Orange County Government, Florida

Jennifer Thompson

District 4 commissioner

Jennifer Thompson was elected to the Board of County Commissioners in 2010.

Education

  • B.A. Political Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
  • University High School.

professional

  • Small business owner.

Recognitions and Community Involvement

  • MetroPlan Orlando, 2011 / 2012 / 2013.
  • Children and Family Services Board, 2012 / 2013.
  • United Arts Board of Trustees, 2012.
  • Walt Disney World 39.3 Mile Goofy Challenge Finisher, 2010.
  • Women of Distinction nominee in Government and Business categories by the Girl Scouts Citrus Council, 2009.
  • Member, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, 2006/2009.
  • Walt Disney World marathon finisher, 2009 / 2010 / 2011 / 2013.
  • Chair, Metro Orlando Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, 2009.
  • Chair, Lake Nona Relay for Life, 2009.
  • Board Member, Florida Executive Women, 2009.
  • Graduate, Political Leadership Institute, 2008.
  • Graduate, Tillie Fowler Excellence in Public Service Series, 2008.
  • Member, Florida Executive Women (former).
  • Member, UCF Town & Gown, 2005 - current.
  • Steering Committee Member – Boy Scouts Golden Eagle Dinner, 2008 & 2009.
  • Steering Committee Member – Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, 2008.
  • Cancer Advocacy Chair – East, Lake Nona & Conway Relay for Life Events, 2008.
  • President, East Orlando Chamber of Commerce (2003/2004/2005).
  • Board Member, East Orlando Chamber of Commerce, (2001 - 2008).
  • Founding Co-Chair, East Orlando Relay for Life (2003/2004).
  • Chair, Florida Hospital East Orlando Foundation Board (2005).
  • Florida Hospital East Orlando Foundation Board (2003 - 2010).
  • 2003/2004 Non-Rotarian of the Year (East Orange County).
  • Co-Author, East Orlando Visioning Study (2003).
  • Nominated for ‘Women Who Mean Business’ by Orlando Business Journal 2004.
  • Orlando Business Journal’s 2005 Businesswoman of the Year under the age of 40 (nominated again in 2008).

Personal

  • Born in Winter Park – raised in Central Florida.
  • Family: husband (David), mother (Lisa) and a younger brother (Joshua).
  • Resident of Avalon Park in East Orange County.

Contact Us

Commissioner Jennifer Thompson
Board of County Commissioners
201 S. Rosalind Ave., 5th Floor
Orlando, FL 32801

Email: Jennifer.Thompson@ocfl.net
Phone: (407) 836-7350
Fax: (407) 836-5879

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