State Senator Aaron Bean, Florida State Senate (R-4)
Meghan Tarsitano, Communications Director
1919 Atlantic Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Aaron Bean was elected to the Florida Senate in 2012 where he currently serves his second appointment as chair of the Health Policy Committee. He also serves on the Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, Commerce and Tourism, Fiscal Policy, Judiciary, Regulated Industries, and Joint Administrative Procedures Committee.
Before being elected to the Florida Senate, he served eight years in the Florida House of Representatives, including a term as chairman of the Duval County Legislative Delegation in 2008. During his tenure in the Florida House, Aaron received numerous awards and recognitions for his effective, conservative leadership. He was tapped by then-Speaker Marco Rubio to chair the House Health Care Committee, which oversaw all health care policy and the appropriations for approximately one-third of the state budget. Prior to being elected to the Florida House in 2000, Aaron served as a commissioner and mayor of Fernandina Beach.
In 2014, Aaron was named “Senator of the Year” by The ABLE Trust for an unprecedented second year in a row for his dedication to Floridians with disabilities. He has also been named “Legislative Champion” by the Florida Sheriffs Association and a “Distinguished Advocate” by the Florida Chamber.
Aaron received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Jacksonville University, and is currently the relations development officer at UF Health Jacksonville. He also owns and operates the High Energy Auction Company. He and his wife, Abby reside in Fernandina Beach, Florida, with their three sons Bradley, Gray, and Walker. They attend Memorial United Methodist Church.
The National Alliance for Caregiving and the Caregiver Coalition of Northeast Florida are proud to recognize Senator Bean’s work on behalf of disability and family caregiving issues in his community.