Legislator Profile

Former Florida Representative Fredrick W. ''Fred'' Costello (R)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Fredrick W. ''Fred'' Costello
District Address:
Room 206 DeLand City Hall
120 South Florida Avenue
DeLand, FL   32720-5422
Phone: (386) 736-5100

Capitol Address:
402 S. Monroe St.
1101 The Capitol
Tallahassee, FL   32399-1300
Phone: (850) 488-9873
political profile
  • House District:26
  • First Elected:2010
  • Terms Out:2018
  • Party:Republican
  • Delegations:Flagler,Volusia
  • District Information:view district 26 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the House November 2, 2010
  • Born:February 9, 1950, Orlando, FL
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:Christian - Oasis Christ Fellowship of Ormond Beach
  • Education:Graceland University, B.S., 1967-1970
    University of Iowa, D.D.S., 1970-1974; Senator and Speaker pro tempore of the Student Government Association
  • Occupation:Dentist
  • Spouse:Linda Gail Ditzig Costello, of Waukegan, IL
  • Children:Angela Fe Costello Cavanaugh, Lucas Jacob Costello, Eric David Costello
  • Grandchildren:Austin Rico Costello, Miranda Jaylee Costello, Skylar Gail Pender, Joseph John Cavanaugh, Jr.
  • Affiliations:Tiger Bay Club of Volusia County, President 2008-2009
    Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, past President 2004
    Volusia County Dental Association, past President 1998
    Kiwanis, former President 1981-1982
    Daytona Beach Chamber of Commerce
    DeLand Chamber of Commerce
    Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce
    Food Brings Hope, United Way Agency, Board member
    United We Smile, United Way Agency, Co-Founder and Board member
  • Highlights:Volusia League of Cities, Elected Official of the Year 2007
    Volusia County Association for Responsible Development, Citizen of the Year 2006
    Daytona Beach Leadership Council, Marvin Samuels Leadership Award 2005
    Leadership Florida Elected Officials 2002
    Leadership Daytona Beach 1982
  • Former Service:Florida Legislative Committee on Intergovernmental Relations 2009-2010
    Ormond Beach, Mayor 2002-2010
    Volusia Council of Governments 2002-2010, past Chairman
    Volusia Transportation Planning Organization 2002-2010, past Chairman
    Ormond Beach City Commissioner 1999-2002
    Ormond Beach Development Review Board 1995, past Chairman
    Ormond Beach Planning Board 1989-1995, past Chair
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