Wilanne Daniels began her career with the Jackson County Board of County Commissioners in 2006 as a Planner for the Community Development Department. In 2014, she had the opportunity to become the Director of Community Development. She held that position until March 2018 when she was appointed as Interim County Administrator. Mrs. Daniels was selected for the position of County Administrator in November 2018.
Mrs. Daniels received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Florida State University in 2006. In 2014, she received a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Liberty University.
In her capacity as Administrator, Mrs. Daniels is responsible for implementing the policy and directives as set forth by the Board of County Commissioners. She is responsible for the leadership of senior county staff. The departments that fall under this purview are Ag Extension Services, Community Development, Corrections, Emergency Management, Fire Rescue, Library, Operations, Public Transportation, Public Works, Tourist Development Council, and Veteran’s Services.
Mrs. Daniels is passionate about serving the citizens of Jackson County and views her opportunity to serve in this capacity as an honor. Jackson County is her home and she is hopeful about the future of the County.
Mrs. Daniels has been married to Ryan Daniels since 2006. They have three children, ChrisAnne, Jonah, and Lydia. They believe in serving their community through the local church. They enjoy spending time as a family and going on new adventures.