Legislator Profile

Former Florida Senator Thad Altman (R)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Thad Altman
District Address:
Suite 310
8910 Astronaut Boulevard
Cape Canaveral, FL 32920
(321) 868-2132

Capitol Address:
314 Senate Office Building
404 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100
(850) 487-5016
political profile
  • Senate District:16
  • First Elected:2008
  • Terms Out:2018
  • Party:Republican
  • Delegations:Brevard,Indian River
  • District Information:Map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Senate in 2008, reelected subsequently
    House of Representatives, March 25, 2003-2008
  • Born:September 8, 1955, Macon, GA
  • Moved to Florida:1957
  • Religious Affiliation:Christian
  • Education:Rollins College, B.S.
    University of Houston
    Brevard Community College, A.A.
    Florida Institute of Technology Flight Training
    Palm Beach Community College, Architecture Studies
  • Occupation:President, The Astronauts Memorial Foundation
  • Spouse:Mary Pat Altman of Rockledge, FL
  • Children:Hunter, McKenzie, Sullivan
  • Affiliations:American Lung Association, Brevard and Volusia Counties, President, 2003
    Rollins College, Community Advisory Board, 2003
    St. Mary's Catholic School, Finance Committee, 2003
    American Red Cross, President of the Brevard County Chapter, 1989
  • Highlights:Rollins College, Distinguished Graduate of the Year Award
    Brevard Community College, Distinguished Alumnus Award
    Florida Association of Counties, County Champion Award
    Florida Jaycees, Outstanding Young Floridian of the Year, 1987
    Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Local Government Elected Official of the Year Award
    City of Palm Bay, Freshman Legislator of the Year Award
  • Former Service:National Space Club, Florida Committee Board Member, 2012-2013
    Brevard County Legislative Delegation, Chairman, 2007
    Brevard County Commission, 1984-1992
    Brevard County Commission, Chair, 1985, 1986, 1992
    East Central Florida Regional Planning Council, 1985-1992
    East Central Florida Regional Planning Council, Chair, 1986
    Brevard County Metropolitan Planning Council, 1984-1992
    Brevard County Metropolitan Planning Council, Chair, 1986
    Governors' Health Care Advisory Committee
    Governors' Task Force on Substance Abuse
    Space Florida
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