Carlos Guillermo Smith

District: 49 -- Democrat

Part of Orange

Committee Membership for 2018 - 2020 Term

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Orlando
Occupation:  Community Activist
Spouse:  Jerick Mediavilla Negron of Corozal, Puerto Rico
Education:  Spanish River High School, 1995-1999; University of Central Florida, BS, Business Administration, 1999-2003
Born:  December 31, 1980, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Recreational Interest:  art galleries, film, karaoke, performing arts

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2016, reelected subsequently


Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, Board of Directors, 2020-2022
Legislative Progressive Caucus, Chair, 2017-2020
Equality Florida Institute, Inc., Government Affairs Manager, 2015-2016
Orange County Democratic Executive Committee, Chair, 2013-2015


Florida Education Association, Champion of Public Education Award, 2020
Florida PTA, Legislator of the Year Award, 2020
Florida Alliance for Arts Education, Leadership Award, 2019
Orlando Magazine, Orlando’s 50 Most Powerful People, 2019
Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation, Legislative Leadership Award, 2018
Equality Florida, Champion of Equality Award, 2018
The LGBT+ Center Orlando, LGBT Champion of Equality Award, 2018
Orange County Classroom Teachers Association, Defender of Public Education Award, 2018
Orlando Magazine, Orlando's 50 Most Powerful People, 2018
Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida, Premios El Josco Award, 2018
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), Leadership and Commitment to Animal Welfare Award, 2017
Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR Florida), Bravery and Fighting for Justice Award, 2017
Democratic Women's Club of Florida, Inc., Legislative Advocacy Award, 2017
Florida Education Association (FEA), Freshman Legislator Friend of Public Education Award, 2017
Florida Young Democrats, Florida Democrat of the Year, 2017
Hispanic Federation, Trailblazer Award, 2017
League of Women Voters of Florida, Making Democracy Work Award, 2017
Metropolitan Business Association, Community Champion of the Year, 2017
Mi Familia Vota, Esperanza Award, 2017
Victory Institute, Tammy Baldwin Breakthrough Award, 2017
Florida Education Association (FEA), Human and Civil Rights Leadership Award, 2016
Florida Young Democrats, Advocate of the Year, 2016
Out Magazine OUT100's The Survivors and Heroes of Pulse, 2016
Watermark, Most Remarkable Person, 2015

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