Steve Crisafulli

Speaker (2014 - 2016)

District: 51 -- Republican

Part of Brevard

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Merritt Island
Occupation:  Real Estate Broker/Agribusinessman
Spouse:  Kristen Brown Crisafulli of Rockledge, Florida
Child(ren):  Carly, Kennedy
Education:  Brevard Community College, A.A.; University of Central Florida, B.A.
Born:  July 26, 1971, Rockledge, FL
History:  Doyle E. Carlton, cousin, Governor of Florida, 1929-1933; Vassar B. Carlton, grandfather, Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court, 1969-1974
Religious Affiliation:  Christian
Recreational Interest:  baseball, fishing, football, golf, hunting, outdoors with the family

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2008, reelected subsequently

Other Public Services

Brevard County Soil & Water Conservation, Supervisor, 1998-2002

Affiliations

Brevard County Farm Bureau, President, 2003-2005, Director, 1996-2004, 2006-present
Central Florida Legislative Delegation, Chair, 2013
Brevard Delegation, Chair, 2012
Orange County Delegation, Chair, 2011
Leadership Brevard, past graduate, 1998, past program committee member, 1999-2000

Highlights

AFP, Champion for Economic Freedom, 2013
AIF, Champion for Business, 2013
Associated Builders and Contractors, Friend of Free Enterprise, 2013
Economic Development Commission, Award for Exceptional Leadership, 2013
Florida Chamber of Commerce, "A" Honor Roll, 2009-2013
Florida Chamber of Commerce, Distinguished Advocate, 2009-2013
Florida Dental Association, Dr. Lewis Earle Legislative Service Award, 2013
Florida Farm Bureau, Champion of Agriculture, 2013
Florida League of Cities, Legislative Appreciation Award, 2013
Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association, Legislative Award, 2010-2013
Foundation for Florida's Future, "A" Rating, 2010-2013
University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Legislative Leader Award, 2013
Associated Builders & Contractors, Friend of Free Enterprise, 2009-2012
Associated Industries of Florida, Champion for Business, 2010, 2012
Novogradac Community Development Foundation, Legislator of the Year Award, 2012
Associated Industries of Florida, "A" Rating, 2011
Central Florida Hotel and Lodging Association, Public Servant of the Year Award, 2011
Florida Cattlemen's Association, Legislator of the Year, 2011
Florida Farm Bureau, Distinguished Advocate Award, 2011
Florida Farm Bureau, Legislator of the Year, 2011
Florida Forestry Association, Legislator of the Year, 2011
Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscapers Association, Legislator of the Year, 2011
The American Conservative Union, "Defender of Liberty" Award, 2011
Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association, Legislator of the Year Award, 2010
Florida Home Builders Association, Friend of Housing, 2010
LEAD Brevard, 4 Under 40 Award, 2010
Florida Farm Bureau, President's Award, 2005

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