Doug Holder

District: 74 -- Republican

Part of Sarasota

Committee Membership for 2012 - 2014 Term

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Venice
Occupation:  Small Businessman
Spouse:  Shannon Holder
Child(ren):  Channing, Chase
Education:  Middle Tennessee State University, B.S., Political Science, 1990, former Student Body President, President of Associated Student Body
Born:  December 7, 1966, Marietta, GA
Moved to Florida:  1997
Religious Affiliation:  Episcopal
Recreational Interest:  cooking, family, hunting, music, travel

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2006, reelected subsequently


Florida Association of Realtors
Historic Spanish Point, board member
National Association of Realtors
National Rifle Association, lifetime member
NRCC Business Advisory Council, Honorary Co-Chair
NRCC Congressional Advisory Council
Republican Party of Sarasota County, Statesman
Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, Trustee
NRCC Businessman of the Year, 2004


Global Business Who's Who, lifetime member
Outstanding Young Men of America Award
American Conservative Union, Defender of Liberty Award, 2012
Associated Builders & Contractors, Friend of Free Enterprise, 2008, 2010, 2012
Florida Chamber of Commerce, Distinguished Advocate, 2011, 2012
Florida Chamber of Commerce, Honor Roll, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012
Florida Council on Aging, Advocacy for Older Citizens, 2012
Florida Insurance Council, Legislative Leadership Award, 2012
Associated Industries of Florida, Champion for Business, 2011
Florida Automobile Dealers Association, Legislator of the Year, 2011
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Legislative Achievement Award, 2011
Florida Poison Information Center Network, Leadership Award, 2010
1st Battalion, 27th Infantry, Certificate of Appreciation, 2009
Katie Sepich Foundation/ – Katie's Hero, 2009
Private Care Association of Florida, Legislator of the Year, 2009
Christian Coalition of Florida, Faith & Family Award, 2008
Diving Equipment & Marketing Association, Meritorious Service Award, 2008
Peace River/Manasota Water Authority, Distinguished Service Award, 2007

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