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Florida Kiwanis district picks lieutenant governor

Published Oct. 12, 2005

Mark Proctor has been elected to serve a one-year term as lieutenant governor of the Florida District of Kiwanis International.

Proctor, a Brandon resident, will serve his term now through Sept. 30, when Lakeland businessman Anthony Malkatino will assume the office.

Proctor's responsibilities will include installing 1992-93 officers and directors of local Kiwanis clubs, presiding over the division council meeting, and serving as an officer of the Florida District of Kiwanis International and delegate to the 1993 International Convention scheduled for June in Nice, France.

His goals include increasing membership of local clubs and furthering the Kiwanis' major project, "Young Children _ Priority One," which focuses attention on the needs of at-risk children from infant to age 5. Kiwanis-sponsored activities in this area have included Children's Health Fairs, immunization programs and participation in child safety programs.

During the 1989-90 Kiwanis administration year, Proctor served as president of the Kiwanis Club of Greater Brandon, which was named one of the outstanding Kiwanis Clubs in the Florida district. The following year, the Brandon club was named as the "Outstanding Club" and honored at the state convention.

He also has served as chairman of the spiritual aims committee, major emphasis committee, community services committee and the youth services committee.

Proctor is also active in the community serving as president of the Greater Tampa Association of Realtors, the Hillsborough Association of Chambers of Commerce, the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Brandon Community Foundation and the President's Roundtable of Brandon.

He is co-chairman of Highlighting Hillsborough/Paint Your Heart Out, vice president of the Hillsborough County Industrial Development Authority and president of the Hillsborough County Community Housing Resource Board.

Proctor is a real estate agent and president of Proctor Properties, a real estate company. His wife, Carolyn, is a veterinarian. They have a son, Morgan.