Rebecca Walter Dunn
Rebecca Walter Dunn, a community volunteer for over thirty-five years, has been immersed in the world of public policy for almost two decades. She began her involvement in public policy by developing community forums in the Tampa Bay area to increase the public awareness of national and state public policy issues. For the past fifteen years, Dunn has been a board member of the James Madison Institute, a state level think tank for the state of Florida.
In 2001, Dunn was appointed to the Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission by then-Governor Jeb Bush. Her civic commitments have been broad and include serving on the board of The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation, University of South Florida Economic Advisory Board, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, WEDU Public Broadcasting Station, Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, Palm Beach Symphony, and American Friends of the Uffizi Museum.
Dunn is a graduate of Florida State University. Married to William A. Dunn, she serves as a Trustee of Dunn's Foundation for the Advancement of Right Thinking. They reside in Palm Beach as well as Montana where she designs a line of furniture. Dunn is the mother of one son. She enjoys skiing, fly fishing, hiking, and travel.