Diane Hutchings

Commissioner Diane Hutchings (Republican) is serving her second term as a County Commissioner representing District Three. Hutchings currently serves as Vice Chair of the Board of County Commissioners and the North Florida Transportation Planning Organization.

Diane was elected in 1993 to the Green Cove Springs City Council and she completed two terms as well as serving as Vice Mayor and Mayor during her tenure. In 2008, Diane was elected county wide to the County Commission for the at-large seat that was later removed.

Diane is the Managing Director of First Florida Investment Services, holds a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation, is certified in Long-Term Care Planning (CLTC) and has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. She is a FINRA Series 7, 63 and 65 Registered Representative with LPL Financial, a Member FINRA/SIPC and is Life/Health/Variable Annuity licensed in Florida and Georgia. Prior to joining First Florida Investment services, Mrs. Hutchings was previously affiliated with Soloman Smith Barney and Prudential Financial.

Diane has dedicated herself to serving her community in many roles. She is currently a member of Orange Park Sunrise Rotary, a Trustee on the Board of Orange Park Medical Center and a Precinct Committee Woman on the Clay County Republican Executive Committee. Other  volunteer organizations she has served include Clay Women in Business, Clay Family Policy Forum, Clay County Chamber of Commerce Board, the Clay County Economic Development Board, Clay County Tourism Development Board, Clay County Transportation Advisory Committee and the Clay County School District Health Education Advisory Council.

Diane, Brett (her husband of 34 years), daughter Ashley, husband Adam Gilhousen and sons (Aiden, Brantley and Caleb) and son Kyle, wife Tiffaney and daughters (Raegan and Claire) all reside in Clay County.


2015/2016 Committee Assignments

  • Chairman, 2015/2016 Clay County Board of County Commissioners
  • CareerSource Northeast Florida Consortium
  • North Florida Transportation Planning Organization