 2009

Florida House of Representative Dwight Bullard, Certificate of Appreciation, November 2009

Miami-Dade County Farmworker Jobs and Education Project Award, November 2009

Dade County Farm Bureau Hall of Honor, April 2008

Florida Senator Larcenia Bullard, Tribute, April 2008

United States House of Representatives, Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart, recognition, tribute from the floor, and a flag flown over the Capitol, April 2007

American Agri-Women LEAVEN Award, President's Award, November 2006

Florida House of Representatives, Representative Juan Zapata, Tribute, January 2005

Homestead/Florida City Chamber of Commerce's Agriculturist of the Year, January 2005

Miami-Dade County Commission, Proclamation, February 2005

 
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