Legislator Profile

Former Florida Senator Evelyn J. Lynn (R)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Evelyn J. Lynn
District Address:
Suite 101
536 North Halifax Avenue
Daytona Beach, FL 32118
(386) 238-3180

Capitol Address:
416 Senate Office Bldg.
404 S. Monroe St.
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100
(850) 487-5033
political profile
  • Senate District:7
  • First Elected:2002
  • Terms Out:2012
  • Party:Republican
  • Delegations:Clay,Marion,Putnam,Volusia
  • District Information:view district 7 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Senate in 2002, reelected subsequently
    Republican Conference Chair, 2010-2012
    House of Representatives, 1994-2002
  • Born:February 2, 1930
  • Moved to Florida:1960
  • Religious Affiliation:Methodist
  • Education:University of Florida, Ed.D., 1979
    Stetson University, M.A., 1969
    Queens College, B.A., 1950
  • Occupation:Legislator, Consultant
  • Spouse:
  • Children:Karen Jans, Robert Grimm
  • Grandchildren:Sara
  • Affiliations:Seaside Music Theater, Sustainer Board Member and past vice chair
    Stewart-Marchman Center, Honorary Board Member and past vice president
    Halifax Medical Center Foundation, Board Member and past secretary
    Clyatt Nursing Home Board Member and Secretary
    Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Volusia, Honorary Board Member
    Museum of Arts and Sciences Endowment
    Pioneer Settlement for the Creative Arts, Advisory Board
    Art League of Daytona Beach, Trustee
    Civic League of the Halifax Area
    Tiger Bay Club of Volusia County
    Ormond Beach Historical Trust, Member
    Ormond Memorial Art Museum, Heritage Member
    Bethune-Cookman College Women's Advisory Board
    Volusia County Women's Network Member and past treasurer
    American Association of University Women
    Junior League of Daytona Beach, Citizen's Advisory Board
    Arts for Complete Education/Florida Association of Arts Educators, Board Member
    FUTURES Inc.
    University Club
    Daytona Beach Alumni Panhellenic Member and past President
    Women Legislators' Lobby
    Phi Delta Kappa
    Alpha Delta Kappa
  • Highlights:National Speaker on School Readiness, Education Reform and Children & Family Issues
    International Republican Institute's Representative to Mongolia
    Florida Chamber of Commerce, Top 40 Award, 1997 and 1998
    Florida School Board Association, Legislator of the Year, 1998
    Florida State Courts, Dependency Court Improvement Committee Special Appreciation Award 1998
    ACE/FAAE Senator Bob Johnson Award for Arts Education Support 1998
    The Family Source of Florida Child Abuse Prevention Award 1998
    Howard A. Doolin Memorial Award for music and arts education 1998
    Florida Association of Community Colleges Legislative Service Award 1997
    Bethune-Cookman College Women's Advisory Board Valentine 1997
    Florida Association of Rehabilitation Facilities Legislator of the Year 1997
    Florida Chapter, National Women's Political Caucus Special Award 1997
    District 12 Girls Initiative, Girls Leadership Award 1997
    Lawrence J. Kelly Distinguished Service Award
    Institute on Urban Policy and Commerce at FAMU Leadership Award
    Lockheed-Martin Business Environment Award
    Institute for School Innovation "Pioneer" Award
    Florida Association of School Administrators Award
    Embry Riddle Outstanding Speaker Award
  • Former Service:Ormond Beach City Commission, 1991-1994
    Florida Commission on Education Reform and Accountability
    Women's Caucus, Vice Chair
    Florida Commission on Responsible Fatherhood
    Florida A&M University Institute on Urban Policy and Commerce, Statewide Advisory Committee
    National Council of State Legislatures
    American Legislative Exchange Council
    National Order of Women Legislators
    Governor's Education Transition Task Force
    Education Commissioners' Blue Ribbon Committee
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