Legislator Profile

Former Florida Representative Doug Holder (R)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Doug Holder
District Address:
8486 S. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34238-2953
(941) 918-4028

Capitol Address:
418 The Capitol
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
(850) 717-5074
political profile
  • House District:74
  • First Elected:2006
  • Terms Out:2014
  • Party:Republican
  • Delegations:Sarasota
  • District Information:view district 74 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2006, reelected subsequently
  • Born:December 7, 1966, Marietta, GA
  • Moved to Florida:1997
  • Religious Affiliation:Episcopal
  • Education:Middle Tennessee State University, B.S., Political Science, 1990, former Student Body President, President of Associated Student Body
  • Occupation:Small Businessman
  • Spouse:Shannon Holder
  • Children:Channing, Chase
  • Affiliations: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
  • Highlights: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/DNASaves.org – 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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