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Florida representative district 14 candidate profile: Mia Jones

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Editor's note: The following information is from Rep. Mia Jones' Florida House of Representatives webpage.

Rep. Mia Jones contact information

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Jacksonville

Occupation:  Special Assistant to Mayor Alvin Brown, Jacksonville, FL

Spouse:  George Davis

Education:  Florida A&M University, B.S., Accounting, 1986-1991; Florida A&M University, M.B.A., 1991-1992

Born:  April 26, 1968, Jacksonville, FL

Religious Affiliation:  Bethel Baptist Institutional Church

Recreational Interest:  golf, traveling

Committee Membership

Health & Human Services Committee     Democratic Ranking Member

Appropriations Committee

Health & Human Services Quality Subcommittee

Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee

K-20 Innovation Subcommittee

Redistricting Committee

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2008, reelected subsequently

Other Public Service

Jacksonville City Council 2003-2008

Affiliations

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, current member

Essential Capital, Board member

FAMU Alumni Association, National Life member

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies, Board member

Healthy Start Coalition Advisory Board, Board member

Jacksonville Economic Development Commission, Duval Delegation Liaison

JRE Lee, Jacksonville, Alumni Chapter, FAMU, past President

NAA-Florida A&M University, Life member

National Black Caucus of State Legislators, Regional Director

National Order of Women Legislators (NOWL), State Director

National Organization of Black Elected Legislative (NOBEL) Women, Women's Technology Caucus, Chair

The Fourth Judicial Circuit-JAC Advisory Committee

Highlights

Florida Legislative Black Caucus, Chair 2011

American Diabetes Association, Legislative Champion Award 2010

Florida Education Association (FEA), Freshman Friend of Public Education Award 2010

Florida Health Care Association, Friend of the Elderly Award 2010

Florida School Health Association (FSHA), Legislator of the Year Award 2010

Jacksonville Empowerment/Enterprise Zone Board, Enterprise Zone Appreciation Award 2010

National Organization of Black Elected Legislative (NOBEL) Women President's Award 2010

William M. Raines, Dr. Ezekiel Bryant Community Service Award 2010

Florida A&M University, Distinguished Alumni Award in Government 2009

Leadership Florida, Class of XXIV, Local Government Leadership Program Class IX

Leadership Jacksonville, Class of 2000

Mayor's Office of Equal Employment 1992-1995, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Assistant

Duval County Public Schools, former Supervisor of Affirmative Action, Minority Business Affairs, former Director

 

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