Betty Reed

District: 61 -- Democrat

Part of Hillsborough

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Tampa
Occupation:  Retired Educator
Spouse:  James Reed
Child(ren):  5 adults
Grandchild(ren):  Ajani, Eden, Laarian, Lorenzo II, Maletha, Michael, Jr., Moses, Saniyah, Tenisha, Tyandre, Zuri
Education:  National-Louis University, B.S.
Born:  Pelham, GA
Moved to Florida:  1957
Religious Affiliation:  Christian
Recreational Interest:  exercising, reading, shopping, spending time with grandchildren

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2006, reelected subsequently

Other Public Services

Advocate for all schools to be air-conditioned
Advocate for common course numbering for private and public colleges
Hillsborough City-County Planning Board, past member
Hillsborough County Commission, Citizens Advisory Board, past member
Hillsborough County School Board, Advisory Committee, past member

Affiliations

Florida Child Abuse Council, past member
Florida State PTA, past board member
Hillsborough County Children's board, past Secretary
Hillsborough County Council of PTSA, past member
Lucy Dell Civic, past President
NAACP Political Action, past Chairperson
North Tampa Chamber Association, past Associate Director

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