Sunday, May 24, 2015

Representative  Charles McBurney

District 16

Capitol Office
412 House Office Building
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: (850) 717-5016

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District Office
Suite 200
76 South Laura Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202-3411
Phone: (904) 359-6090

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Legislative Assistant:
Richard Pra

District Secretary:
Adam Miller

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Member Information

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Jacksonville

Occupation:  Business Attorney

Spouse:  Deborah McBurney of Waco, Texas

Child(ren):  Katherine Turpin, Madeline

Education:  University of Florida, B.A., 1979, J.D., 1982

Born:  June 6, 1957, Orlando, FL

History:  William V. Chappell, Jr., stepfather, Florida House of Representatives, 1954-1964, 1965-1968, Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, 1961; U.S. Congressman, 4th Congressional District of Florida, 1969-1989

Religious Affiliation:  Presbyterian

Recreational Interest:  boating, reading

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives on September 18, 2007, reelected subsequently

Other Public Service

International Relations Commission of Jacksonville


Duval County Legislative Delegation, Chairman, 2012-2013

Florida Association of Tiger Bay Clubs, President, 2005-2006

Mandarin Oaks School Advisory Committee, Chairman, 2004-2006

Southeast Citizens Planning Advisory Committee, Chairman, 2005-2006

Civic Round Table of Jacksonville, President, 1989-1990

Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, Board of Governors, 1987

Jacksonville Jaycees, President, 1986-1987


Florida Christian Coalition, Christian Coalition Faith and Family Award

Associated Builders and Contractors, Friend of Free Enterprise Award, 2009-2014

Florida Chamber of Commerce, Honor Roll, 2009-2014

Florida's Children First, Champion for Children's Rights, 2014

Florida Cultural Alliance, Legislative Star Award for Arts & Culture, 2014

Florida Music Education Association, Friend of Music Education Award, 2014

Justice Coalition, Extraordinary Government Leader Award, 2014

Statewide Guardian ad Litem Program, Honorary Guardian ad Litem, 2014

The Florida Bar, Legislative Award, 2013, 2014

Tobacco Prevention Network of Florida, Smoke Free Kids Champion, 2014

American Conservative Union, Defender of Liberty, 2012, 2013

Americans for Prosperity, Champion of Economic Freedom Award, A+ Rating, 2013

Boys and Girls Club of Northeast Florida, Appreciation Award, 2013

Children's Home Society of Florida, Buckner Division, Public Official of the Year, 2013

Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention Association, Legislative Leadership Award, 2013

Florida Clerk's and Comptroller's Association, House Legislator of the Year, 2013

Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association, Legislator of the Year , 2013

PACE Center for Girls, Representative of the Year Award, 2012, 2013

Florida Alliance for Arts Education, Leadership Award, 2012

Florida Council on Social Studies, Outstanding Citizen Award, 2012

The Florida Bar Business Law Section, Distinguished Legislator Award, 2012

First Coast Tiger Bay Club, Statesmen of the Year, 2011

Florida Law Related Education Association, Civic Education Advocacy Award, 2010

The Florida Bar, Distinguished Legislative Service Award, 2009

Southside Businessmen's Club, Small Business Person of the Year, 2006

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