Friday, May 22, 2015

Representative  Thomas "Tom" Anderson

District 45

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Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Dunedin

Occupation:  Management Consultant/Businessman

Spouse:  Alice Christine of New York, NY

Education:  City College of New York, B.A., 1954; George Washington University, M.B.A., 1970

Born:  June 30, 1932, New York, NY

Military:  U.S. Navy 1955-1957

Religious Affiliation:  Methodist

Recreational Interest:  golf, R.V. camping

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2002, reelected subsequently

Other Public Service

City of Dunedin, Mayor 1994-2002

Pinellas County Sheriff's Advisory Board 1997-present

Pinellas County Legislative Delegation, Chairman 2006-2007

Area Agency on Aging, Pasco/Pinellas, President 2002

Downtown Dunedin Development, Chairman 1994-2002

Dunedin-Recognized by Governor Jeb Bush as first city for Elder Community Program 2000

Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council 1998

Pinellas Planning Council, Chairman 1995

Fairway Estates Homeowner's Association, President 1984, 1985

Constructed new library, senior center, and adult day care center


Dunedin Chamber of Commerce

West Pasco Chamber of Commerce

Friends of Library

Dunedin Historical Society

Member of the Humane Society

CARES (Community Aging & Retirement Services, Inc.) Board of Directors

Rotary Club of Dunedin

Dunedin Memorial Clocktower


Florida Chamber of Commerce, "A" Honor Roll Award 2006, 2008, 2009

Florida Council on Aging (FCOA), Advocacy Award 2009

Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors, Free Enterprise Award 2009

Florida Home Builders Association, "A" grade for 2009

American Heart Association Award 2004, 2008

Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas, Inc., Legislative Advocacy Award 2007

Florida League of Cities Award 2005, 2006

Florida Association of Senior Centers Award 2005

CARES Award for Outstanding Community Business Leader 2004

Suncoast League of Cities, Good Government Award 2004

Florida Association of School Administrators, Legislator of the Year 2003

Florida Library Association, Legislator of the Year 2003

North Pinellas County Republican Club, Republican of the Year Award 2003

Schiller International University, Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters 2000

Home Improvement Construction Corporation, President 1960-1970

Senior Executive Service, DOD/DOE Washington, D.C., Director

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