Recognition & Awards

Legislator of the Year Awards

American Legislative Exchange Council “1999 Legislator of the Year”
Brevard Young Republican Club “Legislator of the Year”
City of Palm Bay “Senator of the Year”
Farm Bureau “Distinguished Farm Service Award”
Florida Cattlemen’s Association “Senator of the Year”
Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association “Legislator of the Year”
Florida Legislative Alliance “Legislator of the Year”
Florida Workers Advocates “Legislator of the Year”
Police Benevolent Association “Distinguished Legislator Award”

Legislator Awards

American Cancer Society “Legislative Award”
American Heart Association “Appreciation”
American Heart Association “our Many Thanks”
American Society for Industrial Security “Appreciation”
Americans For Tax Reform “Highly Commended”
The American Farm Bureau Federation’s “Friend of Farm Bureau” Award
Associated Industries of Florida “Champion for Business”
Christian Coalition “Friend of the Family”
Citizens For A Sound Economy “Honorary Membership”
Citizens for Constitutional Property Rights “One Person Can Make A Difference”
Citizens for Florida’s Waterways “Grateful Appreciation”
Autism Society “For Your Commitment To Our Special Children”
Brevard County Public Schools “Appreciation” (multiple)
Brevard Cultural Alliance “Appreciation” (multiple)
City of Titusville “Leadership in passing SPACE FLORIDA”
City of Palm Bay “Commendation”
Coalition for the Hungry & Homeless “Appreciation”
Coastal Conservation Association (formerly Florida Conservation Assn) “Legislative Award”
Cocoa Beach Women’s Club “Appreciation”
Devereaux Foundation “Appreciation” (multiple)
East Central Florida Memory Disorder Clinic “Appreciation”
FASA “Superior Contributions to Public Education”
Florida Association of Counties “County Champion”
Florida Association of School Administrators “For Superior Contributions To Public Education”
Florida State Assn of Supervisors of Elections -“Leadership Award” 2006
Florida Chamber of Commerce “Distinguished Advocate”
Florida Council on Crime & Delinquency “Appreciation”
Florida Dept of Health & Brevard County Health Dept. “Appreciation”
Florida Farm Bureau “Agricultural Service Award”
Florida Housing Coalition “For supporting Housing needs of low income Floridians”
Florida March of Dimes “Appreciation”
Florida League of Cities “Quality Floridian” (twice)
Florida League of Cities “Defender of Home Rule”
Florida Preservation & Education Trust “Outstanding Support”
Florida Professional Firefighters “ – UK essay
Florida Sheriffs Association “Legislative Award”
Florida Silver Haired Legislature “Exemplary Service Award”
Florida Silver Haired Legislature “Appreciation”
Florida Silver Haired Legislature “For Legislative Representation & Advocacy”
Florida Space Business Roundtable “Florida Space Booster Award”
Florida Supervisors of Elections “Leadership Award – for historic passage of the 2001 Florida Elections Reform Act ”
Fraternal Order of Police “Deep Appreciation”
Fraternal Order of Police “Legislative Appreciation”
Fraternal Order of Police “Support & Dedication to the Law Enforcement Community”
Grass Roots Alliance “Friend of the Taxpayer”
Indian River Community College “Appreciation”
Indian River County Substance Abuse Council “For supporting Prevention Programs”
International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals “For Protecting Injured Workers”
Junior League of South Brevard “Appreciation”
Private Industry Council “Outstanding Commitment to Job Training”
Space Coast Defense Alliance & Economic Development Commission “Victory Award”
Space Coast League of Cities “Appreciation”
STOP / Stop Turning Out Prisoners “Appreciation”
Substance Abuse Council “For Supporting Prevention Programs”
Suntree Area Business Association “Appreciation”
Treasure Coast Chambers of Commerce “Sincere Appreciation”
United Way “Appreciation” (multiple)
United We Stand America “Legislative Leadership Award”
Family Research Council Action “True Blue Award”

Community Involvement Awards

Brevard Community College “Distinguished Alumnus”
Brevard Federation of Teachers “Apple – You Make A Difference Award”
Boy Scouts of America “Golden Eagle” Honoree
Center For Drug Free Living “For Your Continued Support & Commitment”
Center for Drug Free Living “Web of Caring Award”
Child Care Association of Brevard County “For Your Support of Child Care” (multiple)
City of Palm Bay “Palm Bay Honorary Citizen”
Crossways Youth Services “We Will Never Forget Your Leadership Award”
FASCAR “All You Do For Racing”
First Harvest Food Bank “For Humanitarian Services”
Florida Association of Teen Courts “Focus on Prevention Award”
Harry T. Moore Homesite Development Committee “Resolution of Sincere Appreciation”
Healthy Start Coalition “Deep Appreciation for Your Hard Work on Behalf of the Children of our Community”
Marine Institute Orlando “For Your Dedication & Support to the Staff & Students”
Melbourne Beach, Town of “Appreciation”
National Child Safety Council “Appreciation”
Orange County Classroom Teachers “Thumbs Up Award”
Palm Shores, Town of : “Our Hometown Hero”
Republican Women of the Treasure Coast Federated “For Outstanding Service”
Standing Watch “First Annual keeper of the Watch”