Stephen R. Jonsson, District Three

Stephen R. Jonsson District 3

Contact Commissioner Jonsson

Party Affiliation: Republican - Elected 2016

Phone: 941-745-3705
Fax: 941-745-3790
Mailing Address:

The Honorable Stephen R. Jonsson
P.O. Box 1000
Bradenton, FL 34206


To schedule appointments, follow through on concerns, or obtain County information, you may contact Commissioner Jonsson's assistant Vida Gordon by phone at (941) 745-3721 or e-mail at



Commissioner Jonsson was born in Orange, New Jersey and is a widower after 39 years of marriage.  He has one son who is an attorney and a daughter who is a veterinarian tech.



Chatham High School, Chatham, NJ
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA (BS in Economics), 1973
University of Florida Graduate School, studies in accounting and finance


Public Service

Board of County Commissioners, Elected November 2016

  • Member, 2016-present
  • Third Vice Chairman, 2017

Manatee County Port Authority

  • Member 2016-present
  • First Vice Chairman, 2018
  • Third Vice Chairman, 2017

Sarasota Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization

  • Member 2017, 2018



Leadership Manatee Graduate
Boys and Girls Club of Manatee County for 20 years
President of the Boys and Girls Club of Manatee
Sertoma Club of Manatee
Advisory Board of Directors of Mote Marine Laboratory
Manatee Chamber of Commerce
Economic Development Council of Manatee County
Board Member of the El Conquistador Homeowners Association