Indian River County Tax Collector
Carole Jean Jordan currently serves as Tax Collector of Indian River County. She was elected in November 2008, re-elected in 2012, 2016 and 2020. She is the first woman to hold this constitutional office. She has updated the Tax Collector office with new technology to better serve the public and allow for implementation of state mandated full Driver Licenses services. While keeping customer service as the priority, she continues to reduce the budget and returns almost three million dollars to the County Taxing Districts annually.
During her tenure as Tax Collector, she has served in various leadership roles at the Florida Tax Collectors Association, specifically as a member and Chairman of the Legislative Committee. Additionally, then-State Senator Bill Posey (now Congressman) awarded Jordan the Florida Friend of the Taxpayer Award in 2008. As a member of Congress, Representative Bill Posey later awarded Jordan the Quality Floridian Award.
Carole Jean Jordan is a Founding Member of Maggie’s List, a Federal Political Action Committee and served a multi-year term as a Board Member of the National Republican Hispanic Assembly. Jordan has served on several international delegations, including trips to Russia, Taiwan and Hong Kong. In addition, she has appeared on MSNBC, CNN, NBC, FOX and scores of other national and international radio and television stations.