Anna (Anna) V. Eskamani (D-042)

State Representative Anna Eskamani

Anna (Anna) V. Eskamani (D-042)
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Capitol: 850.717.5042
FAX: 850.488.9707
District: 407.228.1451
Room 406 House Office Building 402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
1507 East Concord Street
Orlando, FL 32803-5411
Residence:Orlando, FL

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Biographical Information City of Residence- Orlando Occupation- Nonprofit Professional Education- University High School, Theatre Troupe 4848, 2004-2008; University of Central Florida, BA, Political Science, International Studies, BA, Interdisciplinary Studies, Women's Studies, Certificate in Service Learning, 2008-2012; University of Central Florida, MA, Public Administration, MA, Nonprofit Management, Graduate Certificate in Gender Studies, Certified Nonprofit Professional, 2012-2015; University of Central Florida, PhD, Public Affairs, 2016-present Born- May 20, 1990, Orlando, FL Recreational Interest- feminist research, going to the beach, poetry, running Legislative Service Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2018, reelected subsequently Affiliations Central Florida Community Arts, Board Member, 2023 Florida Legislative Energy and Climate Caucus, 2023 Orange County Legislative Delegation, Chair, 2023 Aspen Institute of Germany's Transatlantic Cohort, Selected to participate in the Aspen Institute of Germany's Transatlantic Democracy Laboratory with a focus on climate and energy policy, 2022 HOPE Partnership, Capital Campaign Steering Committee Member, 2020-2022 University of Central Florida Women's and Gender Studies Advisory Council, Advisory Board Member, 2012-2022 UCF College of Arts & Humanities Dean's Executive Council, Member, September 2019-present US Global Leader Coalition, Florida Advisory Committee Member, July 2019-present University of Central Florida Nonprofit Management Advisor Board, Board Member, 2017-present Valencia College Peace and Justice Initiative, Advisory Board Member, 2014-present Orlando Gay Chorus, Board Member, 2021 Winter Park Playhouse, Board Member, 2021 National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (NCEL), Florida's State Lead, 2020 Highlights Americans for the Arts, Public Leadership in the Arts Award, 2022 Florida Association for Theatre Education, Outstanding Theatre Arts Legislator, 2022 Florida PTA, Legislator of the Year, 2022 Healthy Start Coalition of Orange County, Outstanding Public Official, 2022 National Diaper Bank Network Champions Award, 2022 Pace Center For Girls, Orange Legislator of The Year, 2022 Orlando Magazine, Orlando's 50 Most Powerful People, 2021, 2022 Orlando Weekly, Readers' Choice Best Local Politician, 2022 Share the Care of Central Florida, Outstanding Advocate of the Year, 2022 The Pride Chamber, Community Champion, 2022 Watermark Magazine, Wave Award for Favorite Local Activist, 2022 Watermark Magazine, Wave Award for Favorite Local Politician, 2022 Watermark Magazine, Wave Award for Greatest Ally to the Local Community, 2022 First Iranian-American elected to any public office in Florida Delta Kappa Gamma, Legislative Friend of Education Award, 2021 Florida Education Association, Friend of Public Education Award, 2021 Orlando Magazine, Best Community Leader, 2021 Orlando Magazine, Women of the Year, 2021 Orlando Weekly, Readers' Choice Best Local Politician, 2021 UCF Public Administration Research Conference, presented In Her Own Words- The Impact of Poverty on Health Care Access and Outcomes, 2021 Democratic Women's Club of Florida, Legislator of the Year, 2020 Equality Florida, Voice For Equality Award, 2020 Florida Chapter National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Central Unit, Elected Official of the Year, 2020 Florida Council Against Sexual Violence, Legislative Leadership Award, 2020 National Guard Association of Florida, Mr. Charles Maddox Patriotism Award, 2020 Orlando Sentinel, Central Floridian of the Year, Finalist, 2020 Orlando Weekly, Readers' Choice Best Local Politician, 2020 Run For Something, Virtual Vanguard Award, 2020 The LGBT+ Center Orlando, Champion of Equality Award, 2020 University of Central Florida, 2020 Distinguished Alumnus, 2020 Iranian American Bar Association Northern Californian Chapter, Distinguished Elected Official Award, 2019 Orlando Magazine, 50 Most Powerful People, noted as one of the most power people in Central Florida, 2019 UCF Public Administration Research Conference, presented Evidence-Based Policymaking- Using Big Data to Evaluate Public Sector Innovation and Improve Organizational Performance, 2019 Orlando Magazine, 50 Most Powerful People, noted as a "Powerful Force" in Central Florida and one of fifteen to watch, 2018 Watermark Magazine, Orlando's Most Remarkable Person, December 2018 Orange County Democratic Executive Committee (DEC), Cannon Porta Award, 2017 Orlando Magazine, "50 Most Powerful People" noted as one of the most powerful Central Floridians who are shaping Orlando, 2017 Central Florida Women's Resource Center, Outstanding Women Award, 2016 Leadership Florida, Connect Florida Class VII Graduate, 2016 Leadership Orlando, Class 91 Leadership Orlando Graduate, 2016 University of Central Florida, College of Health and Public Affairs, Alumni Achievement Award, 2016 University of Central Florida, 30 Under 30 Award, 2016 Women's Media Center, Progressive Women's Voices, 2016 Orlando Sentinel, Central Florida 100, 2015 University of Central Florida, Women's and Gender Studies Program, proclamation May 20th "Anna V. Eskamani Service Learning Day" 2015 Emerge USA, Community Service Award, 2014 Girl Scouts of Citrus Council, Women of Distinction nomination, 2014 SMART Research Grant Recipient, conducted research on student voter apathy, 2012 Society of Professional Journalists, Region 3 Mark of Excellence Award, 3rd place General Column Writing, 2012 University of Central Florida, Order of Pegasus, 2012 University of Central Florida, Top Honor Graduate, 2012

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2024
DOB: 5/20/1990
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