Dr. Frederick Haynes

Legislator of the Year Award

Florida’s Assistive Technology Advisory Council created the Dr. Frederick Haynes Legislator of the Year Award in 2017 to honor Advisory Council member and disability advocate Dr. Frederick Haynes.

 

The Dr. Frederick Haynes Legislator of the Year Award recognizes one or more members of the Florida Senate and Florida House of Representatives at the end of each regular session in appreciation of their service to Floridians who have disabilities and their leadership in legislation related to assistive technology.

 

This award is selected by the Assistive Technology Advisory Council’s Public Policy and Advocacy Committee and is presented annually.

2022 Award Recipients

Representative Michelle Salzman

Image of Representative Michelle Salzman with FAAST staff at the Family Cafe surrounded by a blue graphic element including the FAAST logo

Representative Allison Tant

Representative Allison Tant shown with her Legislator of the Year Award with Whitney Doyle surrounded by a blue graphic including the FAAST logo

Senator Jason Pizzo

Image of Senator Jason Pizzo with his Legislator Award surrounded by blue graphic elements including the FAAST logo

Awardees

2022

  • Michelle Salzman, Representative 
  • Allison Tant, Representative
  • Jason Pizzo, Senator

2019-2021

  • None Awarded

2018

  • Tom Leek, Representative 
  • Kathleen Passidomo, Senator

2017 – First Year of Award

  • Loranne Ausley, Representative 
  • Darryl Rouson, Senator

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The Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology, Inc. (FAAST) is administered through the Florida Department of Education, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and is federally funded by the Administration on Community Living under the Assistive Technology Act of 1998, as amended in 2004 (P.L. 108-364).

Since its onset in 1994, FAAST has been and remains a resource to provide Floridians free access to information, referral services, educational programs, and funding opportunities for assistive technology.

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