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Wolfson Children’s Hospital welcomes new member to Board of Directors

Jacksonville, FL —

Wolfson Children’s Hospital is pleased to announce the election of a new member to its Board of Directors.

Mia L. Jones is chief executive officer of AGAPE Community Health Center, Inc., the Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Duval County. She was appointed the first health commissioner for the City of Jacksonville, and served eight years in the Florida House of Representatives, departing as two-term Democratic leader pro tempore in 2016. While serving in the Florida House, she served as ranking member on the House Select Committee on Health Care Workforce Innovation and Health and Human Services Committee.

Jones previously served on the Jacksonville City Council from 2003 to 2008 after fulfilling her role as the director of Minority Business Affairs for the Duval County Public Schools. She began her career in public service in 1992, working in the city’s Office of Equal Employment.