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Charles Chestnut IV's Biography


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12 Southeast First Street, Second Floor
Gainesville, FL 32627

Full Name:

Charles 'Chuck' S. Chestnut IV




Wife: Tiffany Watts-Chestnut; 2 Children: Ashlei, Charlie

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Gainesville, FL

Home City:

Gainesville, FL



AS, Mortuary Science, Miami-Dade Community College

BS, Business Administration, Bethune-Cookman College

Commissioner, Alachua County, Florida, District 5, 2012-present

Representative, Florida State House of Representatives, 2007-2012

Mayor Pro Tempore, City of Gainesville, 2003-2004, 2005-2006

Commissioner, City of Gainesville, 2000-2006

Member, Alachua County Poverty Reduction Advisory Board, 2004-2006

Chair, Alachua County Transportation Disadvantaged Board, 2004-2006

Member, Community Redevelopment Agency, 2000-2006

Member, Mentoring Committee, Alachua County Poverty Reduction Advisory Board, 2004-2006

Member, Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization, 2000-2006

Member, North Central Florida Regional Planning Council, 2000-2003, 2004-2006

Member, Homelessness Planning Group Services Committee, 2005

Chair, Florida League of Cities Municipal Finance and Taxation Committee, 2003-2004

Chairman, Congresswoman Corrine Brown's Task Force on Kennedy Homes, 2003

Funeral Director

Life Insurance Agent

Member, Advisory Committee, AvMed Health Plan Medicaid

Finance Committee, Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, present

Past President, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Member, Police Coordinating Committee, Partners Against Crime

Member, Transportation and Urban Administration Committee, Florida League of Cities