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Robert "Bob" Tata

Member From: 1984 - 2013

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  • Birth Date: 1930 Birth Place:Detroit, MI
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Martha Jeraldine Morris
  • Children: Robert M., Anthony J., and Kendall
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  • Education: University of Virginia (B.S.,M.S.), Old Dominion University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute (advanced endorsement)
  • Military Service: USA (1954-56)
  • Occupation/Profession: High school counselor and coach (retired)
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Church of the Ascension
  • Awards: University of Virginia, State Collegiate Batting Champion (1950); All Big Six Defensive Back (1951, 1952); All Big Six First Baseman (1951, 1952) Leading Touchdown Maker, 48 points, 8 touchdowns (1952) Orange Bowl, Miami, FL, selected for North-South Shrine All Star Football Game (1952) Detroit Lions Twenty-first Draft Choice (1953) Pepsi Coach of the Year (1966) Coach of the Decade (1977) Norfolk Sports Club, Coach of the Year (1980) Virginia Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Legislator of the Year (1987) Guiding Eyes for the Blind, Legislator Sponsorship (2001) Virginia Association of Local Elected Constitutional Officers, Legislator of the Year (2001) Treasurers' Association of Virginia, Legislator of the Year (2001) Virginia Beach Education Association, Friend of Education (2003-04) Virginia Beach Professional Firefighters, Legislator of the Year (2005) Virginia Recreation and Park Society, Legislator of the Year (2006) Virginia Council for Private Education, Legislator of the Year (2006) Virginia Association of School Superintendents, Outstanding Leadership (2006) Old Dominion University, Darden College of Education, American Education Week Award (2006)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1984 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Claims
Counties Cities and Towns
Labor and Commerce
1985 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Claims
Counties Cities and Towns
Labor and Commerce
1986 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Counties Cities and Towns
Labor and Commerce
1987 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Counties Cities and Towns
Health Welfare and Institutions
Labor and Commerce
1988 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Counties Cities and Towns
Health Welfare and Institutions
Labor and Commerce
1989 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Counties Cities and Towns
Health Welfare and Institutions
Labor and Commerce
1990 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Education
Health Welfare and Institutions
Labor and Commerce
1991 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Education
Health Welfare and Institutions
Labor and Commerce
1992 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Corporations Insurance and Banking
Education
Labor and Commerce
1993 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Corporations Insurance and Banking
Education
Labor and Commerce
1994 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Corporations Insurance and Banking
Education
Labor and Commerce
Militia and Police
1995 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Corporations Insurance and Banking
Education
Labor and Commerce
Militia and Police
1996 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Corporations Insurance and Banking
Education
Labor and Commerce
Militia and Police
1997 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Corporations Insurance and Banking
Education
Labor and Commerce
Militia and Police
1998 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Appropriations
Corporations Insurance and Banking
Education
Labor and Commerce
Militia and Police
1999 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Appropriations
Corporations Insurance and Banking
Education
Labor and Commerce
Militia and Police
2000 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Appropriations
Corporations Insurance and Banking
Education
Labor and Commerce
Militia and Police
2001 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Appropriations
Corporations Insurance and Banking
Education
Labor and Commerce
Militia and Police
2002 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Appropriations
Commerce and Labor
Education
2003 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Appropriations
Commerce and Labor
Education
2004 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Appropriations
Commerce and Labor
2005 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Appropriations
Commerce and Labor
2006 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Education (Chair)
Appropriations
Commerce and Labor
2007 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Education (Chair)
Appropriations
Commerce and Labor
2008 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Education (Chair)
Appropriations
Transportation
2009 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Education (Chair)
Appropriations
Transportation
2010 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Education (Chair)
Appropriations
Transportation
2011 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Education (Chair)
Appropriations
Transportation
2012 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Education (Chair)
Appropriations
Transportation
2013 City of Virginia Beach (part) 85 Republican Education (Chair)
Appropriations
Transportation

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