William L. "Bill" Proctor

District: 20 -- Republican

Parts of Clay, Flagler, St. Johns

Committee Membership for 2010 - 2012 Term

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  St. Augustine
Occupation:  Chancellor, Flagler College
Spouse:  Pamela Evans "Pam" Duke of Gainesville
Child(ren):  Priscilla N. Proctor, Samuel M. Proctor (deceased)
Grandchild(ren):  Madeline Rose Schuh, Samuel Nottingham Schuh
Education:  University of Florida, Fall 1951; Stetson University, 1954; Florida State University, B.S., 1956; M.S., 1964; Ph.D., 1968
Born:  January 27, 1933, Atlanta, GA
Military:  U.S. Army Reserve 1954-1964
Moved to Florida:  1944
Religious Affiliation:  Presbyterian
Recreational Interest:  golf, swimming, walking

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2004, reelected subsequently

Other Public Services

Florida State Board of Education 2001-2004
First Coast Workforce Development Board 1998-2001
Flagler Hospital Board of Trustees, past Chairman
Florida Education Standards Commission 1995-2001
Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, Board of Trustees 1984-2001
Fifth Appellate District Nominating Commission 1979-1982
Second Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission
St. Augustine City Commission
St. Augustine City Planning Commission


Rotary Club of St. Augustine, past President, past District Governor
St. Augustine Foundation for Historic Research, President
St. Johns County Communities in Schools, past Chairman


Flagler College, L.L.D. (honoris causa) 2004
Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida, Liberty Bell Award 2003
Nova Southeastern University, L.H.D. (honoris causa) 2003
Florida Association of Colleges and Universities, Distinguished Service Award 2002
Commissioner of Education's Lifetime Education Leadership Award 2001
Military Order of the World Wars, Patrick Henry Medallion 1991
Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, Distinguished Service Award 1990
Florida State University College of Education, Distinguished Educator Award 1989
Florida State University Athletic Hall of Fame 1988

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