Bob "Coach" Henriquez

District: 58 -- Democrat

Part of Hillsborough

Committee Membership for 2004 - 2006 Term

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Tampa
Occupation:  Planner/High School Football Coach
Education:  Princeton University, A.B., Political Science, 1986
Born:  September 23, 1964, Tampa, FL
History:  Great-grandfather, Enrique Henriquez, last mayor of West Tampa; cousin, Louis de la Parte, Jr., State Senator 1966-1974
Religious Affiliation:  Catholic
Recreational Interest:  coaching, fishing, golf

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 1998, reelected subsequently
Democratic State Infrastructure Council Lead 2004-2006


Tampa Catholic High School, Head Coach 2005-present & 1990-1999, Assistant Football Coach 1986-1990
Agency on Bay Management, Executive Steering Committee
Florida Democratic Party, Vice Chair
Floyd-Kenny Kelly Foundation, Board of Directors
Gulf Coast Jewish Services, Inc., Advisory Committee
National Council of Hispanic State Legislators
Southern Regional Education Board, 51st Annual Legislative Work Conference
Tampa Jefferson High School, Assistant Football Coach 1999-2005
Trinity Charter School for Children, Advisory Council
Eleanor Roosevelt Global Leadership Institute's Fellowship 2002
Hispanic Leadership Summit, Washington, D.C. 2001
Princeton Alumni Association, Schools Committee 1998-1999
Wellswood Civic Association, President 1998


Florida Chamber of Commerce, "A" Honor Roll 2004
Florida Family Child Care Home Association, Advocate of the Year 2004
American Heart Association, Appreciation Plaque 2003
Democratic Leadership Council, Top 100 Democrats to Watch 1999, 2003
American Planning Association, Legislative Appreciation Award 2001, 2002
Florida League of Conservation Voters, Legislative Laurel 2002
Hillsborough Advocates for Public Education, Appreciation Award 2002
Knights of Columbus, Centennial Celebration Certificate of Appreciation 2002
Pierce Middle School Work Experience Program, Certificate of Appreciation 2002
American Cancer Society, Legislative Appreciation Award 1999, 2001
Florida Association of School Boards, Legislator of the Year Award 1999, 2001
Hillsborough County IBEW Local Union #108, Legislative Appreciation Award 2000
Hillsborough County National Board Certified Teachers, Recognition of Support 2000
Center for Family Health, Express Yourself & Be Free Media Award 1999
Florida National Guard, Forward March Certificate of Appreciation 1999
FSU College Democrats, Appreciation Plaque 1999
FTPNEA, Freshman Friend of Education Award 1999

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