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The purpose of the St. Johns County Civic Roundtable is to preserve and improve the quality of life in St. Johns County.

The Roundtable is a network of committed citizens, civic, neighborhood, community and homeowners associations who come together for the good of our County. We meet monthly to hear and discuss issues with local officials and community leaders. We are a non-partisan organization whose members have a wide range of expertise and interests. Our Committees stay abreast of issues and make recommendations to our elected leaders on issues of importance to our County and State.

Next Meeting: Monday, February 8, 2021 at 12 Noon via ZOOM video conferencing
Speaker : Sheriff Robert A. Hardwick

We are pleased to announce that St. Johns County
Sheriff Robert A. Hardwick will be our Guest Speaker.
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Sheriff Robert A. Hardwick

Sheriff Robert A. Hardwick was elected Sheriff of St. Johns County in November of 2020.

During his 26-year plus law enforcement career Sheriff Hardwick served at the Flagler County Sheriff's Office, the Florida Department of Corrections, as the Assistant Chief Investigator with the Office of the State Attorney 7th Judicial Circuit, which encompasses Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns and Volusia Counties, he supervised investigations that include; homicide, police corruption, governor assignments and special prosecutions and as the 11th Chief of Police for the St. Augustine Beach Police Department from 2013- 2020. Sheriff Robert A. Hardwick was elected Sheriff of St. Johns County in November of 2020.

A veteran of the U.S. Army and Florida Army National Guard, Sheriff Hardwick has participated in multiple deployments, Operation Desert Storm in 1990 with the 82nd Airborne Division and in Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003 and 2004 with the 53rd Infantry Brigade supporting the 5th Special Forces Group. Most recent assignment was in the Florida Army National Guard as a Platoon Trainer (TAC) at the Camp Blanding Regional Training Institute's Officer Candidate School (OCS). In 2018, after 25 years of active and national guard service, Sheriff Hardwick honorably retired.

Earning a Bachelor of Science Degree from Flagler College and a Master of Arts Degree from Barry University. A graduate of the FBI National Academy, the FBI's Florida Executive Development Seminar, and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement's Chief Executive Seminar.

In 2016 Governor Rick Scott appointed Sheriff Hardwick to the Criminal Justice and Standards Training Commission (CJSTC). As Chair for the Officer Discipline Penalty Guidelines Task Force and the Florida League of Cities' Law Enforcement Advisory Panel, (LEAP). Sheriff Hardwick serves on the Region V Training Council, St. Johns River State College Criminal Justice Academy Advisory Board, Board of Directors for the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office Police Athletic League, St. Johns County School's Academy of Law & Homeland Security, School Advisory Board for St. Joseph Academy Catholic High School while continuing  to volunteer as a local youth coach.
Sheriff Hardwick has been married to his wife for 29 years and they have two adult sons.

Click below to read Roundtable's Legislative Priorities:
2021 State Legislative Priorities
2021 County Legislative Priorities

Upcoming Meetings:

  • Monday March 8, 2021
  • Monday April 12, 2021
  • Monday May 10, 2021

Jim McLane, Chairman
Lisa McGlynn, Vice Chairman and Treasurer
Maureen Long, Secretary
Robert Olson, Member At Large

Committee Chairs:
Janet Patten, Government Affairs
John Pilecki, Education Chair

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