Meet Dana

Meet Your Supervisor


Dana Southerland is a lifelong resident of Taylor County and is married with three grown children. She was elected in August 2008 to serve as Supervisor of Elections for Taylor County and is currently serving her fourth term. Prior to being elected she worked in the elections office and the Clerk of Court. She has over thirty years of employment with Taylor County Government. 

Education and Certifications:

State of Florida Certified Supervisor of Elections
Master Florida Certified Elections Professional (MFCEP)
Certified Elections/Registration Administrator (CERA)
Graduate of Taylor County High School
Over 1,800 hours of instructional election related classes, seminars and conferences

Professional Associations:

Florida Supervisor of Elections (FSE)
The Elections Center
International Association of Government Officials (IGO)
Community Involvement:
New Home Baptist Church, member
Perry Women's Club, member
Rotary Club, member
4-H Florida Livestock Supporter
Taylor County Chamber of Commerce, member
Optimist Club Kids Fishing Tournament Sponsor
Perry Kiwanis - Flag Sponsor
Mu Omega Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, member

Accomplishments since taking office:

Conducted 19 successful elections since taking office
Has assisted in registering over 650 high school students to vote
Implemented the Vote in Honor of a Vet program for Taylor County (currently displaying 483 of our honored Veterans)

Dana Southerland, Supervisor of Elections, Taylor County
433 U.S. 19 N., Perry, FL, 32347 P.O. Box 1060, Perry, FL 32348

PHONE: (850) 838 - 3515 FAX: (850) 838 - 3516 M-F, 8am - 5pm