Jeremiah Ray Blocker, District 4
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St. Johns County Commissioner Jeremiah Ray Blocker appointed to Florida Association of Counties Health and Safety Policy Committee – St. Johns County District 4 Commissioner Jeremiah Ray Blocker has been selected to serve on the Florida Association of Counties’ Health and Safety Policy Committee. As a member of the Health and Safety Policy Committee serving alongside county commissioners from across the State of Florida, Commissioner Blocker will play a key role in advancing the County’s legislative agenda and have direct input into the Florida Association of Counties’ legislative strategy.
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Commissioner Jeremiah Ray Blocker
500 San Sebastian View
St. Augustine, FL 32084
P: (904) 209-0304
C: (904) 679-2620
F: (904) 209-0314
Republican, Term Expires: 2022
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Jeremiah was born and raised in Ocala, Florida, and is a sixth-generation Floridian. Public service is important to his family with his father, uncle, and all four brothers having served as combat veterans in the Armed Forces.
He is a graduate of the University of Florida, where he obtained a degree in History. While attending college, he participated in the Army ROTC program, commissioning as a Second Lieutenant upon graduation.
As a veteran, Jeremiah served as an Army officer for over 13 years, both on active duty and in the reserves. A veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Jeremiah commanded a Military Police company. In addition to his Army service, Jeremiah served as a Judge Advocate General officer in the Air Force Reserve in the position of Staff Judge Advocate for Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida. He continues his military service in the Florida Army National Guard as a Judge Advocate General officer with the rank of Major.
As a decorated combat veteran, some major awards Jeremiah has received include: Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with two oak leaf devices, Air Force Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Air Force Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, and the Combat Action Badge.
Jeremiah attended law school in Jacksonville, Florida, and graduated from the Florida Coastal School of Law. After passing the Florida Bar, Jeremiah continued his legal studies at the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, earning a Master of Law in Real Property Development.
In addition to a law degree, Jeremiah has a graduate degree in Business Entrepreneurship from the University of Florida and graduate degree in Military History from Norwich University in Vermont.
Before transitioning into private practice, Jeremiah served as a state prosecutor in Jacksonville, Florida, and later in the Seventh Judicial Circuit. Currently, Jeremiah is a partner in a small law firm, where he concentrates on assisting small businesses and veterans. Experienced in nonprofit leadership, Jeremiah serves as the executive director for a national nonprofit serving the needs of disabled combat veterans.
Jeremiah and his wife have two small children. They enjoy volunteering their time with their church and local charities, and appreciating the natural beauty of St. Johns County.
- Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 2391
- American Legion, Post 233
- Military Order of Foreign Wars
- Military Officers Association of America
- St. Johns County Bar Association
- Leadership St. Johns, St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce
- Rotary Club of Ponte Vedra
- Knights of Columbus
- St. Augustine Inns of Courts
- Gator Alumni Club of Historic St. Augustine
- Florida Association of Counties Institute for County Government Certified County Commissioner