Legislator Profile

Former Florida Representative Denise Grimsley (R)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Denise Grimsley
CONTACT INFORMATION
District Address:
Suite B
205 S. Commerce Avenue
Sebring, FL   33870-3626
Phone: (863) 385-5251

Capitol Address:
402 S. Monroe St.
222 The Capitol
Tallahassee, FL   32399-1300
Phone: (850) 488-3457
political profile
  • House District:77
  • First Elected:2004
  • Terms Out:2012
  • Party:Republican
  • Delegations:Collier,Glades,Hendry,Highlands
  • District Information:view district 77 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the House in 2004
PERSONAL INFO
  • Born:September 21, 1959, Lakeland, FL
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:Baptist
  • Education:Polk Community College, A.S.;
    Warner Southern College, B.A.;
    University of Miami, M.B.A.
  • Occupation:Registered Nurse/Citrus Grower
  • Spouse:
  • Children:Nicole Keen
  • Grandchildren:Tyson Pace
  • Affiliations:Florida Cattlemen's Association
    Florida Emergency Nurses Association
    Florida Hospital Foundation
    Florida Nurses Association
    Highlands County Citrus Growers Association
    Highlands County Livestock Advisory Committee
    Lake Placid Morning Rotary Club
    Leadership Florida
    South Florida Community College Foundation, Treasurer 2001-2003
  • Highlights:Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association, Legislative Leadership Award 2010
    Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Leadership Award 2010
    Florida Council on Aging, Advocacy Award 2010
    Florida Council for Community Mental Health, Legislator of the Year 2010
    Florida Dental Association, Dr. Lewis Earle Legislative Service Award 2010
    Florida Partner in Crisis, Polk, Highlands, and Hardee Chapter, Certificate of Leadership 2010
    Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce, Special President's Award 2010
    Southwest Florida Library Network, Library Champion Award 2010
    Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges, Legislator of the Year 2009
    Glades County Board of County Commissioners, Outstanding Legislative Service Award 2009
    Association Builders & Contractors, Inc., "Friend of Free Enterprise" 2008
    Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association, Legislator of the Year 2008
    Florida Association of Agricultural Educators, Legislator of the Year 2008
    Florida Chamber of Commerce Honor Roll 2007
    Florida Nursery Growers and Landscape Association Legislator of the Year Award 2007
    Florida Retail Federation, Republican Legislator of the Year 2007
    Commonwealth of Kentucky, Honorary Kentucky Colonel 2006
    Federation of Manufactured Home Owners of Florida, Inc., Recognition For Accomplishment and Outstanding Public Service in Creation of the Manufactured Housing and Mobile Home Mitigation and Enhancement Program 2006
    Florida Association of Area Agencies on Aging, Certificate of Appreciation 2006
    Florida Association of Counties, "County Champion" Award 2006
    Florida Chamber of Commerce "A" Honor Roll 2006
    Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 601, Certificate of Honorary Membership 2006
    Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 601, Proclamation as Purple Heart Sweetheart 2006
    Moore Haven High School Scholarship Foundation, Appreciation Award 2006
    Peace River Center, Appreciation Award 2006
    American Lung Association Political Courage Award 2005
    Associated Home Health Industry of Florida Legislative Hero Award 2005
    Florida Chamber of Commerce "A" Honor Roll 2005
    Florida Citrus Mutual Legislative Appreciation Award 2005
    Florida Petroleum Marketers Association, Certificate of Appreciation for Legislative Efforts 2000
    Hardee County Chamber of Commerce, Business Person of the Year 1999
  • Former Service:Florida Petroleum Marketer's Association, Certificate of Appreciation for Legislative Efforts 2000
    Hardee County Chamber of Commerce, Business Person of the Year 1999
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