Allison (Allison) Tant (D-SH009)
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Capitol: 850.717.5009
FAX: 850.488.9707
District: 850.251.6040
Room 329 The Capitol 402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300

District Office:
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Elected: 2020    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Barry Richard   
Committee Assignments
RM MemberHouse Committee on Commerce
RM MemberSubcommittee on Postsecondary Education and Workforce
MemberHouse Committee on Rules
MemberSubcommittee on Insurance and Banking
MemberSubcommittee on Healthcare Regulation
MemberHouse Select Committee on Hurricane Resiliency and Recovery
MemberHouse Committee on Ways and Means
Counties Representing


Biographical Information City of Residence- Tallahassee Occupation- Nonprofit Founder Spouse- Barry Richard of Miami, FL Child(ren)- Jonathan Richard, Jeremy Richard, Danielle Richard, Todd Richard, Brooke Richard, Dave Richard Grandchild(ren)- Sophia Richard, Jonah Richard Education- Florida State University, BA, Communications, BS, Psychology, 1993 Born- Jacksonville, FL History- Husband, Barry Richard, Florida House of Representatives, 1974-1978 Religious Affiliation- Baptist, Jewish Recreational Interest- reading, walking, yoga Legislative Service Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2020, reelected subsequently 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 to Representative Brian Rush, 1986-1988 Legislative Assistant to Representative Mark Gibbons, 1985-1986 Legislative District Secretary to Senator Mattox Hair, 1984