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State legislator

Juan C. Zapata, Peruvian former state legislator.

Background

Zapata, Juan C. was born on December 6, 1966 in Medellin, Colombia, Peru.

Education

Associate of Arts, Miami-Dade Community College, Florida. Bachelor of Science in Finance & International Business, Florida International University.

Career

Owner Greenback Investments, since 1985. Member District 119 Florida House of Representatives, Tallahassee, 2002—2010, alternating chair Florida legislation committee on intergovernmental relations, member criminal and civil justice appropriations committee, health and family services policy council, health care services policy committee, member military and local affairs policy committee, policy council, select committee on Seminole Indian compact review.

Membership

Member Miami-Dade County Equal Opportunity Board, 1993-1996, Miami-Dade Planning Advisory Board, since 1998. Founder, president Columbian American Service Association, since 1994. Chairman West Kendall Municipal Advisory Board, West kendall Community Council, 1996-1998.

Member SALAD (board member), National Association Latino Elected Offcls. (board member), Florida International University Alumni Association.