Lisa Carlton

Lisa Carlton REPRepublican

American politician

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Lisa CarltonREPRepublican American politician
58
Years of Age
13
Years of Experience
FLResidence (state)

Lisa Carlton is a Republican politician from Florida. She served in the Florida Senate from 1998 to 2008, representing parts of Southwest Florida based around Sarasota. She served as the President Pro Tempore of the Florida Senate from 2006 to 2008. Carlton previously served two terms in the Florida House of Representatives, representing parts of Sarasota County from 1994 to 1998. Carlton currently serves as a guest lecturer at the Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. She was appointed by Governor Rick Scott to serve on the 2017-2018 Florida Constitution Revisions Commission. Her great uncle is Doyle E. Carlton who served as Governor of Florida from 1929 to 1933.

Education4 - 4 of 2
Mercer University School of Law
JD
1989
Stetson University
BA Sociology
1986
Past Positions1 - 8 of 8
Senator
Florida State Senate
1999 - 2008
Representative
Florida State House of Representatives
1994 - 1998
Member
Republican Executive Committee
President Pro Tempore
Florida State Senate, present
Legislative Aide
Senator John McKay
1993
Aide
Florida State representative James M. Lombard
1992
Co-Owner
Cattle and Citrus Business, present
Experience
Attorney
Other Experience1 - 17 of 17
Executive Board Member
Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County Incorporated
2003 - 2004
Board of Directors
Sarasota County Agricultural Fair
1998 - Current
Charter Class Member
Florida Leadership Program for Agriculture and Natural Resources, present
Club Sponsor
Renaissance Honors Executive, Riverview High School, present
Director
Sarasota County Youth 4-H Foundation, present
Former Member
Young Lawyer Division, Sarasota County Bar Association
Former Member
Sarasota County Inn of Court
Former Member
Sarasota County Taxpayers' Association
Graduate
Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program
Member
Venice Area Chamber of Commerce, present
Member
Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, present
Member
Florida Bar, present
Member
State Bar of Georgia, present
Sponsor
School-To-Work Shadowing Program, Venice Area Middle School, present
Chair
Sarasota County Legislative Delegation
1994 - 1998
Sarasota County Planning Commission
1992 - 1994
Environmental Pest Management Board
Sarasota County
1991 - 1992