Cyndi Stevenson is a Florida native and more than thirty year resident of Northeast Florida. Cyndi represents Florida House District 17 which lies entirely within the boundaries of St. Johns County. As State Representative, she worked to keep taxes low and grow our economy, increased funding for our local schools, and fought to protect our environment and restore the everglades. As a St. Johns County Commissioner she has been a champion for streamlining government by reducing overly burdensome regulation and voting numerous times to cut our taxes to help grow our businesses and create jobs for the future. All while working to increase public safety and our quality of life.
Cyndi’s Legislative Victories For St. Johns
Fought to keep Florida’s taxes low so job creators can add more good-paying jobs.
Increased funding for St. Johns County’s top-ranked school district by $172 per student, 70% more than the state average.
Voted to expand the Bright Futures Scholarship to cover the cost of summer enrollment.
Secured funding to improve school safety with millions for mental health services, cameras, and security improvements.
Increased funding for mental health services and substance abuse prevention.
Co-sponsored “Legacy Florida,” which sets aside a minimum of $200 million annually to recover the health of the Everglades, our waterways, and springs.
Worked to get $62 million in funding to restore and rebuild our beautiful beaches.
Native Floridian, born in Volusia County, a northeast Florida resident since 1981
Married for more than 30 years to Henry, whose family settled in St. Augustine 40 years ago
Son Paul graduated from University of Florida Medical School May 2015
Son Wes is a graduate of the University of Florida and has started his career as a Chemical Engineer
Educational & Professional
Graduate of Stetson University, 1981, BBA Accounting
Certified Public Accountant & Auditor
Children’s Home Society of Florida, Past Controller
Alumna of KPMG Peat Marwick, Jacksonville
St. Johns County Commission, elected 2004, reelected 2008 and 2012
St. Johns River Summit, Congress of Local Governments, September 2010
Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Council, Florida Department of Transportation, 2010 – 2014
Legislative Committee on Intergovernmental Relations, Gubernatorial Appointment