BILL SUBLETTE earned his law and bachelor degrees from the University of Florida. After graduating from law school in 1988 he moved to Orlando, and in 1992 he won a seat in the Florida House of Representatives, where he served for eight years.

Since leaving the Legislature, Bill has served as Chairman of the Orange County Jail Oversight Commission, and he has led a number of community organizations, including public broadcaster WMFE, the Orange County Bar Association, the local American Cancer Society, and the Central Florida Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Bill has also been a tireless advocate for children’s issues, serving as a Guardian ad Litem for over 60 children and chairing the Howard Phillips Center for Children and Families Community Advisory Board.

Throughout his career Bill has worked to improve the quality of our public schools. In 2003 he chaired Mayor Dyer's Education Action Council, and in 2004 he was asked by Mayor Crotty, Mayor Dyer and the School Board to chair the Blue Ribbon Panel on Education, a group of 25 community leaders charged with studying the Orange County Public School system and making recommendations for improvement.  In 2010,  Bill became Florida’s first countywide elected Chair of a local school board, the Orange County School Board.

Bill and his wife Suzie are the proud parents of three children: Alex (19), Aubrey (16), and Jack (15), all of whom attend public school or university.