Larry Cretul

Speaker (2009 - 2010)

District: 22 -- Republican

Parts of Alachua, Levy, Marion

Committee Membership for 2008 - 2010 Term

Leadership Roles

Speaker (2009-2010)
Speaker pro tempore (2008-2010)

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Ocala
Occupation:  Real Estate Broker
Spouse:  Lana J. Delves of Taylor, MI
Child(ren):  Brian, Scott
Grandchild(ren):  Ben, Max
Education:  Lawrence Tech
Born:  January 18, 1948, Trenton, MI
Military:  U.S. Navy 1967-1971; served with VF-74 and VF-101 and a tour overseas aboard aircraft carrier USS Forrestal
Moved to Florida:  1971
Religious Affiliation:  Baptist
Recreational Interest:  motorcycles

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2002, reelected subsequently
Speaker, elected March 3, 2009
Speaker pro tempore November 18, 2008-March 2, 2009

Other Public Services

Marion County Commissioner, elected 1994, reelected 1998, past Chairman (twice) and past Vice Chairman (twice)
Commission Liaison to Economic Development Council (3 years)
Commission Liaison to Hospital Board of Trustees (4 years)
Commission Liaison to Ocala/Marion County Chamber of Commerce (3 years)


Graduate Leadership Ocala/Marion County, attended Leadership Gainesville
Leadership Ocala/Marion County, past Board of Regents
Ocala/Marion County Chamber of Commerce

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