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Personal & Career

Legislative Service

  • Elected to the Senate in 2020
  • House of Representatives, 2000-2008, 2016-2020

Other Public Service

  • South City Foundation/Purpose Built Communities, Co-Chair (current)
  • Institute for Child Success, Board Member (current)
  • Claude Pepper Foundation, Board Member (current)
  • Whole Child Leon, Founding Chair, 2004-2016
  • Leon County Commission on the Status of Women & Girls, Commissioner, 2011-2012
  • United Way of the Big Bend, Board Member, 2011-2012
  • Oasis Center for Women & Girls, Founding Member
  • Florida Healthy Kids Corporation, Chair, 2008-2011
  • Florida Youth & Children Cabinet, Member, 2006-2010
  • Legislation Vision Caucus, Chair, 2007-2008
  • Florida Children’s Summit, Legislative Chair, 2006
  • Capital Area Red Cross, Board Member, 2006
  • American Cancer Society, Board Member, 1998-2006
  • Tallahassee Urban League, Board Member, 1997-2006

Honors and Awards

  • Florida Farm Bureau, Champion for Agriculture, 2019
  • Florida Forestry Association, Legislator of the Year, 2019
  • Legal Services of North Florida, Joy Aukema Taps Children’s Advocate Award, 2019
  • Small Counties Coalition, Legislative Appreciation Award, 2019
  • PACE Center for Girls, Believing in Girls Award, 2018
  • Florida Association of Counties, Legislative Leadership Award, 2017
  • Florida Education Association, Friend of Education Award, 2017
  • Florida Association of Assistive Technology, Legislator of the Year Award, 2017
  • Florida League of Cities, Legislative Appreciation Award, 2017
  • Children’s Home Society, Child Advocate of the Year, 2008
  • GulfWinds Track Club, Female Runner of the Year, 2007
  • Girls and Boys Town, Spirit of Youth Award, 2007
  • Florida Children’s Services Council, Stepping Up for Children Award, 2007
  • Early Childhood Association of Florida, Champion for Children, 2005
  • Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, Outstanding Legislator Award, 2004-2005
  • Florida Association of Healthy Start Coalitions, Legislator of the Year, 2005
  • American Association of University Women, Outstanding Community Leader, 2005
  • Florida PTA, Children’s Advocate Award, 2004
  • March of Dimes, Mission Possible Award, 2004
  • Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, Outstanding Legislator Award, 2004
  • Florida School Board Association, Legislator of the Year, 2003
  • Florida Association of School Psychologists, Legislator of the Year, 2003
  • Florida Children’s Forum, Legislative Award, 2003
  • Kids Incorporated, Budd Bell Award, 2002
  • Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology, Inspired Leadership Award, 2002
  • Leon Classroom Teachers Association, Humanitarian Award, 2002
  • National Association of Social Workers, Elected Officials of the Year, 2002
  • Grassroots Forum, Legislative Advocacy Achievement Award, 2002


  • Florida Bar (active license)
  • Virginia Bar
  • Orange Bowl Committee
  • Leadership Florida, Class XX
  • New Deal Leader
  • Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Delta Kappa Gamma, Beta Chapter
  • New Leaders Council
  • ACYPL Delegate to Argentina and Uruguay

Biographical Information

Occupation: Attorney, Holliman, P.A.
Spouse: William Holliman of Pensacola, FL
Children: Will, John
  • Washington & Lee University School of Law, J.D., 1990
  • Randolph-Macon Woman's College, B.A., 1985
Born: October 16 in Tallahassee, Florida
Historical: Grandfather, Charles S. Ausley, Florida Senate; great-great-grandfather, Alexander McSwain, Florida House
Religious Affiliation: Presbyterian
Recreation: Running, biking, swimming, yoga (three-time Ironman finisher)
Consists of Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Hamilton, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Taylor, Wakulla counties

Date Proposed Bill Title
Sponsored Bills Policy Area
Date Sponsored Date Proposed Bill Title
Cosponsored Bills Policy Area
Position Date From Date to District Branch Party State
Senator 3 Senate Tallahassee
Introduced House
Passed House
Introduced Senate
Passed Senate
To President
Became Law
Vote Date Vote Bill Title
Name Position Date Joined Branch
Politician Party Purpose Type Date Amount
Type Address
District (850) 487-5003
Capitol (850) 487-5003