Gayle B. Harrell

District: 83 -- Republican

Parts of Martin, St. Lucie

Committee Membership for 2016 - 2018 Term

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Stuart
Occupation:  Health Information Technology Consultant
Spouse:  James E. "Jim" Harrell, MD of Jacksonville, Florida
Child(ren):  Stephanie, Jennifer, James Jr., Melinda
Grandchild(ren):  James, Jupiter, Justice, Nicole, Anna, Aaron, Tyler, Nicholas
Education:  University of Florida, BA, Spanish, 1961-1964; University of Florida, MA in Latin American Studies/History, 1971
Religious Affiliation:  Presbyterian

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2010, reelected subsequently
Florida House of Representatives, 2000-2008


Big Brothers Big Sisters of St. Lucie
Hibiscus Children's Center, past President, board member
Martin County Education Foundation, board member
Treasure Coast Hospice, board member
Barn Theatre, past President
Helping People Succeed (HPS), past President


Associated Builders and Contractors, Friend of Free Enterprise Award
Florida Chamber of Commerce, "A" Ranking
Florida Children's Forum, Legislative Award
Florida Medical Association, Legislator of the Year
Florida Police Benevolent Association, Distinguished Legislator Award
Keep Florida Beautiful, Legislative Achievement Award
Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Legislative Leadership Award
Phi Beta Kappa
University of Florida, Edith Bristol Tigert Award, Outstanding Female Graduate

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