Dave Murzin

District: 2 -- Republican

Part of Escambia

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Pensacola
Occupation:  Realtor and Property Management
Child(ren):  Benjamin
Education:  Pensacola Junior College, A.A. Business, 1982; University of West Florida, B.S. Political Science, Minor Economics, 1991; Completed several courses toward Masters in Education Leadership
Born:  December 24, 1963, Louisville, KY
Moved to Florida:  1978
Religious Affiliation:  Lutheran
Recreational Interest:  current events, politics

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2002, reelected subsequently

Other Public Services

Appointed by Speaker Cretul to the Florida Council on Military Base and Mission Support 2009-2010
Florida Public Service Commission Nominating Council 2005-2009, Chair 2009, Vice Chair 2010
Appointed by Governor Bush to Joint Select Committee on Hurricane Insurance 2005
Legislative Assistant to House Majority Leader, Jerry Maygarden 2001-2002
Legislative Assistant to State Representative Jeff Miller 1998-2001
Appointed by Governor Bush to the Property Tax Reform Committee
Appointed by Speaker Rubio to a Joint Property Tax Reform Committee
Escambia County Utilities Authority Administrative Advisory Committee


American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), Telecommunications & Information Technology Task Force
City of Pensacola, University of West Florida (UWF), past Intern
Escambia County Federated Republican Women, Associate Member
Escambia County Republican Executive Committee
First Call for Help, past Volunteer
Grace Lutheran Church, former Elder and past Education Committee Chairman
Grace Lutheran Church, past Council President
National Rifle Association, Member 25 years, “A+” Rating
Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, Member
Pensacola Junior College Student Government, past Member
Pensacola Seville Sertoma Club, past Member and President of the Board
Republican Club of Greater Pensacola, past President
Ronald McDonald House, past Volunteer
Santa Rosa County Chamber of Commerce, Member
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity, past Statewide President
SpringFest, Inc., past Interim Executive Director, past President of the Board
Toastmasters International, Graduate and past Area Governor
University of West Florida Alumni Association, past Northwest Florida Director-at-Large
University of West Florida (UWF), Director of Campus Alcohol & Drug Information Center, Supervisor of the Student Activities Office, internship with the City of Pensacola
United Way Campaign Chairman, Escambia County Tax Collector’s office
U.S. Army War College, National Security Seminar, June 7-11, 2004
Escambia County Tax Collector’s Office, Deputy Tax Collector (1992 – 1998)
Leadership Pensacola, 1995 Graduate and past Board of Directors
Junior Achievement, Basic Business Consultant/Teacher 1987 – 1991


Association of Builders and Contractors, Friend of Free Enterprise Award 2009
Christian Coalition of Florida, Faith and Family Award 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, Recognition of 100% voting record with the Christian Coalition of Florida.
Florida Chamber, “Distinguished Advocate Award” 2009
Florida Chamber of Commerce 2003-2009, “A” Honor Roll 2003, 2004, 2005
Sunshine State One-Call of Florida, Inc., Representative of the Year 2008
Disabilities Summit Council, Certificate of Appreciation for outstanding support and service to People with Disabilities 2008
Escambia County Farm Bureau, Appreciation for assistance in changing law for movement of farm equipment 2008
Be Ready Alliance Coordinating for Emergencies (BRACE), Recognition of Generous Support 2008
Independent News, Top 20 Elected Officials May 29, 2008
University of West Florida Focus on 40 Honorees 2007, in celebration of UWF’s 40th Anniversary. Honorees recognized for achievement of significant accomplishments and/or demonstrated leadership in his or her chosen field of interest or career.
Recipient of "God in Government" Award 2006
The Florida Coalition for Children, Legislative Appreciation Award 2005, for outstanding commitment to improving the lives of Florida’s children.
Property Appraisers’ Association of Florida, Appreciation Award 2004, for efforts during the 2003 Legislative Session on behalf of the Property Appraisers’ Association of Florida and the People of the State of Florida.
Florida Association of Mortgage Brokers Northwest Chapter, Recognition of Outstanding Service to the citizens of Florida and the Florida Association of Mortgage Brokers Northwest Chapter 2004
North Florida Independent Pharmacy Association recognition and thanks for continuing support of Florida Health Care and Independent businesses 2003
Florida Health Care Association, Award for support of Residents and Caregivers in Long Term Care 2003
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity, Alumnus of the Year Award 1995
Junior Achievement, Distinguished Service Award 1991

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