Elected Alumni

The Polls Have Spoken

Since its inception in 2008, 17 graduates from the Central Florida Political Leadership Institute have served in public office in our region. Other graduates are actively considering their candidacies for further elections. Successful graduates include:
  • State Representative Ben Albritton
  • Osceola County Commissioner Brandon Arrington
  • Polk County Commissioner Melony Bell
  • Former Winter Park Mayor Ken Bradley
  • State Representative Colleen Burton
  • Osceola County Commissioner Peggy Choudhry
  • Orange County Court Judge Eric DuBois
  • Former Orange County Clerk of the Court Eddie Fernandez
  • Winter Springs Mayor Charles Lacey
  • State Represenative Bobby Olszewski
  • Lake County Commissioner Sean Parks
  • Seminole County School Board Member Amy Pennock
  • Orange County School Board Member Nancy Robbinson
  • Former Daytona Beach City Councilwoman Edith Shelley
  • Winter Park City Commissioner Sarah Sprinkel
  • Orange County Court Judge Elizabeth J. Starr
  • Former Seminole County Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor Scott Sturgill
  • Orange County Commissioner Jennifer Thompson