Legislator Profile

Florida Representative Matt Willhite (D)
Matt Willhite
District Address:
Suite C-107
9200 Belvedere Road
Royal Palm Beach, FL   33411-3615
Phone: (561) 791-4071

Capitol Address:
402 South Monroe Street
1003 The Capitol
Tallahassee, FL   32399-1300
Phone: (850) 717-5086
political profile
  • House District:86
  • First Elected:2016
  • Terms Out:2024
  • Party:Democrat
  • Delegations:Palm Beach
  • District Information:view District 86 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2016, reelected subsequently
  • Born:July 23, 1971, Pontiac, MI
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:Methodist
  • Education:Palm Beach State College, AS
  • Occupation:Fire Captain, Firefighter/Paramedic
  • Spouse:Alexis Willhite of West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Children:Luke, Mark
  • Affiliations:Florida Veterans and Military Families Caucus, Chair, 2018-2020
    Palm Beach County Legislative Delegation, Vice Chair, 2017-2019
    Acme Improvement District, board member
    C-51 Canal Working Group
    Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)
    Palm Beach County League of Cities, Board of Directors
    Palm Beach County Water Resource Task Force, Vice Chair
    Wellington Community Foundation, board member
    Wellington Public Safety Committee
    Western Communities Council, board member
  • Highlights:Amateur Radio Operator
    American Legion Post 390
    Binks Forest Elementary School, Advisory Council (SAC)
    Fire Fighters Muscular Dystrophy Boot Drives, former district coordinator
    Florida Certified Fire Instructor
    League of Women Voters
    PADI Divemaster
    Palm Beach County Economic Forum
    Palm Beaches Forum Club
    Professional Firefighters & Paramedics of Palm Beach County
    Rusty Gordon LGBT Democratic Caucus
    Veterans of Foreign Wars
    Wellington Rotary Club
    West Palm 100, former member
  • Former Service:Village of Wellington, Vice Mayor/Councilman 2008-2016
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