Tom TruexI was born in Elkhart, Indiana.  I moved to Broward County in 1971.  I graduated from Miramar High School, University of Miami (A.B.), and the University of Florida (J.D.)

My wife, Janet, and I have been married since 1984.  We have four well adjusted, respectful, and productive children. I have lived and worked in Broward County all of my adult life.  Some of the things I’ve been involved with are included in the following list:

  • Board of Directors, Hope Pregnancy Centers of Broward County, Florida. Board member, 2000-2002; President of Board of Directors, 2002-2006.
  • Board of Directors, The E.A.S.E. Foundation, Inc. (Emergency Assistance Service Effort), 1988-1998.
  • Member and Director of Davie Merchant and Industrial Association in mid 2000’s
  • Member, Davie-Cooper City Chamber of Commerce, 1987 – present.
  • Church: Sunday School Teacher, Preschool Board Chairman, Administrative Board Chairman, Youth Counselor, and Bible Study Leader, Youth Sunday School Teacher and Adult Sunday School Teacher. In various positions listed since early 1980’s to the present.
  • Leader of Davie Men’s Christian Breakfast Group, 1997 – 2012.
  • Chairman, Town of Davie Charter Review Board, 1999-2000.
  • Member, Town of Davie Charter Review Board, 2012.
  • Member of Town of Davie, District Boundaries Committee, 2000.
  • Member of Board of Directors of Firewall Ministries (mentoring and tutoring middle school students). 2006 – 2012.
  • Member, Audubon Society. 2006 – present.
  • Member, National Rifle Association. 1997 – present.
    University of Florida, College of Law Alumni Council. 1989 -1990.
  • University of Florida, Alumni Association. 1990 – present.
  • Davie Republican Club, Executive Committee, 2000-2001; member, 2000-present
    Weston Republican Club 2008.
  • Southwest Broward Republican Club. 2004-2009; 2011 to present.
  • Broward Republican Executive Committee, Precinct 3T Committeeman, 2001- present.
  • Advisory committee, Davie Teen Challenge. 2010 – present.
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, Christ the Rock Community Church, 2011 to present. Leader of Saturday Morning Men’s Bible Study, 2013 – present.