Jay (Jay) Collins (R-SS14)
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Capitol: 850.487.5014
FAX: 850.487.5183
District: 813.281.2538
Room 304 Senate Office Building 404 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100

District Office:
4902 Eisenhower Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33634
Elected: 2022    Next Election: 2026
Spouse: Layla Sangid Collins   
Committee Assignments
ChairmanSenate Committee on Agriculture
MemberSenate Committee on Military and Veterans Affairs, Space and Domestic Security
MemberSenate Committee on Education Postsecondary
MemberSubcommittee on Education
MemberSenate Committee on Education Pre-K -12
MemberSenate Select Committee on Resiliency
MemberSenate Committee on Fiscal Policy
MemberJoint Select Committee on Collective Bargaining
Counties Representing
Brevard / Volusia


Personal & Career Legislative Service Elected to the Senate in 2022 Other Public Service Volunteer coach, 2015-2018 Community Watch, President WDAEM Advisory Council USASOC Leadership Advisory Council Norwich Organizational Leadership Advisory Council Honors and Awards Special Forces Qualification Course Leadership Award, 2005 Major General John Singlaub Award, 2017 Community Hero Veteran Award, Tampa Bay Hispanic Heritage Festival, 2021 Affiliations NRA American Legion Military Order of the Purple Heart VFW Special Forces Association Biographical Information Occupation- Chief Programs Officer of a national 501(c)(3) with a focus on food needs in and out of disaster zones Spouse- Layla Sangid Collins of Princeton, WV Children- Gabe, Colt Education- Norwich University, 2012 with Honors American Military University, B.S., Health Sciences, 2010 Summa Cum Laude Special Forces Qualification Course, 2005 Leadership Award as chosen by peers and cadre Born- in Scobey, Montana. Moved to Florida in 2019.

Military Service- Retired 23-year Army Green Beret Religious Affiliation- Christian Recreation- Family time, running, cycling, reading