Volusia County Council
County of Volusia
Thomas C. Kelly
123 W. Indiana Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720-4612
Joyce Cusack is the At-Large Representative on the Volusia County Council. Her district includes all of Volusia County. She began her service in January 2011 and was elected to a second four-year term in 2016.
Florida House of Representatives, 2000-2008
- Democratic Health and Families Council Lead, 2004-2006
- Democratic Leader pro tempore, 2006-2008
Board member, Bethune-Cookman University
Board member, Boys & Girls Clubs of Volusia and Flagler Counties
Board member, Community Outreach Services
Adviser to Board of Directors, Daytona Beach Community College west campus
Member, DeLand Aviation/Industry Task Force
Chair, DeLand City Commission Citizens Advisory Task Force
Chair, District 12 Health and Human Services Board, Department of Children and Family Services
Board member, Florida Hospital DeLand
Member, Florida Bar Grievance Committee C for Seventh Judicial Circuit
Board member, United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties
Lifetime member, NAACP
Board member, DeLand Economic Development Board, 1992-1996
Board member, Health and Human Services Board
Board member, American Heart Association
Athens Business and Professional Women
DeLand Chamber of Commerce
DeLand Circle of Partners
Florida Nurses Association
Ms. Cusack received an associate degree in nursing from Daytona Beach State College in 1971 and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Saint Leo University in 1981. She received an honorary doctorate of law degree from Bethune-Cookman University in 2008.
Ms. Cusack worked as a registered nurse for more than 30 years before retiring. She served in the Florida House of Representatives for eight years.
Ms. Cusack was born in New Smyrna Beach and lives in DeLand. She and her husband, Charles Cusack Jr., were married for 47 years before his death. She has two daughters and three granddaughters and is a member of the Greater Union First Baptist Church in DeLand.