Farm Team Friday: Scott Stiltner

10157241_653206458095284_1838460702083085310_nScott Stiltner, Labor Farm Team Candidate – Port Orange City Council, District 4

Born and raised in Volusia County, Scott served for 25 years as a City of Port Orange Police Officer before retiring in 2011. After retirement, he volunteered his time to coach youth football and other civic programs. As a citizen, Scott has concerns about unregulated growth, accountability and fiscal responsibility to Port Orange citizens. These issues and his desire to continue his service to the community is why he wants to represent all Port Orange citizens on the City Council.

In May of 2014, Scott attended the Florida AFL-CIO Labor Candidate School in Tallahassee. He was recommended for endorsement by the Volusia/Flagler AFL-CIO and received the Florida AFL-CIO endorsement at the 2014 COPE Convention.

For more information about Scott, and to see where he stands on City of Port Orange issues, visit his campaign website at If you have more questions, contact Volusia/Flagler AFL-CIO President Stacy Stepanovich, at 386-235-5751 or If you have questions about the Florida AFL-CIO Labor Farm Team Program contact Phyllis Garrett, Legislative/Political Coordinator, at 850-566-9281 or

Farm Team Friday: JB Holmes

007__LouisVenne (1)J. B Holmes, Labor Farm Team Candidate — Collier County School Board, District 3

JB attended the Florida AFL-CIO Labor Candidate School in Tallahassee, in May of 2014. He was recommended for endorsement by the Southwest Chapter of South Florida AFL-CIO and he received the Florida AFL-CIO endorsement at the 2014 COPE Convention.

A resident of Naples, JB is a member of the Collier County Education Association, AFT 7410, and has taught Algebra and Geometry Alternative Education classes in Collier County public schools for the last 9 years. He serves on the Executive Boards of the CCEA and TIGER (Together in Government Education Reform). He believes the local school board should be responsible for its students and be able to implement, at the local level, standards and accountability that Collier County teachers , parents and businesses believe are best for their children. For more information about JB, please visit his campaign website —

The Southwest Chapter of the South Florida AFL-CIO is supporting JB in his candidacy. If you have any questions about him as a candidate please contact President Lyle Farmar at or 239-592-7773.


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