WATCH: Tyler Sirois, Republican Candidate for Florida’s House District 51, Talks About His Initiatives
By Space Coast Daily // March 28, 2018
OVERSEES ADMINISTRATION OF A $19 MILLION BUDGET FOR STATE ATTORNEY
ABOVE VIDEO: Tyler Sirois, a Republican candidate for Florida’s House District 51 in Brevard County, discusses his background, experience, political platform and why he is seeking election to the Florida House.
BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND FLORIDA – Tyler Sirois is a Republican candidate for Florida’s House District 51 in Brevard County.
Florida House District 51 encompasses Central Brevard County. It includes Cocoa, Rockledge, Merritt Island, Cape Canaveral, and Cocoa Beach.
The seat is currently held by Representative Tom Goodson, who is unable to run again due to term limits. The seat was also previously held by Speaker Steve Crisafulli. House District 51 has nearly 115,000 registered voters, with a partisan breakdown of 43% Republican, 32% Democrat, and 25% Independent.
A Brevard native, Sirois was born at Cape Canaveral Hospital and raised on Merritt Island. He is a product of Brevard County Public Schools, where he attended Lewis Carroll Elementary, Edgewood Junior High School and graduated from Cocoa Beach High School.
As the Executive Director of the Office of the State Attorney for Florida’s Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, Sirois oversees the administration of a $19 million budget, supporting nearly 300 employees in Brevard and Seminole Counties.
He was appointed to this position by State Attorney Phil Archer in 2013.
In addition to his work at the State Attorney’s Office, Sirois served as Chief Deputy for Supervisor of Elections Lori Scott. He also worked with the Regional Aerospace Workforce Initiative to identify existing and emerging job opportunities for the transitioning of jobs from the Space Shuttle program to commercial aerospace.
In 2014, Sirois was elected President of the board of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Brevard, a local nonprofit dedicated to raising awareness and resources to provide medical and counseling services to support abused and neglected children.
While attending Florida State University, Sirois met his wife Katy and the couple now have two children, Emma Kate and Jack.
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