Legislator Profile

Florida Representative Allison Tant (D)
Allison Tant
District Address:
329 The Capitol
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
(850) 717-5009

Capitol Address:
329 The Capitol
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
(850) 717-5009
political profile
  • House District:9
  • First Elected:2020
  • Terms Out:2028
  • Party:Democrat
  • Delegations:Jefferson,Leon,Madison
  • District Information:District map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2020, reelected subsequently
  • Born:Jacksonville, FL
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:Baptist, Jewish
  • Education:Florida State University, BA, Communications, BS, Psychology, 1993
  • Occupation:Nonprofit Founder
  • Spouse:Barry Richard of Miami, FL
  • Children:Jonathan Richard, Jeremy Richard, Danielle Richard, Todd Richard, Brooke Richard, Dave Richard
  • Grandchildren:Sophia Richard, Jonah Richard
  • Affiliations:Leon County Schools Adult & Community Education Advisory Board
    Tallahassee Community College Eagle Connections Program, Business Liaison Committee
    Anti-Defamation League Regional Board member, 2018-present
    Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce, member, 2018-present
    Rotary Club of Tallahassee, member, 2017-present
    Capitol Women’s Network, President, 2011, member, 2005-present
    Keys to Exceptional Youth Success, Founder and Chair, 2005-present
    Independence Landing, Founder, 2017
    Twenty-Five Women You Need to Know, Class of 2013
    Children's Home Society Central Division Board, 2004-2013, Advocacy Committee Chair, 2010-2012, Board Chair, 2008-2010, Board Treasurer, 2006-2008, Chef's Sampler Fundraiser Chair, 2005
    Tallahassee Community College Foundation Board, 2010-2012
    Children's Home Society State Foundation Board, 2009-2012
    Holland & Knight LLP, Opening Doors for Children Tallahassee, Coordinator, 1995-1998
    Big Brothers/Big Sisters Board member, Big Sister, 1995-1997
  • Highlights:Reclaim the Land Award of Excellence for Community Leadership
    Tallahassee Community College Hall of Fame, 2018
    Innovative Community Engagement Earned Legacy Award, 2018 Woman of the Year Deerfield Beach Democratic Club, 2013
    Girl Scouts of America, Leon Woman of Distinction Youth & Social Services Award, 2011
    Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce Pace Setter Finalist, Distinguished Leadership Award, 2011
    Children's Home Society Child Advocate of the Year Central Division Award, 2010
    Legislative Assistant, Representative Brian Rush, 1986-1988
    Legislative Assistant, Representative Mark Gibbons, 1985-1986
    Legislative District Secretary, Senator Mattox Hair, 1984