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Judith Ann White Harris

Judith Ann White Harris, American occupational health nurse, educator. Registered Nurse, Florida; certified teacher, Florida. Named Outstanding Vocational Teacher Sarasota County School Board, 1985, Woman of Impact for Education, Sarasota County Commission on the Status of Women, 1995.


  • Harris, Judith Ann White was born on March 6, 1939 in Springfield, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Willis and Tennessee Belle (Poole) Martin.

  • Education

    • Student, University South Florida, 1985. Bachelor of Science/Master of Science in Psychology, University South Florida, 2000.


    • Nurse Doctor Robert Tapogna, Springfield, Ohio, 1960-1962, Springfield City Hospital, 1962-1965, Doctor Robert Beam, Springfield, 1965-1975. Educational coordinator, instructor medical assisting Sarasota Vocational Center, Florida, 1977-1982, instructor medical assisting program, chairman department, 1982-1984, 89-91, instructor health service oocupations, placement coordinator health occu, 1985-1988. Department chairman Allied Health, 1989-1995.

      Vice president Jara Villas Commous Association, since 2008. President Jora III Villas, since 2008. Board directors Florida Board Inc.

      President J.W. Harris Public Company. Cruise ship lecturer for Princess, Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruise Lines. Vice president, secretary Al Harris Pest Control, Inc. since 1996.

      Director advisory & marketing, since 2000.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Florida. Certified teacher, Florida.


    Volunteer Children's Breath Clinic, Sarasota, 1977-1979, Kidney Foundation, Sarasota, 1982, American Red Cross, Sarasota, 1976-1988. Director Special Care Unit, 1984-1988. Vice president Sons of Norway, 1993-1995.

    Choir soloist Beneva Christian Church, since 1989, deaconess, 1993-1996, elder since 1997, chairman Health Care Services Department, since 1996, vice chairman board directors, 2001-2002, chairman board, since 2002. Assistant state director Florida Good Sons, 1993-1994. Board directors Florida Board Camping Association, Inc., secretary, since 1999, newsletter editor, since 1996.

    Chairman FVA Leadership Forum, since 1992. Parish nurse and chairman health services department Beneva Christian Church, since 1995. President FVA Post President's Club, since 1999.

    1st vice president Sarasota Bay Republican Women's Club Federated, 1998-2001. Member Sarasota Tiger Bay Club, since 1999, Sarasota Homebuilders Association, since 1999. Secretary Acorn Glass Bowling League, since 2000.

    Member American Vocational Association (Outstanding Vocational Teacher region II 1985, Vocational Teacher Year 1987), Health Occupations Educators (vice chairman policy committee 1985-1986), National Association Health Occupations Teachers (vice president region II 1984-1986, president elect 1988, president 1989-1991), Florida Vocational Association (board directors 1983-1985, president 1987-1988, President award 1984, Outstanding Vocational Educator region 23 award 1982, Sarasota Mayors award 1984, Governor's Proclamation for Outstanding Teaching 1987, chairman leadership forum since 1993), Health Occupations Educators Association Florida (president 1983-1984, chairman legislation committee 1985-1993, Outstanding Teacher 1983), Sarasota County Vocational and Adult Education Association (president 1978-1980, editor newsletter 1978-1983), American Association Medical Assistants, Good Sams Inc. Florida (assistant state director district 12 1993-1995), Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary (district 3 auditor 1995-1996, eagle nurse 1995-1997, chair health care department since 1995, conductor since 1996), Sarasota Bay Republican Women's Club (life. Vice president since 1998), Women's Council Realtors (ways and means chair since 2002, correspondent secretary 2003, recording secretary 2004), Sarasota Association Realtors, Ladies of Oriental Shrine North America, Sunrise Rotary Club (Paul Harris fellow, since 2002, Rotary International Sustaining Member since 2002), Tara Country Club (society committee member) Tiger Bay Club, Delta Kappa Gamma, Phi Kappa Phi.



    Swimming, camping, knitting, sewing, biking.


    • Married Allen G. Harris, March 21, 1986. 1 child by previous marriage, Denise Marian Womble.
    • father: Willis Martin
    • mother: Tennessee Belle (Poole) Martin
    • spouse: Allen G. Harris
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