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Pat Patterson

District: 26 -- Republican

Parts of Flagler, Volusia

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  DeLand
Occupation:  Insurance Agent
Spouse:  Anne Coggeshall of East Chicago, IN
Child(ren):  Jennifer, Andy, Denise, Dorian
Education:  Florida Atlantic University, B.A., Education, 1976, M.Ed., 1978
Born:  October 12, 1948, West Palm Beach, FL
Military:  U.S. Navy 1969-1973, USS Newport LST 1179, USS Opportune ARS 47
Religious Affiliation:  Presbyterian
Recreational Interest:  boating, fishing, fly tying

Legislative Service

House of Representatives 1998-2000
Elected to the House in 2002, reelected subsequently

Other Public Services

East Central Florida Regional Planning Council 1995-1998
Metropolitan Planning Organization 1995-1998, Vice Chair 1996, Chair 1997-1998
Orlando/Volusia Metropolitan Planning Organization Alliance Co-chair 1997-1998
Volusia County Council 1995-1998, Vice Chair 1996, Chair 1997
Volusia Council of Governments 1997
DeLand High School Improvement Team 1993-1995
Volusia County Growth Management Commission 1993-1995
Volusia County Overall Economic Development Committee 1993-1995
City of Daytona Beach Community Development Committee 1994

Affiliations

American Legion Post No. 127
BPO Elks DeLand Lodge No. 1463
DeLand Chamber of Commerce
DeLand Main Street Association
Flagler County Chamber of Commerce
Lake Winnemissett Civic Association
Southwest Volusia Chamber of Commerce
Volusia County Republican Executive Committee
West Volusia Republican Club
Westminster By-The-Sea Presbyterian Church, Daytona Beach, Elder
West Volusia Association of Life Underwriters, past Member, State Committee 1996-1997
ACT Corporation, past Board Member, President 1994
American Cancer Society, Volusia County Unit 1984-1988
American Cancer Society, St. Lucie County Unit, Board Member 1973-1984, President 1983
St. Lucie Association of Life Underwriters, past Member, President 1982-1983
DeLand Noon Rotary, past Member
House Next Door, past Board Member

Highlights

Florida Chamber of Commerce "A" Honor Roll 2003-2007
Florida Leaders of Career and Technical Education Legislator of the Year 2006
PBA Lawrence E. "Ed" Hoffman Legislative Champion Award 2006
Florida Chamber of Commerce, "Top 40" Legislator Award 1999
Florida Insurance Council, Freshman Legislator of the Year 1999
Allstate Insurance Company, Quality Agent Award 1995, Chairman's Quality Award 1995, Honor Ring, Chairman's Circle
East Florida Building Industry Association, Golden Hammer Award 1995
ACT Corporation, Distinguished Service Award 1991

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