David J. Mealor

District: 34 -- Republican

Parts of Orange, Seminole

Committee Membership for 2006 - 2008 Term

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Lake Mary
Occupation:  Professor/Regional Area Campus Director
Spouse:  Laurie Dedman of Princeton, New Jersey
Child(ren):  Stephanie, Michael
Education:  University of Georgia, B.S., 1969, Ph.D., 1977
Born:  December 21, 1946, Tacoma, WA
Military:  U.S. Army 1970-1973 Korea, Awarded U.S. Army Commendation Medal
Moved to Florida:  1980
Religious Affiliation:  Episcopal
Recreational Interest:  canoeing, family activities, outdoor activities, reading, traveling

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2000, reelected subsequently

Other Public Services

City of Lake Mary, Mayor, Deputy Mayor, and Commissioner
Council of Local Governments in Seminole County, Chairman
Tri-County League of Cities, Board of Directors


Seminole County Legislative Delegation Chairman 2001-2002
American Cancer Society, Seminole Unit, Board of Directors 1998-present
School Advisory Council-Seminole County School District, Chairman 1997-1999
Lake Mary Community Improvement Association, President 1990
Lake Mary Rotary Club, President 1987
Orange County Mental Health Association, past Board of Directors 1985-1988


Christian Coalition of Florida, Faith and Family Award 2002-2006
Seminole County Elected Official of the Year 2005
Spirit of Special Olympics Florida Award Recipient 2005
Florida Children First! Outstanding Legislator Award 2004
Children's Home Society of Florida, Legislator of the Year Award 2003
Florida Student Association, Distinguished Service Award 2002
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, Legislator of the Year 2002
Seminole County Mental Health Service, Distinguished Service Award 2002
Sheriff's Citation from Kevin Beary, Orange County Sheriff 2001
University of Central Florida, Faculty Leadership Award 1998
State and National Professional Associations, Presidential Awards 1985, 1996

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