Skylar R. Zander
Skylar was born at NAS Jax, and has grown up in various locations throughout Clay County.
Skylar is an ideal product of the Clay County Public School system. He is a graduate from Clay High School, lettering in varsity football, basketball, and track & field. He acquired an education from Florida State College at Jacksonville, and is currently continuing his education.
He is a very influential community leader within Clay County, who is continually volunteering countless hours of service, and dedication to the youth of Clay County. Skylar works abundantly with the Green Cove Springs Food Pantry, and is an active member of Hickory Grove Baptist Church. He works as a role model for the youth in many of his activities which include serving as coach for the Upward basketball program at Hickory Grove Baptist Church, and a volunteer Coach for Lake Asbury Jr. High's track & field program.
Skylar's previous work experience includes, serving in the Public Defenders Office of the 4th Judicial Circuit, Northeast Florida Regional Field Coordinator for Jeff Kottkamp for Attorney General, and District Aide for State Representative Charles Van Zant.
In 2009 Skylar made history by becoming the youngest appointed official in Clay County at the age of 18, and in 2010 he was elected to serve a four year term on the Clay County Soil & Water Management Board.
Skylar's most recent public accolade was being appointed by Mayor Debbie Ricks in 2011 to serve on the City of Green Cove Springs Planning and Zoning Board.
In January of 2012 Skylar was hired by Former Education Commissioner and State Senator Jim Horne to serve as an Associate with his Government Relations firm The Horne Group, Inc. which he currently serves as.
Skylar's current civic involvement includes serving as President of The Greater Green Cove Civic Association, and President of Ourgreencovesprings.com.