Mary Lou Keener, Vice Chair Executive Committee, State Committee Woman,
In addition to the DEC elected position above, Ms. Keener also serves as the State Committee Woman representing Flagler County on the Florida Democratic Party Executive Committee, and as a Flagler County Precinct 31 Captain. She also served as the Vice Chair of the Palm Coast Democratic Club. Before retiring and moving to Palm Coast in 2005, her professional degrees in nursing and law provided her with unique cross-functional expertise and experience in law, healthcare, and executive management. She is a Navy Vietnam Veteran, and a Retired Colonel USAFR. She worked as a staffer on Capitol Hill, practiced law for several years in Atlanta, GA., and was honored to be nominated by President Clinton and confirmed by the US Senate as the General Counsel of the Department of Veterans Affairs. She has received many awards, and appointments to Boards, Commissions and Committees.