Larry Metz

District: 32 -- Republican

Part of Lake

Committee Membership for 2014 - 2016 Term

Justice Appropriations Subcommittee ( Chair )
12/1/2014 - 11/8/2016
Appropriations Committee
12/8/2014 - 11/8/2016
Choice & Innovation Subcommittee
12/8/2014 - 11/8/2016
Civil Justice Subcommittee
12/8/2014 - 11/8/2016
Joint Legislative Budget Commission
12/8/2014 - 11/8/2016
Judiciary Committee
12/8/2014 - 11/8/2016
Select Committee on Redistricting
7/20/2015 - 11/8/2016

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Yalaha
Occupation:  Attorney
Spouse:  Mariko Metz of Naha, Okinawa, Japan
Child(ren):  Marla Metz, Christina Metz
Education:  University of Florida, B.A., 1972-1976; United States Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Class, 1973-1976; San Diego State University, graduate courses in public administration, 1978; Florida State University, J.D. with High Honors, 1980-1983; Order of the Coif, 1983
Born:  March 20, 1955, Abington, PA
Military:  United States Marine Corps, Active, 1976-1980, Reserve, 1980-1982; served one year in Japan
Moved to Florida:  1968
Religious Affiliation:  Presbyterian
Recreational Interest:  family activities, reading, travel

Legislative Service

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

Other Public Services

Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice, 2017-2018
Florida Veterans' Hall of Fame Council, 2012-present
National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, 2015-present
Lake County School Board, 2004-2010, appointed by Governor Jeb Bush, 2004, elected to 4-year term, 2006, Vice Chairman, 2005-2006, Chairman, 2006-2008
Lake County Value Adjustment Board, 2008-2010
Lake County Zoning Board, 2005-2010
Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization Governing Board, 2008-2010

Affiliations

Lake County Bar Association, 2000-present
Lake County Republican Executive Committee, 1999-2018
Lake Eustis Area Chamber of Commerce, 2007-2018
Lake Federated Republican Women's Club, associate member, 2009-2018
Leesburg Chamber of Commerce, member, 2012-2018
Marine Corps League, North Lake Detachment, 1997-present
National Rifle Association, life member
South Lake Chamber of Commerce, member, 2012-2018

Highlights

Lake County Community Service Awards Committee, Leadership Award, 2008
Marine Corps League, North Lake Detachment, Special Achievement Award, 2002
Florida Guardian ad Litem Program, Five Year Service Award, 1996

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