Shelley Vana

District: 85 -- Democrat

Part of Palm Beach

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Lantana
Occupation:  President, Palm Beach County Classroom Teachers Association
Spouse:  Rosti F. Vana of The Czech Republic
Child(ren):  Jason, Jessica
Education:  Indiana University of Pennsylvania, B.A., Psychology, 1973
Born:  December 30, 1951, Rochester, PA
Recreational Interest:  volunteer work for WXEL-TV

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2002, reelected subsequently
Democratic Caucus Vice Chair 2004-2006

Affiliations

Florida Education Association
National Organization of Women
Palm Beach County CTA
Palm Beach County Human Rights Council
Phi Delta Kappa

Highlights

Florida Association of Area Agencies on Aging (F4A), Certificate of Appreciation 2006
"CEPA" First Harvest Food Bank, Inc., Humanitarian Services Certificate of Appreciation
Jupiter High School, Faculty Chairperson
Residents and Staff of Donnelly Place Palm Beach County, Certificate of Appreciation
Tandy Technology Award
William T. Dwyer Award Finalist
City of Atlantis, Certificate of Appreciation 2005
Palm Beach County Council of PTAs/PTSAs, Certificate of Appreciation 2005
The School Board of Palm Beach County, Certificate of Appreciation 2005
American Heart Association, Certificate of Appreciation 2004
Florida Chamber of Commerce, "A" Honor Roll Award 2004
Florida Recreation and Parks Association, Outstanding Legislator Award 2004
Florida Young Democrats, Certificate of Appreciation 2004
Greater Lantana Chamber of Commerce, Certificate of Appreciation 2004
The Autism Society of America of the Palm Beaches, Certificate of Appreciation 2004
The Florida Silver-Haired Legislature Area-9 Palm Beach County, Certificate of Appreciation 2003-2004
Florida Atlantic University Small Business Development Center, Recognition for Your Support 2003
Florida School Board Association, Freshman Legislator of the Year 2003
Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, Legislator of the Year Award 2003
H.L. Johnson Elementary School Safety Patrol, Certificate of Appreciation 2003
Palms West Chamber of Commerce, Certificate of Appreciation 2003
Pro Bono Paralegal Association South University Medical Malpractice Forum, Certificate of Appreciation 2003
WXEL-TV Service Award 2003

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