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Personal & Career

Legislative Service

  • Elected to the Senate in 2020
  • House of Representatives, 2012-2020

Other Public Service

  • Stoneybrook Community Development District, Supervisor, 2006-2008, 2009-2012
  • Lee County Charter Review, Committee Member, 2007-2008
  • Lee County Housing Authority, Board Member, 2005-2008

Honors and Awards

  • Florida House of Representatives, Majority Leader, 2016-2018
  • Florida Gulf Coast University, College of Arts and Sciences, Budget Manager


  • Lee County Republican Executive Committee, Vice Chair, 2010-2012; Member, 1995-1997, 2003-present
  • Special Equestrians, Vice Chair, 2009; Board of Directors, 2005-2010; Board of Advisors, 2010-present
  • Freedom and Virtue Institute, Treasurer, 2011; Board Member, 2009-2012
  • Liberty Youth Ranch, Board Member

Biographical Information

Occupation: Director of Interagency Partnerships
Spouse: Ruth Lindsey of Plant City, Florida
Children: Rhett
  • Berry College, B.A., 1992
    • Winshape Scholarship Recipient
    • Forensics Scholarship Recipient
    • Student Government
  • Florida Gulf Coast University, M.P.A., 2017
Born: April 17 in Pensacola, Florida
Historical: Webb Jernigan, maternal great-cousin, Florida House of Representatives, 1937, 1945, 1951, 1953, 1956
Religious Affiliation: Church of Christ
Recreation: Spending time with family, golf, and reading
Consists of part of Lee county

Date Proposed Bill Title
Sponsored Bills Policy Area
Date Sponsored Date Proposed Bill Title
Cosponsored Bills Policy Area
Position Date From Date to District Branch Party State
Senator 27 Senate Tallahassee
Introduced House
Passed House
Introduced Senate
Passed Senate
To President
Became Law
Vote Date Vote Bill Title
Name Position Date Joined Branch
Politician Party Purpose Type Date Amount
Type Address
District (239) 338-2570
Capitol (850) 487-5027