Awards


  • Florida Tax Collectors Association 2015 Taxpayer Advocate of the Year

  • 2014 Florida Farm Bureau Federation Champion for Agriculture

  • 2014 Florida Retail Federation Legislator of the Year

  • 2014 Florida Nursery, Growers & Landscaping Association Legislator of the Year

  • 2014 Florida Chamber Distinguished Advocate

  • Farm Bureau 2013 Legislator of the Year

  • Florida Sheriff’s Association 2013 Legislative Champion

  • 2013 Philanthropist of the Year – Nature Coast Chapter, Association of Fundraising Professionals

  • Florida Natural Gas Association 2013 Legislator of the Year

  • Florida Forestry Association 2013 Legislator of the Year

  • Florida Electric Cooperatives Association 2013 Legislator of the Year

  • 2013 AIF Environmental & Agricultural Sustainability Council Champion for Business Award

  • National Waste & Recycling Association 2013 Legislator of the Year

  • Florida Association of Counties (FAC) 2013 Legislative Leadership Award

  • Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association (FFVA) 2013 Legislator of the Year

  • Florida League of Cities 2013 Legislative Appreciation Award