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John Hugh Buddy Dyer, Edit Profile

also known as Buddy Dyer

Florida , Lawyer , mayor , Orlando

John Hugh Dyer,, American mayor, Orlando, Florida, lawyer. Bar: Florida. Member American Bar Association, Florida Lawyers Association for the Maintenance of Excellence, Florida Engineering Society (James A. Ruth Outstanding Legislation Effectiveness award 1994), Orange County Bar Association (board directors young lawyers section 1989-1992), Order of the Coif, Golden Key (honorary), Florida Blue Key. Mayors Against Illegal Guns Coalition.

Background

Dyer, John Hugh Buddy was born on August 7, 1958 in Orlando, Florida, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Brown University, 1980. Juris Doctor, University Florida, 1987.

Career

Lawyer; member Florida State Senate from District 14, Tallahassee, 1992—2002. Senate democratic leader. Mayor City of Orlando, Florida, since 2003.

Vice chairman Education Committee. Member subcommittee B. education Ways and Means Committee, Rules and Calendar Committee, Natural Resources Committee, Executive Business, Ethics and Elections Committee, Tobacco Settlement Implementation Committee, Joint Legis Committee on Intergovtl. Relations; ex-officio member Enterprise Florida Technology Development Board, 1996.

Advisory committee Governor's Growth Management Plan, 1993. Member Classrooms First task force Department of Education, 1993. Member Florida Education Facilities Study Committee, 1994.

Achievements

  • Bar: Florida.

Membership

Member American Bar Association, Florida Lawyers Association for the Maintenance of Excellence, Florida Engineering Society (James A. Ruth Outstanding Legislation Effectiveness award 1994), Orange County Bar Association (board directors young lawyers section 1989-1992), Order of the Coif, Golden Key (honorary), Florida Blue Key. Mayors Against Illegal Guns Coalition.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fishing, reading, golf. E-mail: dyer.buddy.web@leg.state.fl.us.

Connections

Married Karen Caudill, 1979. Children: Trey, Andrew Warren.

spouse:
Karen Caudill

children:
Trey Dyer,

Andrew Warren Dyer,