President of the Florida Humanist Association and Board Member of the Humanist Society
Location: Orlando, FL
Availability: In-person and online based on scheduling availability
Jocelyn Williamson, a lifelong atheist and Humanist, is the President of the Florida Humanist Association and co-founder of the Central Florida Freethought Community (CFFC). The CFFC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization of freethinkers, Humanists, atheists, and secularists working and playing together with reason and compassion as guiding principles. She is an ordained Humanist Celebrant through the Humanist Society and serves on the national board. She also represents Humanism on the Interfaith Council of Central Florida. Jocelyn serves as a Florida Representative for the Freedom From Religion Foundation and serves as the Florida State Director for American Atheists. Jocelyn received the Freedom From Religion Foundation “Nothing Fails Like Prayer” award in 2018 for a secular invocation she offered for a Florida city council meeting.
Jocelyn, her husband and co-founder, David Williamson, along with other members of the CFFC’s board discuss atheism, Humanism, and the value of secular government in events hosted by the Interfaith Council of Central Florida, Valencia’ College’s Peace and Justice Institute, the University of Central Florida’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and the Rollins College Office of Religious Life. (www.cflfreethought.org)
Jocelyn teaches full-time as a university business instructor. Prior to working in education, she worked in international marketing. After living and working in Denmark, Japan, and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus she has settled in Central Florida where she enjoys kayaking, hiking, all things related to science fiction, the arts, and politics.
Reimbursement for travel and lodging expenses are required. Honorarium terms are best negotiated on an individual basis.
Building Local Groups: Using “QVC” to Maximize Appeal; Living Life as a Humanist (Introduction to Humanism); Invocations Locally, The Why and How of Local Invocations