About David

  • Elected in November 2004; subsequently re-elected without opposition
  • Certified Elections/Registration Administrator (CERA)
  • State-certified Supervisor of Elections
  • Professional Affiliations:
    • Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections – Past President (2011-2012)
    • National Association of Election Officials – Legislative Committee Co-Chair
    • Department of Homeland Security, Government Coordinating Council for the Election Infrastructure Subsector – Member
    • Council of State Governments/ Federal Voting Assistance Program Overseas Voting Initiative – Co-Chair, Policy Advisory Board; Member, EAVS Section B Working Group
    • Florida Military and Overseas Voting Assistance Task Force – Member (2017)
    • Election Systems & Software – Member, National Advisory Board
    • U.S. Election Assistance Commission – Technology in Elections Working Group Member (2010)
    • Testified before Congress on military and overseas voting (2011)
    • Presented to the National Academy of Sciences, Committee on the Future of Voting (2017)
    • Participant, speaker, panelist, presenter at numerous conferences, workshops, and meetings related to voting and election administration
  • Community Involvement:
    • Pensacola Rotary Club – Paul Harris Fellow; Past President (2013-2014)
    • Pensacola Area Chamber of Commerce – Military Affairs Committee
    • Lakeview Center – Board of Directors
    • Global Connections to Employment – Board of Directors
    • Baptist Health Care – Member, Compliance Committee and Christian Emphasis Committee
    • Christ Episcopal Church – Vestryman
    • American Cancer Society – Chair, Pensacola Relay for Life (2016)
    • Pensacola Sports Association – Past President (2011)
    • Community Action Program Committee – Past Board Member and Vice-Chair
    • Fiesta of Five Flags – Past Member of Board of Governors and Executive Committee
    • Bill Bond Baseball – Past Board Member
    • Boy Scouts of America, Gulf Coast Council – 2012 Friends of Scouting Chair
    • Panhandle Tiger Bay Club – Past Member
    • Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida – Past Volunteer Instructor
    • Leadership Pensacola – Selected for Class of 1995
    • Pensacola Citizens Police Academy – Graduate
  • Awards and Recognition:
    • International Centre for Parliamentary Studies – Recognition for Outstanding Achievement for work with international visitors (2015)
    • ARC Gateway – “Lucy Petree Outstanding Service” Award (2013)
    • Gulf Coast Citizen Diplomacy Council – “Outstanding Citizen Diplomat of the Year” Award (2013)
    • Governmental Prayer Breakfast – “God in Government” Award (2011)
  • Past Professional Experience:
    • Northwest Florida Director, U.S. Senator Connie Mack
    • Chief of Staff, U.S. Representative Joe Scarborough
    • Director of Federal Affairs, Grocery Manufacturers of America
    • Producer, MSNBC
  • University of Florida, B.A.
  • Pensacola native
  • Married with two children
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