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Clay Ford's Biography
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Wife: Carol Ann; 3 Children: David, Doug, Clay
Diploma, United States Air Force War College, Non-Resident-Frankfurt, Germany
Diploma, United States Army War College, Resident-Carlisle Barracks
MS, Public Administration, Shippensburg University, 1986
JD, University of Arkansas, 1978
BA, Finance, University of Arkansas, 1969
Deputy Whip, Florida State House of Representatives, December
Representative, Florida State House of Representatives, 2007-2013
Mayor Pro Tempore, City of Gulf Breeze, 2000-2007
Councilman/Member, Gulf Breeze City Council, 1990-2007
Member, Arkansas Pulaski County Special School District Board, 1977-1979
Representative, Arkansas State House of Representatives, 1975-1976
Member, Governor's Task Force on Affordable Housing, 2005-2006
Member, Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Council, 2005-2006
Delegate, Arkansas Constitutional Convention, 1978-1979
Legal Advisor, Arkansas Secretary of State
Employee, Arkansas State Senate
Assistant State Attorney, Florida Department of Children and Families
Employed, Southwestern Bell Telephone
Colonel, Army Reserve National Guard, 1955-1988
Real Estate Broker, 1975-1977
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Florida Legislative Squadron Civil Air Patrol
Life Member, Military Officers Association of America, Pensacola Chapter
Member, Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce
Member, American Legion, 2013
Life Member, National Rifle Association, 2013
Member, Arkansas Bar Association, 1978-2008
Member, Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association, 1987-2008
Member, Florida Bar Association, 1987-2008
Member, Gulf Breeze Chamber of Commerce, 1987-1988, 2007-2008
Member, Gulf Breeze Rotary Club, 2003-2008
Member/Former Chairman, Bay Area Resources Council, 1995-2007
Member/Former President, Florida League of Cities, 1992-2007
Member, Bay Area Resources Council, 1995-2006
Trustee, Florida Municipal Insurance Trust, 1998-2006
Trustee, Florida Municipal Investment Trust, 1999-2006
Trustee, Florida Municipal Pension Trust, 2004-2006
President, Florida League of Cities, 2004-2005
Board Member, National League of Cities, 2003-2004
Board Member, Pensacola Bay Area Literacy Coalition, 1999-2002
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