Representative LaVon Bracy Davis
ORANGE COUNTY | 1/22/2021 - 12/31/2022
Reappointed by Senate President Simpson
LaVon Bracy Davis currently serves as the State Representative for Florida’s 40th House District, comprising a part of the City of Ocoee and Pine Hills, Rosemont, College Park, and unincorporated Orange County communities. Prior to her work in the legislature, Rep. Bracy Davis served as an arts executive in the City of Orlando and Central Florida. Her key contributions include leading the diversification of community programming and engagement in the arts community in Central Florida. LaVon worked with 200+ local arts groups, nonprofits, and a myriad of Central Florida community-based organizations, pouring millions of dollars into economic activation in Orlando and its surrounding areas.
Among LaVon's key personal accomplishments was the legislative appointment as former Chair of the Florida Council on Arts and Culture - a 15-member advisory council convened to advise the Secretary of State regarding cultural grant funding and matters pertaining to culture in the state. One of her most memorable accomplishments while on the panel was the opportunity to select the sculptor who created the sculpture of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune that was placed in the National Statuary Hall in Washington, DC. LaVon also serves on the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, a national, not-for-profit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to the nation’s 56 state and jurisdictional arts agencies.
Additionally, LaVon is a committed board member of Pace Center for Girls – Orange County and a volunteer for Valencia College’s Take Stock in Children/Horizons mentorship program. In 2018, LaVon was chosen by the Orlando Business Journal as one of the 40 Under 40 Awards recipients. Additionally, she is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
LaVon Bracy Davis is an advocate and community leader from West Orange County. She attended Dr. Phillips High School and actively participated in the visual and performing arts magnet program. Her love for the arts led her to obtain a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater Arts from Howard University. Her love for service led her to pursue her Juris Doctor from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, College of Law. She is a licensed and barred attorney and previously worked as a Senior Attorney for the Department of Children and Families. Most recently, in aspirations to further her commitment to the community, LaVon declared her candidacy for the Florida House of Representatives, District 40.
She is married to Rev. Adrian R. Davis, pastor of the Bethel Independent Free Methodist Church in Mount Dora, Florida.
State Representative LaVon Bracy Davis
Florida House of Representatives
College Park | Rosemont | Ocoee | Pine Hills