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Community Involvement

Community Involvement

ASSOCIATIONS:

  • 1977 to Present – Florida Real Estate License.
  • 1996-1999 – Member, Florida Bar Probate Rules Committee.
  • 1988-1990 – Committee on Tax Aspects of Estates and Trusts.
  • 1988-1990 – Chairman, Estate Tax Apportionment Subcommittee.
  • 1993 to Present – Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Also, member of Florida affiliate.
  • 1983 to Present – Member, Kiwanis Club of Naples: 1985-86, 1991-1996 & 2008 – Present – Member, Board of Directors; 1993 – Secretary; 1994 – President-Elect; 1995 – President; 1995 – Distinguished Kiwanian; 1995 – Distinguished President; 1996 – Kiwanian of the Year.
  • 1992 to Present – Republican Executive Committee; Precinct Chair Person; 1997 to 2001 – Chairman Campaign Activities Committee; 1998 to 2002, 2006 to 2008 – Vice-Chairman – 2008 to Present State Committeeman.
  • 1992 to Present – Republican Party of Florida; 2008 to Present Collier County State Committeeman.
  • 2008 to 2013 – State of Florida; Judicial Nominating Commission, Twentieth Judicial Circuit.
  • 1985-1989 – Member of Naples Jaycees: 1985 – Secretary; 1986-1987 – Internal Vice President.
  • 1984-1997 – Member of Young Republicans; 1985-1987 – Member, Board of Directors.
  • 1985 to Present – Member Cypress Masonic Lodge #295 F. & A.M.: 1986 – Senior Steward; 1987 – Junior Deacon; 1988 – Junior Warden; 1989 – Senior Warden; 1990 – Master; 1998, 2006 to 2007 – Treasurer.
  • 1986 to Present – Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite, Fort Myers, Florida. 1990 – Vice-President; 1998 to Present – Treasurer; 1991 – President, Naples Club; 1995 – KCCH; 1996 – Junior Warden; 1997 – Senior Warden; 1998 – Wise Master of the Chapter of Rose Croix; 1999 – Orator of Lodge of Perfection, 2001, 33rd Degree 2007.
  • 1986 to Present – Araba Shrine Temple, Fort Myers, Florida; and Naples Shrine Club; 1997 to Present – Member, Board of Directors of Naples Shrine Club; 1998 to Present – Treasurer.
  • 2003 – Present – Fifth District Civic Advisory Board; 2003 – Present – Vice-President of Fifth District Advisory Board.
  • 2004 – Present – Solas o Rosslyn Council No. 84 (UD) Knight Mason of the USA.
  • 2003 – Present – York Rite Poinciana Chapter, Royal Arch Masons.
  • 2003 – Present – Council of Cryptic Masons, Fort Myers Council.
  • 2003 – Present – Knights Templar, Fort Myers Commandery, No. 32.
  • 2004 – Present – Royal Arch Masons, Everglades Chapter, Charter Member; 2004 – 2007 – Treasurer of Royal Arch Masons, Everglades Chapter.
  • 1989 to Present – Naples High 12 Club: 1990 – President; 1989 – Vice-President; 1994 to Present – Secretary-Treasurer.
  • 1984 to Present – Member Moorings Presbyterian Church: 1992-1995 – Member, Board of Deacons, Moderator, 1994-1995; 1986-1988, Mens Club – Vice-President 1986; President, 1987.
  • 1981-1982 – Phi Delta Phi – International Legal Fraternity – Cockrell Inn – University of Florida.
  • 1980-1982 – University of Florida, John Marshall Bar Association.
  • 1976-1982 – Circle K International (Division of Kiwanis) – Held various club and district offices. 1982 – President, University of Florida Circle K; 1979 International Single Service Project Award.
  • 1977-1979 – Head of Student Government, University of South Florida (Sarasota Campus) – New College.
  • 1997 to Present – Member of the Board of Spes Society. Local 501(c)3 Charity providing speakers and support to education.
  • 1997 to Present – Member of the Board of Habitat for Humanity of Collier County, Inc; 1999 to Present – Assistant Secretary.
  • 2007 to Present – Homeowners’ Association of Goldengate Estates; 2009 President
  • 1995 – Present – Member of Golden Gate Estates Area Civic Association; 2000 to 2006 – Board of Directors of the Golden Gate Estates Civic Association. 2002 Vice President and 2003 President.
  • 2002 – 2003 – Member of the Golden Gate Master Plan Committee, Collier County Government.
  • 2006 to 2008 – Member East of 951 Study Committee, Collier County Government.
  • 2010 to Present – Collier County Foreclosure Task Force.
  • 2010 to Present – VA Accredited.
  • 2012 to Present – Florida Association of Realtors Forms Committee.
  • 2010 to 2013 – Vice Chair Congressional District 14 Republican Party of Florida.
  • 2012 to present – Chairman Congressional District 25 Republican Party of Florida.
  • Finalist 2006 & 2007 Collier Citizen of the Year.
  • 2009 to Present – Villias at Lakeside Board of Directors

PERSONAL:
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in September 1956. Moved to Florida in 1957. Resident of Bradenton, Florida for 25 years. Resident of Naples for 30 years. Age: 57

Office Location

Douglas L. Rankin
2335 Tamiami Trail North
Suite 308
Naples, FL 34103
Telephone: 239-300-2691
Fax: 239-262-2092

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm