Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Holly Merrill Raschein to the Monroe County Board of County Commissioners in September 2021, and she was elected to the seat in August 2022. Raschein, of Tavernier, is the Government Relations Director for AshBritt and a Market Advisor for First State Bank of the Florida Keys. Previously, she served eight years in the Florida House of Representatives and was a Project Coordinator for Baptist Health of South Florida.
Raschein is a member of the Florida Housing Finance Corporation Board of Directors, Mariners Hospital Foundation Board, Leadership Monroe County Board, Florida Keys Healthy Start Coalition Board, and Monroe County Education Foundation Board. She is a past member of the Florida Defense Support Task Force and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.
She earned her bachelor’s degree in political science from Florida State University and master of public administration from Florida International University.