Legislator Profile

Florida Representative Janet Adkins (R)
Janet Adkins
CONTACT INFORMATION
District Address:
905 South 8th Street
Fernandina Beach, FL   32034-3706
Phone: (904) 491-3664
Fax:

Legislative Address:
313 House Office Building
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL   32399-1300
Phone: (850) 717-5011
Legislative Assistant:
James Adams (Fernandina Beach)

District Secretary:
Joseph Zimmerman (Jacksonville Beach), Carol Hays (Fernandina Beach)

Email:
janet.adkins@myfloridahouse.gov
political profile
  • House District:11
  • First Elected:2008
  • Terms Out:2016
  • Party:Republican
  • Delegations:Duval,Nassau
  • District Information:view district 11 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2008, reelected subsequently
PERSONAL INFO
  • Born:October 9, 1965, Jacksonville, FL
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:Baptist
  • Education:Trinity Christian Academy, Valedictorian, Diploma, 1983; Florida Community College at Jacksonville, A.A., graduated with High Honors, recipient of 2 + 2 College Scholarship, 1985; University of North Florida, B.S., Computer Information Science, graduated magna cum laude, 1987; University of North Florida, M.B.A., Business Administration, 1990
  • Occupation:Full-time Lawmaker
  • Spouse:Doug Adkins
  • Children:Emily, Douglas
  • Affiliations:Amelia Island Council, 2004-present
    Blackrock Baptist Church
    Boys and Girls Club Brick Campaign, Volunteer, 2005-present
    Daughters of the American Revolution, Amelia Island Chapter
    Nassau County Republican State Committeewoman, 2000-present
    National Rifle Association
    Rotary Club of Fernandina Beach
    Atlantic Elementary School, Volunteer, 2006-2007
    Girl Scout Gateway Council, Volunteer, 2007
    Nassau County Community Alliance, elected Chair, 2006, member, 1999-2007
    Republican Party of Florida, Rules Committee, 2007
    Rotary International, 2007
    Southside Elementary School, Volunteer, 2005-2006
    Republican 4th Congressional Caucus, Vice Chair, 2001-2003, Chair, 2003-2005
    Bush/Cheney, 2004, Nassau County, Co-Chair, 2003-2004
    Micah's Place, Advisory Board, 2002
    Nassau Federated Republican Women, First Vice President, 1999-2001
  • Highlights:Building a High Performance Team, Florida State University
    Challenging Persons to Accept Responsibility, Del R. Poling
    Change Shop, Problem-Solving Leadership, Weinberg & Weinberg
    Fundamentals of Project Management, Catalysis Group
    High Ropes Course, The Outpost Adventure
    Implementing the Continuous Improvement System, Tennessee Associates
    Information Systems of Florida, Inc., Interaction Facilitation, Client Partner, 1987-1999
    Leadership Week and Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey
    Master Board Certification, Florida School Board Association
    Mission Possible, Creating a World Class Organization, Ken Blanchard
    Project Management Professional Review, Project Management Institute
    Tillie Fowler Leadership Series on Excellence in Public Service
    Transformation through Strategic Planning & Strategic Action, Transformation Systems, Ltd.
    World Class Schools, Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce
    Worked to introduce legislation to strengthen school advisory councils, HB 1661, signed into law by Governor Jeb Bush, 2002
  • Former Service:Nassau County Drug, Alcohol and Crime Coalition, elected Secretary, 2002, 2006-present
    Fernandina Beach Underground Utility Task Force, appointed, 2007-2008
    Nassau County School Board member, elected, 1998-2008
    Citizen's Budget Policy Reform Committee, Nassau County, appointed, 2005
    Nassau County Planning & Zoning Board, appointed, 2002-2005
    Served on committee responsible for drafting Public School Facility Component of Nassau County Comprehensive Plan, 2004
    Served on committee responsible for drafting Nassau County's Interlocal Agreement, 2003