Halsey Beshears

District: 7 -- Republican

Calhoun, Franklin, Gulf, Jefferson, Lafayette, Liberty, Madison, Taylor, Wakulla and part of Leon

Committee Membership for 2018 - 2020 Term

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Monticello
Occupation:  Small Business Owner
Spouse:  Cristin Beshears
Child(ren):  Grace, Caroline, Suzanne
Education:  Florida State University, B.S., Social Science; University of Florida, M.S., Entrepreneurship
Born:  November 27, 1971, Winter Park, FL
Religious Affiliation:  Presbyterian

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012, reelected subsequently


Florida Sportmans Caucus, Chairman
Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association, Big Bend Chapter, President, 2002-2004, member, 2002-present
Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association, President, 2011-2012, Board of Directors, 2003-2008, current member
Jefferson County Farm Bureau, Board of Advisors, 2009-present
Tallahassee Young Entrepreneurs Organization, past President
Farmers & Merchants Bank, Board of Advisors, 2007-2011
Wedgeworth Leadership, Board of Directors, 2002-2008


Florida Farm Bureau, Champion for Agriculture, 2015, 2016
Keep Florida Beautiful, Appreciation of Support for Our Mission, 2016
The Small County Coalition, Legislative Leadership Award, 2016
National Waste & Recycling Association – Florida Chapter, Legislator of the Year, 2015
Florida League of Cities, Legislative Appreciation Award, 2014
Florida Public Utilities, Rural Economic Development Legislative Champion Award, 2014
North Florida Economic Development Partnership & Opportunity Florida's Rural Economic Development, Legislative Champion, 2014
Florida Association of Property Appraisers, Legislative Award, 2013
Florida Forestry Association, Legislator of the Year, 2013
Small County Coalition, "The Leadership Award," 2013
The Wedgworth Leadership Institute for Agriculture and Natural Resources, "Burl Long Leadership Award," 2013
Farm Bureau, Farm Bureau Family of Jefferson County, 2008

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