Charles McBurney

District: 16 -- Republican

Part of Duval

Committee Membership for 2014 - 2016 Term

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Jacksonville
Occupation:  Business Attorney
Spouse:  Deborah McBurney of Waco, Texas
Child(ren):  Katherine Turpin, Madeline
Education:  University of Florida, B.A., 1979, J.D., 1982
Born:  June 6, 1957, Orlando, FL
History:  William V. Chappell, Jr., stepfather, Florida House of Representatives, 1954-1964, 1965-1968, Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, 1961; U.S. Congressman, 4th Congressional District of Florida, 1969-1989
Religious Affiliation:  Presbyterian
Recreational Interest:  boating, reading

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives on September 18, 2007, reelected subsequently

Other Public Services

International Relations Commission of Jacksonville


Duval County Legislative Delegation, Chairman, 2012-2013
Florida Association of Tiger Bay Clubs, President, 2005-2006
Mandarin Oaks School Advisory Committee, Chairman, 2004-2006
Southeast Citizens Planning Advisory Committee, Chairman, 2005-2006
Civic Round Table of Jacksonville, President, 1989-1990
Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, Board of Governors, 1987
Jacksonville Jaycees, President, 1986-1987


Florida Christian Coalition, Christian Coalition Faith and Family Award
Associated Builders and Contractors, Friend of Free Enterprise Award, 2009-2014
Florida Chamber of Commerce, Honor Roll, 2009-2014
Florida's Children First, Champion for Children's Rights, 2014
Florida Cultural Alliance, Legislative Star Award for Arts & Culture, 2014
Florida Music Education Association, Friend of Music Education Award, 2014
Justice Coalition, Extraordinary Government Leader Award, 2014
Statewide Guardian ad Litem Program, Honorary Guardian ad Litem, 2014
The Florida Bar, Legislative Award, 2013, 2014
Tobacco Prevention Network of Florida, Smoke Free Kids Champion, 2014
American Conservative Union, Defender of Liberty, 2012, 2013
Americans for Prosperity, Champion of Economic Freedom Award, A+ Rating, 2013
Boys and Girls Club of Northeast Florida, Appreciation Award, 2013
Children's Home Society of Florida, Buckner Division, Public Official of the Year, 2013
Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention Association, Legislative Leadership Award, 2013
Florida Clerk's and Comptroller's Association, House Legislator of the Year, 2013
Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association, Legislator of the Year , 2013
PACE Center for Girls, Representative of the Year Award, 2012, 2013
Florida Alliance for Arts Education, Leadership Award, 2012
Florida Council on Social Studies, Outstanding Citizen Award, 2012
The Florida Bar Business Law Section, Distinguished Legislator Award, 2012
First Coast Tiger Bay Club, Statesmen of the Year, 2011
Florida Law Related Education Association, Civic Education Advocacy Award, 2010
The Florida Bar, Distinguished Legislative Service Award, 2009
Southside Businessmen's Club, Small Business Person of the Year, 2006

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