Matt Willhite

District: 86 -- Democrat

Legislative Assistant:
Thomas Valeo
District Secretary:
Melissa Santoro
Part of Palm Beach

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Wellington
Occupation:  Fire Captain, Firefighter/Paramedic
Spouse:  Alexis Willhite of West Palm Beach, Florida
Child(ren):  Luke, Mark
Education:  Palm Beach State College, AS
Born:  Pontiac, MI
Military:  United States Navy Corpsman, serving with the 4th ANGLICO of the United States Marine Corps
Religious Affiliation:  Methodist
Recreational Interest:  flying, golf

Legislative Service

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

Other Public Services

Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, Captain, Firefighter/Paramedic
Village of Wellington, Vice Mayor/Councilman 2008-2016


Florida Veterans and Military Families Caucus, Chair, 2018-2020
Palm Beach County Legislative Delegation, Chair, 2018-2019


Alzheimer’s Association, Legislative Champion, 2020
Global Alzheimer’s Platform, Citizen Scientist Nominee, 2020
Professional Firefighters/Paramedic Local 2928, Member of the Year, 2020
Florida Retail Federation, Legislative Champion, 2019
State of Florida, Florida Professional Firefighter of the Year, 2019
Florida Professional Firefighters, Legislator of the Year, 2017, 2018

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