Colleen Burton

District: 40 -- Republican

Part of Polk

Leadership Roles

Majority Chief Deputy Whip (2018-2020)

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Lakeland
Spouse:  Jonathan "Brad" Burton of Summit, NJ
Child(ren):  Chris, Tim, Elizabeth
Grandchild(ren):  Blake, June
Education:  California State University, Sacramento, BS, Public Administration, 1980
Born:  April 19, Heidelberg, Germany
Moved to Florida:  1987
Religious Affiliation:  Catholic
Recreational Interest:  spending time with family, travel

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2014, reelected subsequently
Chief Deputy Whip 2016-2018 (8-17-2017 to 11-6-2018)
Majority Deputy Whip 2016-2018 (11-9-2016 to 8-17-2017)
Deputy Majority Whip 2014-2016


Catholic Charities of Central Florida, West Central Area Advisory Board
United Way of Central Florida Community Impact Cabinet
Volunteers in Service to the Elderly Board of Directors
Central Florida Development Council Board of Directors, past member
Polk County Workforce Development Board, past member
Republican Women's Club of Lakeland, Federated, past President

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