Matt Willhite

District: 86 -- Democrat

Part of Palm Beach

Committee Membership for 2020 - 2022 Term

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Wellington
Occupation:  Fire Captain, Firefighter/Paramedic
Spouse:  Alexis Willhite of West Palm Beach, FL
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


State of Florida Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory Committee, 2020-present
Florida Veterans and Military Families Caucus, Chair, 2018-2020
Palm Beach County Legislative Delegation, Chair, 2018-2019


Florida Education Association, Friend of Education Award, 2021
Alzheimer’s Association, Legislative Champion, 2020
Global Alzheimer’s Platform, Citizen Scientist Collaborator Honoree, 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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