FAST FACTS: Joyce Cusack

First Elected:Elected to the House in 2000Terms Out:2008Party:DemocratDelegations:VolusiaDistrict Information:view district 27 mapLegislative Service: Elected to the House in 2000, reelected subsequently
Democratic Health & Families Council Lead 2004-2006
CORS - Community Outreach, Board Member
Daytona Beach Community College West Campus, Advisor to Board of Directors
DeLand Aviation/Industry Taskforce
DeLand City Commission Citizen's Advisory Taskforce, Chairman
Department of Children & Family Services, District 12 Health & Human Services Board, Chair
Florida Hospital DeLand Board of Directors
The Florida Bar Grievance Committee "C" for 7th Judicial Circuit
National Urban School Health Leadership Institute-ACS
United Way Board
DeLand Economic Development Board 1992-1996

Born: May 21, 1942 New Smyrna Beach, FlMoved to Florida:Religious Affiliation: BaptistEducation:Daytona Beach Community College, A.A.,Nursing, 1971
St. Leo College, B.A., Psychology, 1984Occupation: Registered Nurse/Legislative ServicesSpouse:Charles A. Jr.Children:Jan Cusack Johnson, Julie Cusack Gordon; Danisha Johnson, Jada Gordon, Jade Gordon,GrandchildAffiliations:American Heart Association, Board of Directors
Athens Business & Professional Women, Inc.
DeLand Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Inc., 1st Vice President 1999
DeLand Chamber of Commerce
DeLand Circle of Partners
Democratic Club NW Volusia
DNC-Democratic National Committee-Florida Member
Florida Democratic Party, State Executive Committee 1988-1999
Florida Nurses Association
Orange City Chamber of CommerceFormer Service: Florida School Health Legislator of the Year 2001
The Trust for Public Land, Legislative Leadership Award 2001
Volusia County Women in the Work Place, Outstanding Community Service 1996
National Council of Negro Women, Outstanding Community Service

Child(ren): Jan Cusack Johnson, Julie Cusack Gordon

Grandchild(ren): Danisha Johnson, Jada Gordon, Jade Gordon

Education: Daytona Beach Community College, A.A., Nursing, 1971; St. Leo College, B.A., Psychology, 1984

Born: New Smyrna Beach, FL

Religious Affiliation: Baptist

Recreational Interest: cooking, reading, walking
Committee Membership

Economic Expansion & Infrastructure Council Democratic Ranking Member

Healthcare Council

Joint Select Committee on Property Tax Relief and Reform

Policy & Budget Council

Rules & Calendar Council

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2000, reelected subsequently

Democratic Health & Families Council Lead 2004-2006

Democratic Leader pro tempore 2006-2008

Other Public Service

CORS - Community Outreach, Board Member

Daytona Beach Community College West Campus, Advisor to Board of Directors

DeLand Aviation/Industry Taskforce

DeLand City Commission Citizen's Advisory Taskforce, Chairman

Department of Children & Family Services, District 12 Health & Human Services Board, Chair

Florida Hospital DeLand Board of Directors

The Florida Bar Grievance Committee "C" for 7th Judicial Circuit

National Urban School Health Leadership Institute-ACS

United Way Board

DeLand Economic Development Board 1992-1996

Affiliations

American Heart Association, Board of Directors

Athens Business & Professional Women, Inc.

DeLand Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Inc., 1st Vice President 1999

DeLand Chamber of Commerce

DeLand Circle of Partners

Democratic Club NW Volusia

DNC-Democratic National Committee-Florida Member

Florida Democratic Party, State Executive Committee 1988-1999

Florida Nurses Association

Orange City Chamber of Commerce

Highlights

Florida School Health Legislator of the Year 2001

The Trust for Public Land, Legislative Leadership Award 2001

Volusia County Women in the Work Place, Outstanding Community Service 1996

National Council of Negro Women, Outstanding Community Service

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