Saturday, May 23, 2015

Representative  Doug Holder

District 74

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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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