First Vice President of the Sarasota Republican Club
Holder attended Middle Tennessee State University, where he received a degree in political science in 1990.
He is a local businessman and served as a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 2006 to 2014, representing the 70th District from 2006 to 2012, and the 74th District, which included Englewood, North Port, and Venice in Sarasota County, from 2012 to 2014.
Doug Holder was appointed by Governor Rick Scott to the Sarasota-Manatee Airport Authority, the panel that runs the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport. His term runs until Nov. 17, 2018.
Doug also serves as a board member for the Florida Center for Early Childhood, and as a trustee for the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce.