Monday, July 30, 2012

Republican Primary Candidates Canaveral Port Authority, District 4

Bruce Deardoff
Name: Captain Chuck Sheridan 

Age: 55

City of Residence: Merritt Island

Occupation: General Contractor




Website: http://portcanaveralcove.com/

Financial Report

Education: Twenty years of continuing education in the construction industry.  Former Member Governors Construction Education Board.  Former Chair Continuing Education Board with the Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board BCC, UCF

Merritt Island High School 1975


Experience:

·       Over 35 years in Real Estate Development
·       Licensed General Contractor 1980‐ Present,
·       Merchant Marine Master Captain (licensed by the United
·       States Coast Guard)
·       Former Chairman with Florida’s Building Code
·       Administrators and Inspectors Board (appointed by
·       Governor Jeb Bush in 2001)
·       Former Chairmen for the Continuing Education
·       Committee with the Florida’s Department of Business and
·       Professional Regulations for the BCAIB
·       Former Board Member on the Governors Construction
·       Education Council
·       USGBC: U.S. Green Building Council - Member
·       Executive level Manager with Several Florida Business
·       Husband, Father and a lifelong resident of Brevard County
 
What makes you the best candidate (300 words or less): 



As your Port Commissioner my decisions will be guided by my unique background with more then 35 years business experience as a licensed Florida General Contractor, Real Estate Development, Government Board Experience, also licensed by the United States Coast Guard as a Merchant Marine Master Captain. In the course of my career I have held several upper management positions with some of the nations largest General Contractors and Developers.

As your Port Commissioner I will remain committed in my decision making with what is in the best interest of the residents of Brevard County. Having been a resident of Brevard County most of my life I understand how important Port Canaveral is to our everyday lives. 

This is the most important election for Brevard Voters as Port Canaveral has the greatest opportunity for jobs creation and economic development then any other part of Brevard County. Port Canaveral yields intangible economic benefits that could sustain long term economic growth. An efficient and economically viable Port is essential to the long run economic vitality of Brevard County.  Decisions made by your elected Port Commissioner have a drastic effect on the Economic stability of our community.

AS YOUR PORT COMMISSIONER I WILL FOCUS ON:

Sustainable Job growth
Economic benefits that will provide long term growth. 
Increase Our Property Values
Capture Space related and high tech jobs within the Port’s Free Trade Zone.
Attract New Industries to the Port and Brevard County
Provide Reliable‐Convenient Public Transportation connecting all of Brevard with all of Central Florida
Support and Protect Small Business Endeavors
Implement an Alternative Energy Program at the Port, creating new jobs and supplying Green Renewable Energy
Create enhanced networks to promote Brevard County as a great place to live, work and visit.