Marsha L. "Marty" Bowen

Speaker pro tempore (2007 - 2008)

District: 65 -- Republican

Part of Polk

Committee Membership for 2006 - 2008 Term

Leadership Roles

Speaker pro tempore (2007-2008)
Majority Leader (2006-2007)

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Haines City
Occupation:  Citrus Grower
Spouse:  Brian Barnard of Tallahassee
Child(ren):  Stephanie Tomlin, Brian Barnard, Jr., Justin Jacoby, Christopher Barnard, Adam Jacoby
Education:  S.W. Miami High School
Born:  June 24, 1954, Winter Haven, FL
Religious Affiliation:  Lutheran
Recreational Interest:  fishing, gardening, kayaking, outdoor activities

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2000, reelected subsequently
Majority Leader 2006-June 12, 2007
Speaker pro tempore June 12, 2007-2008


Area Chambers of Commerce
Boy Scout Troop 123, Host/Coordinator
Florida Farm Bureau State Oversight Commission, Advisory Board
Florida Future Farmers of America, Sponsor
Polk County Economic Development Advisory Commission
Polk County Farm Bureau, Board of Directors
Polk County Youth Fair, Board of Directors, Sponsor
Winter Haven Economic Development Council, Board of Directors

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