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Evelyn J. Lynn

District: 27 -- Republican

Part of Volusia

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Ormond Beach
Occupation:  Educator
Child(ren):  Karen Jans, Robert Grimm
Education:  Queens College, B.A., 1950; Stetson University, M.A., 1969; University of Florida, Ed.D., 1979
Born:  February 2, 1930, Astoria, NY
Moved to Florida:  1960
Religious Affiliation:  Methodist
Recreational Interest:  travel, watercolor, reading

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 1994, reelected subsequently

Other Public Services

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

Affiliations

Seaside Music Theater Board Member and past Vice Chair
Stewart-Marchman Center 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
United Way of Volus

Highlights

Florida Association of Community Colleges Legislative Service Award 1997
Bethune-Cookman College Women's Advisory Board Valentine 1997
Florida Chamber of Commerce Top 40 Award 1997 and 1998
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
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
Alpha Delta Kappa
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