A fiercely passionate advocate for environmental and consumer issues, Nancy Argenziano was first elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 1996 and served there until her election to the Florida Senate in 2002.
In 2007, Governor Charlie Crist appointed Nancy to a seat on Florida’s Public Service Commission, noting: “I am honored to appoint Senator Argenziano to serve on the Public Service Commission. I think the world of her consumer activism and her dedication to public service.”
Nancy was later unanimously elected to a 2-year term as Chairman of the PSC in 2009. A one-time Republican, she has become disgusted with the direction her former party has taken in recent years.
During her tenure in the legislature, Nancy spent every day vigorously defending the interests of her Nature Coast constituents. She served on many committee and council assignments including Environmental Preservation, Governmental Oversight (Chair), Comprehensive Planning, Criminal Justice (Chair), Criminal Justice Appropriations, Regulated Industries, Rules and Calendar, Agriculture (Chair), Administrative Procedure, PSC Oversight, Ethics and Elections, Health Policy, Elder Affairs (Chair), Healthcare Council (Chair), Crime and Punishment, Water Resource Management, and Utilities and Communication.
Nancy has one son, Joseph, who retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years of service to his nation.