O. R. "Rick" MintonJr.

District: 78 -- Democrat

Parts of Highlands, Martin, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, St. Lucie

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Fort Pierce
Occupation:  Real Estate Broker, Cattle, Citrus
Child(ren):  Tara, Melanie, Melissa, Ashley
Education:  University of Florida, B.S., Fruit Crops, 1972, M.S., Agricultural Management and Resource Development, 1973
Born:  January 1, 1950, Orlando, FL
Religious Affiliation:  Methodist
Recreational Interest:  fishing, hunting, golf, aviation, history

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 1992, reelected subsequently
St. Lucie County Delegation Vice Chair 1995-Present
Okeechobee County Delegation Vice Chair 1995-Present

Other Public Services

Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County
Coastal Zone Advisory Committee
Conservation Advisor to Florida Commissioner of Agriculture
St. Lucie County Farm Bureau past president/director


St. Lucie County Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor for 17 years
Florida Association of Conservation Districts past president
St. Lucie County Infrastructure Advisory Committee
St. Lucie County High-Speed Rail Advisory Committee
Indian River Citrus League Alternate Director, past director
St. Lucie Chamber of Commerce, past president
St. Lucie County United Way Fund past director
St. Lucie County Cattlemen's Association, past president
Treasure Coast Agricultural Research Foundation Boa


Alliance of Delray Florida Legislator of the Year 1998
Mid-County Democratic Club Man of the Year 1997
Property Appraisers Association of Florida Outstanding Legislator 1997