Monday, May 25, 2015

Representative  Ronald "Doc" Renuart

District 17

Photo Gallery Full Gallery

Member Information

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Ponte Vedra Beach

Occupation:  Osteopathic Physician

Spouse:  Tamara Ferrell Renuart of Jacksonville, Florida

Child(ren):  Jennifer, Scarlett, Ronald, Jr., Christopher, Shannon, Matthew, Ashley

Education:  University of Florida, A.A., B.S., 1982-1986, Kappa Alpha Fraternity, Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Med Honor Society, Newman Club; Santa Fe Community College, EMT Certificate, 1985; Nova Southeastern University, D.O., 1986-1990, Class Officer, Rural Medicine Club, AHEC Research Coordinator/Student Director, First Annual Rose Community Service Award, 1990; University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville, Internal Medicine Residency

Born:  January 5, 1964, Coral Gables, FL

Military:  Florida Army National Guard, Colonel, 1990-2010: Operation Iraqi Freedom, Field Surgeon, 2003; Chief Medical Officer, 2004-2010; Operation Enduring Freedom, 2005-2006; Flight Surgeon, Operation Iraqi Freedom, 2007; Florida Cross Medal, 2010; United States Army, Meritorious Service Medal, 2010; Order of Military Medical Merit, 2011; Governor's Veterans Service Award Medal, 2014

Religious Affiliation:  Catholic

Recreational Interest:  attending college and NFL football games, camping, hiking, photography, restoration of American muscle cars, running, target shooting, whitewater rafting

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2008, reelected subsequently

Resigned April 6, 2015

Other Public Service

State Medicaid Pharmaceutical and Therapeutics Committee, appointed by Governor Jeb Bush, 2005-2008


Florida Medical Association

Knights of Columbus, Fourth Degree

National Rifle Association, life member

Ponte Vedra Beach Rotary

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Florida Osteopathic Medical Association, Executive Board member, 2004-2009, Vice President, 2008-2009

American Osteopathic Association, Delegate, 2001-2008, Mentor Hall of Fame, 2009

Nova Southeastern University, Osteopathic Alumni Association, past President, 2006-2007

Republican Club of Ponte Vedra, past President, 2005-2007

Baptist Medical Center Beaches, Chief of Medicine, 1998-2001, Chief of Staff, 2004-2005


Americans for Prosperity, Champion of Economic Freedom Award, 2014

First Coast Delegation, Vice Chairman, 2013-2014

Florida Chamber of Commerce, Honor Roll, 2009-2014

Florida Dental Association, Dr. Lewis Earle Legislative Service Award, 2012, Legislator of the Year, 2013, Champion for Dentistry, 2014

Jacksonville Business Journal, Veterans of Influence Award, 2014

St. Johns County Legislative Delegation, Chairman 2009, Chair, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

American Conservative Union, ACU Conservative, 2011, Defender of Liberty Award, 2013

Professional Resource Network of Florida, Certificate of Appreciation, 2013

United States Department of Defense, Certificate of Appreciation for Leadership on Public Policy Changes, 2011, 2013

American Cancer Society, Leadership Award, 2011, Florida Legislative Award, 2012

Associated Builders and Contractors, Friend of Free Enterprise Award, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Nova Southeastern University, Rose Community Service Award, 1990, Celebration of Excellence, Distinguished Alumni Award, 2012

Florida Academy of Family Practice, Diabetic Master Clinician, 2011

FOMA, Physician of the Year, 2006, Legislator of the Year, 2011

Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida, Distinguished Alumni Award, 2009, Guardian of Independent Higher Education Award, 2010, Alumni Award, 2011

University of Florida, Silver Society, 2011

American College of Physicians, Fellow, 2010

American Diabetes Association, Legislative Champion Award, 2010

American Heart Association, Legislator of the Year, 2010

Miami-Dade Legislative Delegation, honorary member, 2010

Florida Christian Coalition, Faith and Family Award, 2009

Jacksonville Young Republicans Club, Hometown Hero Award, 2009

Pinellas County Osteopathic Medical Society, Legislator of the Year, 2009

Rotary International, Paul Harris Fellow, 2009

Community Connections of Jacksonville, Celebration of Leadership Recipient, 2004

Eagle Scout, 1978

Please visit the Privacy Statement and Disclaimer page of the Florida House of Representatives to see the policies and practices that apply to the information provided through this website.


Bill Finder by Number


Search Bill Text

  Advanced Search