Legislator Profile

Florida Senator Denise Grimsley (R)
Denise Grimsley
District Address:

295 E. Interlake Boulevard
Lake Placid, FL   33852
Phone: (863) 465-2626

Capitol Address:
413 Senate Office Building
404 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL   32399-1100
Phone: (850) 487-5026
political profile
  • Senate District:26
  • First Elected:2012
  • Terms Out:2022
  • Party:Republican
  • Delegations:Charlotte,DeSoto,Glades,Hardee,Highlands,Lee,Okeechobee,Polk
  • District Information:Map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Senate in 2012
    House of Representatives, 2004-2012
  • Born:September 21 in Lakeland, Florida
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:Baptist
  • Education:University of Miami, M.B.A
    Warner Southern College, B.A., Organizational Management
    Polk Community College, A.S., Nursing
  • Occupation:Registered Nurse
  • Spouse:
  • Children:Nicole
  • Grandchildren:Tyson, Jillian
  • Affiliations:Florida Emergency Nurses Association
    Highlands County Citrus Growers Association
    Rotary Club of Lake Placid
    Leadership Florida
  • Highlights:Florida Farm Bureau, Champion for Agriculture, 2013
    Florida Partners in Crisis, Legislative Champion Award, 2013
    Florida Nurse Practitioner Network, Legislator of the Year, 2013
    Florida Association of Counties, County Champion Award, 2013
    Florida Baptist Children's Home, "Not Alone Award", 2013
    Florida Chamber of Commerce, Distinguished Advocate, 2013
    Florida Association of Agencies Serving the Blind, Leadership Award, 2013
    Alzheimer's Community Care Service Award, 2013
    The Tampa Bay Library Consortium, Library Champion Award, 2012
    Florida Library Association, Outstanding Support, 2012
    UF/IFAS Champion, 2012
    Florida Home Builders Association Champion of Housing Award, 2012
    Florida Cattleman's Association, Legislator of the Year, 2012
    Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce Special President's Award, 2010
    Florida Association of Post Secondary Schools, Legislator of the Year, 2009
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