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Patricia Northey
District 5 Representative

Mailing Address
County of Volusia
Thomas C. Kelly
Administration Center
123 W. Indiana Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720

Phone: 386-943-7026

Email: pnorthey@volusia.org

Patricia Northey, who took office in January 2007, represents District 5, which includes DeBary, Deltona, Enterprise, Osteen, Stone Island and surrounding areas.

Government experience

  • Chair, Volusia County Tourism Development Council
  • Vice Chair, River of Lakes Scenic Highway CME
  • District 5 and At-Large Representative to the Volusia County Council (Twice served as Chair )
  • First Vice Chair, Volusia Transportation Planning Organization
  • Florida Association of Counties appointee to the FDOT Bicycle and Pedestrian Partnership Council
  • Council Representative to the public private economic development agency Team Volusia 
  • Charter and Executive Committee Member of My Region 
  • Member, East Central Florida Regional Planning Council 
  • Chair, Deltona City Manager Search Committee 
  • Volusia Forever, District 5 Representative 
  • Council Representative to the Early Learning Coalition
  • Wekiva River Aquatic Preserve Task Force Member
  • MPO Advisory Council (MPOAC)
  • Chair, Central Florida MPO Alliance 
  • Chair, Metroplan-Volusia MPO Alliance 
  • Chair, Historical Courthouse Renovation Committee 
  • Chair, Metropolitan Planning Organization 
  • Chair, Metropolitan Planning Organization Legislative Committee 
  • Chair, Substance Abuse Policy Advisory Board 
  • Chair, Public Safety Coordinating Council 
  • Chair, Strategic Intermodal Systems Infrastructure Committee
  • Florida Association of Counties appointee to FDOT Strategic Intermodal System Steering Committee 
  • Member, Volusia County Charter Review Commission 
  • Member, I-4/St. Johns River Bridge Coalition 
  • Board member, District 12 Florida Association of Counties 
  • Board member, Northeast Florida Historical Preservation Board 
  • Member, Volusia County Law Library Board
  • Member, Volusia Council of Government 
  • Member, Volusia Council of Mayors 
  • Member, Volusia County School Crossing Evaluation Committee 
  • Member, Volusia County Children's Services Council 
  • Member, Volusia County Commission on the Status of Women 
  • Member, retired, Deltona Municipal Services District Advisory Board (served as chair two years) 

Community service

  • Graduate, Leadership Florida Class XIX, 2001 
  • Immediate Past Chair, St. Johns River Alliance
  • President Healthy Start Coalition of Volusia Flagler County
  • Florida Hospital Board of Trustees
  • Flight Guardian for Volusia Honor Air
  • Founder and Chaired “Leadership West Volusia” 
  • Past President and current Member, Rotary International, DeBary-Deltona-Orange City Chapter (formally called Four Townes Chapter ) 
  • Past President, Boys & Girls Club, Volusia-Flagler Counties 
  • Board of Trustees Boys & Girls Club, Volusia-Flagler Counties 
  • Co-Founder and Chaired the Four Townes Rotary Riverfest
  • Past Chair, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society "Light the Night" Walk for Volusia County
  • Board member, Early Learning Coalition 
  • Honorary member, Florida Women in Government, 
  • Past Chair, VCARD Interlocal Planning Committee 
  • Past Chair, Women's Network of Southwest Volusia, 
  • Board member, United Way 
  • Board member, United Way Community Foundation, 
  • Member, Pastor Parish Relations Committee, First United Methodist Church, 
  • Chair, Legislative Committee, Volusia County Council of PTA, 1989 - 1990 
  • Den Mom and Refreshment Chair for Cub Scout Pack 565

Awards and Recognitions

  • Blaine O'Neal Service Award, Flagler-Volusia Healthy Start Coalition 2014
  • Espiritu Latino Award, Volusia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 2013
  • Hispanic Heritage Month Award, HAYGD 2012Outstanding Elected Official of the Year: Florida Planning and Zoning Association
  • Founding Membership in the Boys & Girls Club of Volusia Flagler
  • The Pat Northey Holly Hill Greenway Trail 
  • League of Women Voters award for Environmental Advocacy
  • Extra Mile Award: The Healthy Start Coalition of Flagler and Volusia Counties
  • “Service Above Self” Rotary International District 6970
  • Twice named the “Lloyd Larson Rotarian of the Year” for the Four Townes Rotary Club.
  • Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International
  • Adventist Health Systems "Community Service Award" 
  • The Chamber of Commerce of West Volusia "Community Leadership Award”
  • Boys & Girls Club National Medallion Award 
  • Citizen of the Year, Volusia County Association for Responsible Development (VCARD)
  • Community Service Award, Daytona Museum of Arts and Sciences 
  • Advocate of the Year, Florida Counseling Association 
  • Advocate of the Year, Volusia-Flagler Counseling Association 
  • "Women Who Have Made A Difference In The Health Of Their Communities Award," Halifax Community Health System 


Ms. Northey received a bachelor’s degree from Nova University.


Ms. Northey entered the health care field in 1970, working as a member of the Florida Hospital Leadership Team. She was a representative for the East Orlando Campus to the Multi-Cultural Management Committee for the Florida Hospital Medical Center and retired as director of Patients' Business for Florida Hospital, East Orlando Division. She also served as director of the Buccaneer Chapter for the American Guild of Patient Account Managers from 1988-89.


Pat and her husband, Edward, have been married since 1969. They have two sons, Ed and Erik, a Daughter in Law, Kat, and a beautiful granddaughter Morgan. They have lived in Deltona since 1974 where Pat started her public service as the refreshment chair for Cub Scout Pack 565.

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Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center
123 W. Indiana Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720


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