Jim Jaquess was elected to the ECCAC Board in 2016. He is a Director of the Northwest Florida State College Institute for Senior Professionals, has served as a Director of USA Water Ski, a member organization of the USOC for 25 years, and is a Director of the Walton County Taxpayers Association. He is a member of the Republican National Lawyers Association. He was commissioned a Kentucky Colonel by the Governor of the State of Kentucky in 2015.
Jim is a globally recognized consultant to the energy industry, including nuclear, fossil and renewable power generation, transmission & distribution, and gas pipeline construction/operations. He has worked on projects throughout North America, South America, Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean.
Admitted to the Georgia Bar (1987) and elected Fellow of the American Society for Quality. He is a former Chairman, Atlanta Section of the American Nuclear Society and currently serves on the Editorial Review Board of Quality Progress magazine.
Jim is a member of the Emerald Coast Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution and is a member of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, and Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Jim received his Juris Doctorate from the Georgia State University College of Law. He holds an MBA in marketing & finance from the Scott College of Business at Indiana State University and a BS degree in Industrial Management from the Romain College of Business at the University of Southern Indiana.
He resides in Santa Rosa Beach and has two daughters (Renee & Regina) that compete at the international level in competition water skiing. Regina holds the World Slalom Record and is a five time World Overall Champion. She owns Emerald Coast Compounding Pharmacy in Santa Rosa Beach.