Orange County Government, Florida

Bryan Nelson

District 2 commissioner

Bryan Nelson was elected to the Board of County Commissioners in 2014.


  • University of Florida, B.S., Ornamental Horticulture, 1979


  • Representative for District 31 and District 38 in the Florida House of Representatives, 2006-2014
  • Insurance Agent


  • Insurance & Banking Subcommittee, Chair, 2010-2014
  • Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee
  • Health Quality Subcommittee
  • Regulatory Affairs Committee
  • Select Committee on PPACA (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act)
  • Florida Foliage Association, President, 1992
  • Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce, President, 2003
  • Orange County Zoning Board, Chair, 2006, member, 2002
  • Community Action Board, 2007
  • Habitat for Humanity, 2007-present
  • Orange County Citizens Review Board, 1998-2002
  • Apopka Rotary Club, 1981-present
  • Florida Agriculture Coalition, past member
  • Boy Scouts of Central Florida, Golden Eagle Luncheon, Chairman, 2004
  • Rotary Club of Apopka, Rotarian of the Year, 1998
  • AAU Basketball Coach, 1998-2001, took 16 and under to Nationals in Detroit


  • Born in Orlando and current resident of Apopka
  • Wife, Debbie Nelson, children, Reed and Linda
  • Hobbies include fishing, golf and hunting

Contact Us

Commissioner Bryan Nelson
201 S. Rosalind Ave., 5th Floor
Orlando, FL 32801

Phone: (407) 836-7350
Fax: (407) 836-5879

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