Donald D. "Don" Brown

District: 5 -- Republican

Holmes, Washington and parts of Jackson, Okaloosa, Walton

Committee Membership for 2006 - 2008 Term

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  DeFuniak Springs
Occupation:  Insurance Agent
Spouse:  Diane Shaw of DeFuniak Springs
Child(ren):  Lori Callista Brown, James C. Brown (deceased)
Education:  Okaloosa-Walton Junior College, A.S., 1971; University of West Florida, 1971-1973
Born:  December 28, 1951, DeFuniak Springs, FL
Religious Affiliation:  Protestant
Recreational Interest:  fishing, woodworking

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2000, reelected subsequently

Other Public Services

Private Industry Council, Board of Directors 1989-1992
Walton County Airport Authority, Chairman 1989-1991
Walton County Commissioner 1988-1990


DeFuniak Springs Kiwanis Club
Walton County Chamber of Commerce, President 1989


Florida Chamber of Commerce MVP 2005, 2006
Florida Pharmacists' MVP 2004
Florida Association of Counties, County Champion Award 2002
Florida Association of Counties, Legislator of the Year 2002
Florida Association of Technical Center Education, Legislator of the Year 2002
North Florida Pharmacy Association, Award of Appreciation 2002
Northwest Florida League of Cities, Legislator of the Year 2002
Orange Hill Fire Department, Award of Appreciation 2002
Washington and Holmes Technical Center, Legislative Supporter of the Year 2002
Florida Chamber of Commerce, "Top 20" Freshman Quick Starter 2001
International Union of Police Associations, Legislator of the Year 2001

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