Joe (Joe) Gruters (R-SS22)
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Capitol: 850.487.5022
FAX: 850.487.5174
District: 941.378.6309
Room 413 Senate Office Building 404 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100

District Office:
381 Interstate Boulevard
Sarasota, FL 34240
Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2026
Spouse: Sydney Spence   DOB: 7/6/1977
Committee Assignments
ChairmanSenate Committee on Regulated Industries
MemberSenate Committee on Transportation
MemberSenate Committee on Commerce and Tourism
Alternate ChairJoint Committee on Public Counsel Oversight
MemberSenate Select Committee on Resiliency
MemberSenate Committee on Appropriations
MemberSubcommittee on Health and Human Services
Counties Representing
Lake / Pinellas / Polk


Biographical Information Occupation- Certified Public Accountant Spouse- Sydney Spence of Citrus Hills, FL Children- Spencer, Jack Ryan, Elle Education- Florida State University, B.S., 1999 University of South Florida, M.B.A., 2003 Born- in Tampa, Florida Religious Affiliation- Roman Catholic Recreation- College football, mountaineering, heli-skiing, concerts Legislative Service Elected to the Senate in 2018, reelected subsequently House of Representatives, 2016-2018 Other Public Service The National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak), President, appointed and awaiting Senate confirmation Electoral College, Florida member, 2016 Florida State University Board of Trustees, member Florida Sports Foundation Board of Directors, member Sarasota County Planning Commission, Chairman Honors and Awards Florida Homebuilder Association, Senator of the Year, 2019 Fraternal Order of Police, Senator of the Year, 2019 Florida Chamber of Commerce, Distinguished Advocate, 2018, 2019 Small County Coalition Appreciation Award, 2019 Associated Industries of Florida, Champion of Business, 2018 Affiliations University of South Florida, Community Leadership Council