Colleen Burton

District: 40 -- Republican

Legislative Assistant:
District Secretary:
Hedy Weddington
Part of Polk

Leadership Roles

Majority Chief Deputy Whip (2018-2020)

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Lakeland
Occupation:  Consultant: Strategic Planning, Community Visioning
Spouse:  Jonathan "Brad" Burton of Summit, New Jersey
Child(ren):  Chris, Tim, Elizabeth
Grandchild(ren):  Blake, June
Education:  California State University, Sacramento, B.S., Public Administration, 1980
Born:  April 19, Heidelberg, Germany
Moved to Florida:  1987
Religious Affiliation:  Catholic
Recreational Interest:  spending time with family, travel

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2014, reelected subsequently
Chief Deputy Whip 2016-2018 (8-17-2017-11-6-2018)
Majority Deputy Whip 2016-2018 (11-9-2016-8-17-17)
Deputy Majority Whip, 2014-2016


Catholic Charities of Central Florida, West Central Area Advisory Board
Republican Women's Club of Lakeland, Federated, past President
United Way of Central Florida Community Impact Cabinet
Volunteers in Service to the Elderly Advisory Board
Central Florida Development Council Board of Directors, past member
Polk County Workforce Development Board, past member

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