Legislator Profile

Florida Senator Gayle Harrell (R)
Gayle Harrell
District Address:
Suite 203
215 SW Federal Highway
Stuart, FL   34994
Phone: (772) 221-4019

Capitol Address:
404 South Monroe Street
310 Senate Office Building
Tallahassee, FL   32399-1100
Phone: (850) 487-5025
political profile
  • Senate District:25
  • First Elected:2000
  • Terms Out:2026
  • Party:Republican
  • Delegations:Martin,Palm Beach,St. Lucie
  • District Information:Map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Senate in 2018
    House of Representatives, 2000-2008, 2010-2018
  • Born:July 21 in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Moved to Florida:1943
  • Religious Affiliation:Presbyterian
  • Education:University of Florida, M.A., Latin American Studies/History, 1971
    University of Florida, B.A., Spanish, 1964
    University of Florida, M.A., Latin American Studies/History, 1971
  • Occupation:Health Information Technology Consultant; CEO Health IT Strategies
  • Spouse:
  • Children:Stephanie, Jennifer, Jamie, Melinda
  • Grandchildren:James, Jupiter, Justice, Nicole, Anna, Aaron, Tyler, Nicholas
  • Affiliations:Hibiscus Children's Center, Past Chair
    Education Foundation of Martin County
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of St. Lucie, Indian River, and Okeechobee Counties
    Southeast FL Behavioral Health Network
    HPS - Helping People Succeed, Past Chair
  • Highlights:Florida Children's Coalition, Lifetime Achievement Award
    Florida Medical Association, Legislator of the Year Award
    Florida Dental Association, Dr. Lewis Earle Legislative Service Award
    Florida Smart Justice Alliance, Bishop Frank Costantino Annual Award for Legislative Excellence
    Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association, Legislator of the Year Award
    Associated Builders and Contractors, Friend of Free Enterprise Award
    Florida Osteopathic Medical Association, Legislator of the Year Award
    Florida Academy of Family Physicians, Legislator of the Year Award
    Florida Police Benevolent Association, Distinguished Legislator Award
    Associated Industries of Florida, "A" Ranking
    Florida Chamber of Commerce, "A" Ranking
  • Former Service:Florida Children & Youth Cabinet, 2010-2018
    Florida Commission on the Status of Women, 2018
    Health Information Technology Policy Committee Federal Advisory Committee, 2009-2018 (established under ARRA 2009)
    National Governors Association State Alliance on e-Health, 2004-2008
    Florida Interagency Coordinating Council for Infants & Toddlers, 2002-2006
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