Crisafulli Sworn-In Tuesday As Florida House Speaker
By Space Coast Daily // November 19, 2014
Florida House Speaker for 2014-16
ABOVE VIDEO: Rep. Steve Crisafulli, R-Merritt Island was sworn-in Tuesday as Florida House Speaker for 2014-16 and talked with members of the media after an organization session.
Rep. Crisafulli, is from Merritt Island, a seventh-generation Floridian and a member of a prominent citrus family. A cousin, the late Doyle E. Carlton, served as governor from 1929 to 1933, while one of Crisafulli’s grandfathers, Vassar B. Carlton, was chief justice of the Florida Supreme Court. Crisafulli and his wife, Kristen, have two daughters.
After graduating from Brevard Community College and the University of Central Florida, Crisafulli began his long association with the Brevard County Farm Bureau, where he was both director and president.