Legislator Profile

Former Florida Senator Ellyn Setnor Bogdanoff (R)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Ellyn Setnor Bogdanoff
District Address:
Suite 202
1845 Cordova Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
(954) 467-4205

Capitol Address:
212 Senate Office Bldg.
404 S. Monroe St.
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100
(850) 487-5100
political profile
  • Senate District:25
  • First Elected:2010
  • Terms Out:2018
  • Party:Republican
  • Delegations:Broward,Palm Beach
  • District Information:view district 25 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Senate in 2010
    House of Representatives, January 6, 2004-2010
    House Majority Whip, 2006-2008
  • Born:October 17, 1959 in North Miami, Florida
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:Jewish
  • Education:Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law School, J.D., 2003
    University of Florida, B.S. Insurance/Risk Management, 1980
  • Occupation:Attorney
  • Spouse:Steve Bogdanoff
  • Children:Matthew, Alec, Danna
  • Affiliations:Guardian ad Litem, 17th Judicial Circuit
    The Florida Bar
    Museum of Discovery and Science, Board of Trustees, 2009-present
    Rodd D. Brickell Foundation, Advisory Board Member, 2008-present
    Children's Home Society Board Member
    JAFCO (Jewish Adoption & Foster Care Options) Advisory Board
  • Highlights:Florida Facilities Managers Association, Inaugural Legislative Advocacy Award, 2010
    Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers Section, Legislator of the Year, 2010
    Florida School Counselor Association, Legislator of the Year, 2009
    Association of Insurance Agents, Florida Legislator of the Year, 2008
    Florida Dental Association, Legislator of the Year, 2008
    Florida Chamber of Commerce, Honor Roll, 2008
    A Child is Missing, Legislative Appreciation Award, 2008
    Specialty Agents, Legislator of the Year, 2007
    Broward Partnership for the Homeless, Legislative Advocacy Award, 2006
    JAFCO, Jacob's Ladder Award for Child Advocacy, 2004
    Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies, Outstanding Mothers of 2003
    Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, Women-Owned Business Award, 2001
    March of Dimes Woman of Distinction, 2001
    East Broward Federated Women's Republican Club Volunteer of the Year, 2000
    Youth Law Center, 2000
    Women's Chamber of Commerce of Broward County Women's Circle of Excellence, 1998
  • Former Service:Federal Judicial Nominating Commission, 2005-2008
    Broward County Children's Services Board, Chair, 2003-2005
    Fort Lauderdale Planning & Zoning Board, 2002
    State Elections Commission, 2000-2001
    The Homeless Initiative Partnership Advisory Board of Broward County, 2000
    City of Fort Lauderdale Education Advisory Committee, 1997-2000
    The Human Rights Board of Broward County, 1997-2000
    The State Board of Directors, WAGES Program, 1998-2000
    Transition Team - State of Florida - Governor Jeb Bush, 1998-1999
    District Advisory Council of Broward County Schools ,1994-1996; 1997-1999
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