Ellyn Setnor Bogdanoff

District: 91 -- Republican

Parts of Broward, Palm Beach

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Fort Lauderdale
Occupation:  Attorney
Spouse:  Steven Bogdanoff
Child(ren):  Matthew, Alec, Danna
Education:  University of Florida, B.S., Insurance/Risk Management, 1980; Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law School, J.D., May 2003
Born:  October 17, North Miami, FL
Religious Affiliation:  Jewish
Recreational Interest:  guitar, tennis

Legislative Service

Elected to the House, January 27, 2004, reelected subsequently
Majority Whip 2006-2008

Other Public Services

Federal Judicial Nominating Commission 2005-2008
Broward County Children's Services Board, Chair 2003-2005
Fort Lauderdale Planning & Zoning Board 2002
State Elections Commission 2000-2001
The Homeless Initiative Partnership Advisory Board of Broward County 2000
City of Fort Lauderdale Education Advisory Committee 1997-2000
The Human Rights Board of Broward County 1997-2000
The State Board of Directors, WAGES Program 1998-2000
Transition Team - State of Florida - Governor Jeb Bush 1998-1999


Guardian Ad Litem, 17th Judicial Circuit
The Florida Bar
Museum of Discovery and Science, Board of Trustees 2009-present
Rodd D. Brickell Foundation, Advisory Board Member 2008-present
Partnership for Better School Funding, Inc., 1999-2006
Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors & Board of Governors 2000-2004
Legal Aid Advisory Board 2003-2004
Broward Alliance 1995-2001
East Broward Federated Women's Republican Club, First Vice Chair (Programs) 2000-2001
Women's Chamber of Commerce of Broward County, Charter Member 1996-2001, Board Member 1998-1999, Chair 1999-2000
Enterprise Ambassador Program of Nova Southeastern University, Advisory Board Member and Mentor 1988-2000
Children's Home Society, Board Member 1989-1999
District Advisory Council of Broward County Schools 1994-1996 and 1997-1999
Habitat for Humanity of Broward County, Foundation Board Member 1997, Chair 1998
JAFCO (Jewish Adoption & Foster Care Options) 1992-present


Broward Partnership for the Homeless, Legislative Advocacy Award 2006
JAFCO, Jacob's Ladder Award for Child Advocacy 2004
Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies, Outstanding Mothers of 2003
Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, Women-Owned Business Award 2001
March of Dimes Woman of Distinction 2001
East Broward Federated Women's Republican Club Volunteer of the Year 2000
Youth Law Center 2000
Women's Chamber of Commerce of Broward County Women's Circle of Excellence 1998
Price Waterhouse and South Florida Magazine "Up and Comers" Award 1991

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