Holly Benson

Holly Benson REPRepublican

American politician

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Holly BensonREPRepublican American politician
51
Years of Age
8
Years of Experience
FLResidence (state)

Anna Holliday "Holly" Benson (born June 4, 1971) was a member of the Florida House of Representatives. In November 2000, Benson became the first Republican elected to the District 3 seat, succeeding Democrat DeeDee Ritchie. On December 28, 2006, Florida's Governor-elect Charlie Crist appointed Benson to the position of Secretary of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. On December 31, 2006, Benson resigned from the Florida House of Representatives, ending her legislative service to the State of Florida. In February, 2008, Florida Governor Charlie Crist appointed Benson to the position of Secretary of the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Florida College of Law
JD
1996
Dartmouth College
AB
1993
Past Positions1 - 4 of 4
Secretary
Agency for Health Care Administration
2008 - 2009
Secretary
Department of Business & Professional Regulation (DBPR)
2007 - 2008
Representative
Florida State House of Representatives
2000 - 2006
Municipal Bond Lawyer
Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.
1996 - 2007
Other Experience1 - 9 of 9
Bay Day
2000 - Current
Secretary
Arts Council of Northwest Florida
1999 - 2000
Founder
Culture Club Monthly Arts Social
1999
Advocacy Chair
Arts Council of Northwest Florida
1998 - 1999
Founder
Scooper Bowl Ice Cream Festival
1998 - Current
Treasurer
Arts Council of Northwest Florida
1997 - 1998
Experience
Pensacola Downtown Rotary Club
Women's Advisory Council
Sacred Heart Hospital
Member
Pensacola City Planning Board