Jeanne Curtin earned three degrees from Florida State University and continues to share her time and talent with the university. She brings the perspective of an alumna, former professor, volunteer, donor and development officer for the university to the FSU Alumni Association National Board of Directors.
Ms. Curtin previously served as the Director of Livable Florida and as the deputy general counsel of the Florida Department of Elder Affairs. Before joining the Department, Ms. Curtin served as the Assistant Dean for Development and as a professor of legal research and writing and law practice management at the FSU College of Law. Prior to that she was in private practice.
Ms. Curtin served as Co-Chair of the State Health Improvement Plan Priority Area 9 – Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias and as an Ex-Officio Council Member of the Florida Council on Homelessness. She served on the board of the Capital Area Chapter of the American Red Cross, including terms served as chair of the board, secretary, and chair of the annual gala; she was twice honored with the Donna O’Meara Chairman’s Award. She also served on the executive committee of the Women for Florida State University, including serving as chair of the strategic planning committee.
Ms. Curtin earned a bachelor’s degree in political science, a master’s in business administration, and a juris doctor from Florida State University. Ms. Curtin is a Lifetime member of the FSU Alumni Association, a member of the FSU College of Law’s Board of Visitors, a member of Seminole Boosters – The Platinum Chiefs, and an annual donor to the FSU College of Law. She is a graduate of Leadership Tallahassee Class XXII and a former Catalyst with the Knight Creative Communities Initiative in Tallahassee.