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DOEA Advisory Council Bios


Gubernatorial Appointment – PSA 4

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Janice Ancrum, is the Executive Director of the Nassau County Council on Aging, Inc., where she is responsible for providing services and programs to seniors in Nassau County such as home health, home delivered and congregate meals, adult day healthcare, senior center activities, educational programs and the county’s only public transportation – NassauTRANSIT. She is also a member of the ElderSource Advisory Council in PSA 4. Ms. Ancrum has 34 years of combined Government and Non-profit experience, and has held leadership positions for 30 years. A graduate of Fernandina Beach High School and the University of Florida, Ms. Ancrum brings a wealth of skills in grants management, program compliance and collaborations with various community partners and agencies to promote the upward mobility and well-being of others. Over the years, Ms. Ancrum has had hundreds of hours of leadership training. Most recently, she was selected to participate in a nationwide yearlong course sponsored by Bank of America’s Neighborhood Partnership Initiative. She was named a 2013 nominee for “Business Leader of the Year” by the Amelia Island-Fernandina Beach-Yulee Chamber of Commerce; and in 2014, her agency was 1 of 4 nominated for Non-profit of the Year in Nassau County. Some of her community involvement include; United Way, Girl Scouts of America, Northeast Florida Community Hospice, YMCA and Barnabas Board of Directors. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Baptist-Nassau Hospital.

She is a native of Fernandina Beach, and has a daughter Janeecee and grandson Jaylen.

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