Elected: November 2018
Term Expires: November 2022
City Commissioner Jane F. Bolin was elected to the Oakland Park City Commission in 2018 – receiving the most votes of the five candidates for two Commission seats. Jane believes it is important to be involved with your community and dedicates herself to continue the city’s momentum and building a culture for everyone!
Education and Experience
Originally from Washington, D.C., Commissioner Bolin received a B.A. in political science from Radford University, a Masters in sports management from the United States Sports Academy, and her juris doctorate from St. Thomas University School of Law.
Jane is the founder and managing partner of PeytonBolin, PL, a real estate and community association law firm. She is also the co-founder ofGiannell Title, an attorney-owned and operated title company
Memberships and Civic Involvement
Commissioner Bolin is a proud graduate of the Oakland Park Local Government Academy Class of 2018 and was elected class speaker for their graduation ceremony.
Jane is very active in the community and currently serves as the vice chairman for the Board of Directors of the Children’s Diagnostic and Treatment Center. She is also an active member of the governance committee for the Pride Center at Equality Park and is the east coast regional governance director for Entrepreneurs’ Organization. She is a reading pal for Oakland Park/Wilton Manors Rotary Club at Lloyd Estates Elementary and is active with the Oakland Park Kiwanis Club. She previously served as a trustee of the Girl Choir of South Florida, past president of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association, former member of NSU’s Entrepreneurship Council, and former membership chair for Entrepreneur’s Organization of South Florida, and past president of Entrepreneurs’ Organization Tampa Bay. She is also the former secretary for the Florida Rugby Union and was named to the South Florida Business Journal 40 under 40 list. Jane rode 165 miles, from Miami to Key West, four times for the SmartRide to raise money for HIV/Aids research.
Commissioner Bolin is an accomplished athlete who played rugby for Radford University and the Northern Virginia Rugby Club. She was a member of the first Women’s Professional Football League and played middle linebacker. She is also a strongman competitor who won the master’s division in her first competition just two years ago. Jane spends time scuba diving and fishing and loves to be in nature!