Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Representative  Janet H. Adkins

District 11

Capitol Office
313 House Office Building
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: (850) 717-5011

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District Office
905 South 8th Street
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034-3706
Phone: (904) 491-3664

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Room #110
11 North 3rd Street
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250-6930
Phone: (904) 246-0532

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Legislative Assistant:
James Adams

District Secretary:
Carol Hays
Joseph Zimmerman

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Member Information

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Fernandina Beach

Occupation:  Full-time Lawmaker

Spouse:  Doug Adkins

Child(ren):  Emily, Douglas

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

Born:  October 9, 1965, Jacksonville, FL

Religious Affiliation:  Baptist

Recreational Interest:  arts, beach, fishing, piano, sudoku, symphony concerts, volunteer activities

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2008, reelected subsequently

Other Public 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


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


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

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