Representative Fred Hawkins is a long-time resident of Osceola County and is serving his first term in the Florida House of Representatives. Hawkins represents District 42 which includes a large portion of Osceola and Eastern Polk County.
Representative Hawkins previously served 12 years on the Osceola County Commission where his priorities were Public Safety, Economic Development and Education, all priorities he focused on in his first term as a Representative in Tallahassee.
No stranger to volunteering Representative Hawkins has served on numerous boards including the Board of Directors of the Central Florida Expressway Authority including Chairman in 2018. He also served on the Orlando Economic Partnership Board of Directors, the St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce, St. Cloud Main Street and the Board of Trustees for the Public Risk Underwriters of Florida, Inc. Hawkins has served as Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Osceola County Planning Commission. He has also served on the Board of Directors for the Florida Association of Counties, the Boys & Girls Club, the Children’s Advocacy Center, Community Vision, and the Central Florida Homeless Coalition.
Representative Hawkins has received the prestigious Golden Eagle Award from Boy Scouts of America. This award recognizes men and women — both in and out of Scouting — who are champions of community service and who display the qualities embodied in the Boy Scout Law. In May 2019, he received another Scouting honor — the Silver Beaver award — for his outstanding contributions to the Central Florida Council Scouting program. It is the highest council-level distinguished service award given by the Boy Scouts of America.
Representative Hawkins graduated from the University of Akron with degrees in Pre-Law and Political Science and is the President and CEO of the Osceola County Education Foundation, and a small business owner of H3 Environmental. He, his wife Tiffany, and daughter Kendrie, live in St. Cloud.
The Florida House Republican Campaign Committee endorses and urges you to vote for Paul Renner, Daniel Perez, and Fred Hawkins, Republicans, for State Representative. Paid by the Florida House Republican Campaign Committee, 1103 Hays St. Tallahassee, FL 32301. Approved by Paul Renner, Daniel Perez and Fred Hawkins.