Candidate for: State Senator (District 13)

Dennis Baxley


Contact Information

Background & Personal Information

  • AS, Funeral Service Program, Miami-Dade Community College, 1974-1975
  • BS, Sociology/Psychology, Florida State University, 1972-1974
  • AA, Central Florida Community College, 1972
  • Principal Owner, Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, present
  • Senator, Florida State Senate, District 12, 2016 – present
  • Candidate, Florida State Senate, District 12, 2018
  • Representative, Florida State House of Representatives, District 23, 2000-2007, 2010-2016
  • Speaker Pro Tempore, Florida State House of Representatives, 2000-2007
  • Mayor/City Commissioner, City of Belleview, 1982-1983
  • Member, Advisory Board, Marion County Children’s Advocacy Center, present
  • Board Member, Funeral Directors and Embalmers, Florida State Board, present
  • Member, Marion County Children’s Alliance, present
  • Member, Professional Advisory Committee, Munroe Regional Development Foundation, present
  • Elder, The Vine Community Church, present
  • Board of Directors, Tiger Bay Club of Ocala, present
  • Former President, Belleview Chamber of Commerce
  • Chair, First Avenue National Bank
  • Founder, First Avenue National Bank
  • Former Vice President, Florida Center for the Blind
  • Former Board Member, Florida Center for the Blind
  • Member, Gideons International
  • Member, Lions Club
  • Vice President, Marion County Republican Business Council
  • Former Board Member, Marion County United Way
  • Former President, Rotary Club, Belleview
  • Former Board Member, Rotary Sportsplex, Marion County
FamilySpouse: Ginette
Children: 5

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