Legislator Profile

Florida Senator Joseph Abruzzo (D)
Joseph Abruzzo
CONTACT INFORMATION
District Address:
Suite 200
12300 Forest Hill Boulevard
Wellington, FL   33414-5785
Phone: (561) 791-4774
Fax: (888) 284-6495

Legislative Address:
222 Senate Office Building
404 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL   32399-1100
Phone: (850) 487-5025
Legislative Assistant:
Kimberly Diaz (Wellington)

District Secretary:
Van Coppedge (Wellington), Shreya Kuntawala (Wellington); Benjamin Durgan

Email:
abruzzo.joseph.web@flsenate.gov
political profile
  • Senate District:25
  • First Elected:2012
  • Terms Out:2020
  • Party:Democrat
  • Delegations:Palm Beach
  • District Information:Map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Senate in 2012
    House of Representatives, 2008-2012
PERSONAL INFO
  • Born:August 14, 1980
  • Moved to Florida:1999
  • Religious Affiliation:Catholic
  • Education:Lynn University, B.A., International Communications, 2003; Count and Countess de Hoernle Humanitatian Award, 2003; Who's Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges, 2002; Student Government Association, President, 2001-2002; Student Government Association, Treasurer, 2000-2001; Academic Honor Student
  • Occupation:Businessman
  • Spouse:Brandy
  • Affiliations:Palm Beach County Democratic Executive Committee, Member
    United South County Democratic Club, Member
    Democratic Club of Greater Boynton Beach, Member
    Mid-County Democratic Club, Member
    Central Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce, Member
    Greater Boynton Beach Chamber of Commerce, Member
    Delray Chamber of Commerce, Member
    Wellington Chamber of Commerce, Member
    Palm Beach County Voters Coalition, Member
    Florida Alliance for Retired Americans, Member
    National Organization of Women, Member
    National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, Heroes' Circle
    U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Member
    Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, Founding Member
  • Highlights:National Association of Social Workers, Legislator of the Year, 2012
    Alzheimer's Community Care, Award of Appreciation, 2012
    Progressive Caucus of Florida, Middle Class Champion, 2012
    Fix Florida, Top Dog Award, 2012
    Voices of Hope, Legislator of the Year, 2011
    AIF Florida Maritime Council, Legislator of the Year, 2011
    Delray Citizens for Delray Beach Police, Award of Appreciation, 2011
    Palm Beach County Medical Society President's Award, 2010
    Florida Alliance for Retired Americans, Legislator of the Year, 2010
    Restaurant and Lodging Association Legislative Award, 2010
    Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association Legislative Award, 2009
    U.S. Coast Guard Good Conduct Medal, 2008
    U.S. Coast Guard Presidential Unit Citation, 2007
    Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, 2006
    National Defense Service Medal, 2005
    U.S.C.G. Combat Veterans Association Physical Fitness Award, 2005
    U.S.C.G. Port Security "A" School Honor Team, 2005
  • Former Service:Health Care District Board of Palm Beach County, Board Commissioner, 2010-2013
    Palm Beach County Legislative Delegation, Chairman, 2011-2012
    Public Service Commission Nominating Council, Board Member, 2010-2011
    Palm Beach County Consumer Affairs Hearing Board, 2008
    City of Boca Raton, Education Advisory Board, 2002-2003