Chip LaMarca

District: 93 -- Republican


Legislative Assistant:
Corey Staniscia
District Secretary:
Samantha Verner
Part of Broward

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Lighthouse Point
Occupation:  Business Owner, Consultant
Spouse:  Eileen LaMarca of Fort Lauderdale, FL
Education:  Broward College, AA, Information Systems; Florida Atlantic University, Studied Business Information Systems
Born:  March 16, Winchester, MA
History:  Own and operate LaMarca Construction Corporation, a construction group specializing in turnkey power generation and fuel systems, with a professional history in environmental systems, concentrating in groundwater and soil remediation.
Moved to Florida:  1971
Religious Affiliation:  Roman Catholic
Recreational Interest:  boating, fishing, music (drums), walking and enjoying our beautiful beaches

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2018, reelected subsequently

Other Public Services

Broward County Commissioner - District 4, 2010 - 2018
Broward County Commission Beach Renourishment Liaison, 2015 - 2018
Broward County Courthouse Task Force Advisory Committee-Chair, 2010 - 2011
Broward County Cultural Council, Board of Directors, 2018
Fire Rescue Council, Board of Directors, 2010 - 2017
Public Safety Coordinating Council, Board of Directors, 2014 - 2017
Regional Emergency Medical Services Council, 2010 - 2017
School Oversight Committee, Board of Directors, 2010 - 2013
Take 5 to Stay Alive, EMS Task Force, 2012 - 2017
Tourist Development Council, Chair of the Board of Directors, 2017 - 2018
Florida Association of Counties: Member of the Board of Directors-District 32, 2014 - 2018
Florida Association of Counties:
Member of the Board of Directors-District 33, 2011 - 2014
Finance and Tax Administration Policy Committee, Chair, 2015 - 2018, Co-Chair, 2013 - 2015, and Vice-Chair 2012 - 2013
Advanced County Commissioner Program, 2013
Certified County Commissioner Program, 2012
FAC Torchbearer Program, 2013 - 2018
FAC Ambassador Program, 2014 - 2015
Presidential Advocate Award, 2013 - 2016
Presidential Service Award, 2017
Florida Association of Counties:
President’s Commitment to Service Award, 2018
Member of the Board of Directors, 2015 - 2018
Finance, Pensions and Intergovernmental Affairs Policy Steering Committee, Chair, 2016 - 2018
Large Urban County Caucus, Member, 2012 - 2013, Vice-Chair
2013 - 2016
Community, Economic & Workforce Development Steering Committee, 2012 - 2016
City of Lighthouse Point:
City Commissioner, 2005 - 2008, President, 2007 - 2008, Vice-President
2006 - 2007, 2010
Lighthouse Keeper Days Committee, Member, 2005 - 2010
Code Enforcement Board, Member, 2004 - 2010
Community Appearance Board, Member, 2003 - 2004
Traffic Calming Committee, Member, 2002 - 2005
Community Enhancement Committee, Member, 2002 - 2005
Landscape Architectural Selection Committee, Member, 2003
Architectural Selection Committee for new Police/Fire/EMS, 2002
Broward Republican Executive Committee:
Chairman of the Broward County Republican Party (Elected twice, no opposition), 2007 - 2010
Committeeman Precinct 6B, 2003 - 2016
Republican of the Year Award, 2005
Republican Party of Florida:
Board of Directors Caucus Chairman (Congressional District 17), 2008 - 2010
Chairman of the Statewide Voter Registration Task Force, 2009 - 2010
Republican National Committee:
Sustaining Member, 1997 - Present
2004 Presidential Election “Team Leader”
2000 Presidential Election Committee
Broward County Young Republicans:
Director of Political Action Committees/Social Chairman, 2002 - 2003
2000 Presidential Election Recount Team, 2000

Affiliations

Best Buddies Broward County, Honorary Board of Directors, 2010 - 2019
Broward Children’s Center, Board of Directors, 2006 - 2019
Children’s Healing Institute, Member of the Board of Directors, 2004 - 2007
Children’s Healing Institute, Secretary of the Board of Directors, 2004 - 2005
Children's Safety Council, Water Angels Board of Directors, 2010 - 2012
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Co-Chair of SFL Finest Couples, 2009 - 2010
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Honored as SFL Finest Couples, 2008
DEA Citizens Academy Certificate of Achievement, 2013
Emerald Society of Ft. Lauderdale’s Honorary Irish Person of the Year, 2018
Exchange Club of Pompano Beach, Board of Directors, 2010 - 2018
Exchange Club of Pompano Beach, Club President, 2007 - 2008
Exchange Club of Pompano Beach, Club Vice-President, 2006 - 2007
Exchange Club of Pompano Beach, Club Secretary, 2005 - 2006
Exchange Club of Pompano Beach, Member, 2003 - 2019
FBI Citizens Academy Certificate of Achievement, 2012
Federal Courthouse Task Force-Southern Dist of FL, Member (Appt by Federal Judge), 2017 - 2018
Florida Healthy Kids Corporation, Board of Directors Member (Appt by Florida CFO), 2016 - 2018
Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, Hospitality Ambassador of the Year, 2018
Florida State Fair Authority (Appt by Florida Commissioner of Agriculture), 2011 - 2017
Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, Board of Directors (County Commission Liaison), 2013 - 2017
Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, Six Pillars Strategic Plan, Committee Co-Chair, 2012
Leadership Florida, Member of Cornerstone Class XXXII, 2013 - 2014
Leadership Florida Member of Gold Coast Leadership Council, 2014 - 2015
Leadership Florida Member of Gold Coast Recruitment Committee, 2015 - 2016
Leadership Florida Member of Leadership Florida Awards Committee, 2016 - 2018
Museum of Discovery and Science, Board of Directors, 2016 - 2019
Riverwalk Trust, Board of Directors, Member, 2014 - 2018
Riverwalk Trust, 9/11 Monument Committee Co-Chair, 2018
Sample McDougald House Preservation Society, Honorary Board Member, 2017 – 2018
Special Olympics of Broward, Honorary Board of Directors, 2008 - 2019
Special Olympics of Broward, Distinguished Volunteer Award
2018

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