Lauren (Lauren) Book (D-SS35)
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Capitol: 850.487.5035
FAX: 850.487.5174
District: 954.424.6674
Room 228 Senate Office Building 404 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100

District Office:
12401 Orange Drive
Davie, FL 33330
Elected: 2016    Next Election: 2026
Spouse: Blair Jacob Byrnes   DOB: 10/12/1984
Committee Assignments
MemberSenate Committee on Judiciary
MemberSenate Committee on Rules
MemberSubcommittee on Health and Human Services
MemberSenate Committee on Health Policy
MemberSenate Committee on Education Postsecondary
MemberSenate Committee on Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
MemberSenate Committee on Appropriations
MemberJoint Legislative Commission on Budget
Counties Representing
Broward / Miami-Dade


Personal & Career Legislative Service -Elected to the Senate in 2016, reelected subsequently ◦Minority (Democratic) Leader Pro Tempore, 2016-2018 Other Public Service -Statewide Council on Human Trafficking Direct-Support Organization Board of Directors, Appointee -Florida Children and Youth Cabinet, Appointee -Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Commission, Appointee -Child Advocate -Florida Network of Children's Advocacy Centers, Board Member and Past Vice President -Broward County Crime Stoppers, Past Board Member Honors and Awards -Audubon Florida Special Places Award, 2018 -Glamour Woman of the Year "Hero Among Us" 2018 -Broward County Women's Hall of Fame, 2018 -Four-time Emmy winning producer and storyteller, "Out of Darkness, Into Light" "What If I told you..." "Child Sexual Abuse- Prevention through Education" "Lauren's Kingdom- It's OK to Tell" -L'Oreal Paris, National Woman of Worth, 2013 -PEOPLE Magazine and Major League Baseball, "All Star Among Us" 2011 -National Child Labor Committee, Lewis Hine Award -Congressional Medal of Merit, Senator Bill Nelson -Two-time Publishers Weekly best selling author, "It's OK to Tell" memoir, "Lauren's Kingdom" children's book -Gracie Award winning producer, "Intimate Crimes" -Internationally Recognized Child Advocate- Newsweek Magazine, FOX News, Cosmopolitan Magazine, the Huffington Post, Glamour Magazine, NPR, USA Today, CNN/HLN, ABC's Katie Couric Show, Our America with Lisa Ling, Al Jazeera Biographical Information Occupation- Founder/CEO Lauren's Kids (501(c)(3)) Spouse- Blair Jacob Byrnes of West Bloomfield, MI Children- Kennedy Grace Byrnes, Hudson Lee Byrnes Education- University of Miami, B.A., Elementary Education, Creative Writing, 2008 University of Miami, M.S., Education, 2012 Born- October 12 in Hollywood, Florida Religious Affiliation- Jewish Recreation- Spending time with family, reading, watching documentaries, cooking, enjoying the sun and the sand at South Florida's beautiful beaches