Debbie Boyd

District: 11 -- Democrat

Gilchrist, Lafayette, Suwannee and parts of Alachua, Columbia, Dixie

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Newberry
Occupation:  Realtor
Spouse:  Tommy "Tommy" Boyd of Newberry
Education:  Santa Fe Community College, A.A., 1990, A.A.S. (Building Construction Management), 2003
Born:  November 28, 1957, Gainesville, FL
History:  Congressman F. Allen Boyd, U.S. House of Representatives 1997-present, Florida House of Representatives 1989-1996; Former Representative Janegale M. Boyd, Florida House of Representatives 1996-2000
Religious Affiliation:  Baptist
Recreational Interest:  boating, fishing, hunting

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2006, reelected subsequently

Other Public Services

City of Newberry, Commissioner 2002-2006
City of Newberry Charter Review Board 2005-2006
Newberry Project 2020 Community Visioning 2004-2006
Countywide Visioning and Planning Committee 2003-2005


Alachua County Farm Bureau
Dixie-Gilchrist-Levy Association of Realtors, past Member
Florida Cattlemen's Association
Gainesville Alachua County Association of Realtors, past Member
National Association of Home Builders, past Student Member
Student Builders Association, SFCC, past President, past Treasurer


Eleanor Roosevelt Award, Alachua County Democratic Executive Committee, 2008
Legislative Appreciation Award, Florida Onsite Wastewater Association, 2008
Outstanding Legislator Award, Property Appraisers Association of Florida, 2007
University of Florida, IFAS, 1978-2005
Leadership Gainesville 31
Local Government Leadership X (Leadership Florida)
Newberry Chamber of Commerce, Community Service Award 2005
Basic and Advanced Institutes of Elected Municipal Officials 2004
National Association of Home Builders, Outstanding Student Award 2002
National Association of Home Builders National Residential Construction Competition, Santa Fe Community College Team: 2001 (Second place), 2002
Who's Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges 2001
University of Florida, Agriculture & Natural Resources, USPS Scientific/Technical, Superior Accomplishment Award 2000

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