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Jane Collins Aurell

Jane is the daughter of the late Governor LeRoy Collins. She has had an ongoing interest and involvement in education and historic preservation. She served as Florida’s representative (Vice Regent) to Historic Mt. Vernon for 16 years and is currently a Vice Regent Emeritus. She recently chaired the Leon County Public Library Board and has also served as a board member of Holy Comforter School. She is currently a member of the Great Floridian Nominating Committee and served on the Florida Governors Mansion Commission for Governors Graham, Bush and Scott.

Jane has been a member of the Collins Institute since its inception.

She lives in Tallahassee and is married to attorney John Aurell. Their daughter Jane, son-in-law Steve Menton, and three grandchildren also live in Tallahassee.