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Charles S. "Chuck" Chestnut IV

District: 23 -- Democrat

Parts of Alachua, Marion

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Gainesville
Occupation:  Funeral Director
Spouse:  Tiffany Watts-Chestnut of Gainesville
Child(ren):  Ashlei, Charlie
Education:  Bethune-Cookman College, B.S., Business Administration (with honors), Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society; Miami-Dade Community College, A.S., Mortuary Science
Born:  July 27, 1962, Gainesville, FL
Religious Affiliation:  Methodist

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2006, reelected subsequently

Other Public Services

Gainesville City Commissioner 2000-2006
Mayor Pro Tem, Gainesville 2005-2006, 2003-2004
Congresswoman Corrine Brown's Task Force on Kennedy Homes, Chairman 2003

Affiliations

Alachua County Poverty Reduction Advisory Board, member 2004-2006
Alachua County Poverty Reduction Advisory Board Mentoring Committee, member 2004-2006
Community Redevelopment Agency, member 2000-2006
Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization, member 2000-2006
North Central Florida Regional Planning Council (NCFRPC), member 2004-2006, 2000-2003, Clearinghouse Committee 2004-2006, Board of Directors 2001-2003, Finance Committee 2001-2002, Program Committee 2000-2001
Florida League of Cities, Advocacy Committee, member 2003-2004, Municipal Finance & Taxation Committee, member 2004-2005, Chairman 2003-2004, Vice Chairman 2002-2003, Resolutions Committee, At Large member 2005, Transportation & Urban Administration Committee 2005
Homelessness Planning Group Services Committee 2005
Alachua County Transportation Disadvantaged Board, Chairman 2000-2004
Countywide Visioning and Planning Committee, member 2003

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