City of Jacksonville

Faye Rustin
At-Large, Group 1

Former Council Member Faye Rustin 7/1/1999-6/30/2003

Faye Rustin was first elected to the Jacksonville City Council in 1999 and served as the Chaplain to the City Council for the 02/03 year. She was re-elected to the City Council in 2003 and served until she resigned in 2005.

During her tenure on the Council, Rustin served on the following standing committees:

  • Finance
  • Government Performance, Audit, Technology & Education (Chair 03/04)
  • Land Use & Zoning (Chair 02/03)
  • Public Health, Safety & Utilities
  • Public Health & Safety (Chair 99/00)
  • Public Services, Technology & Utilities
  • Recreation & Community Development
  • Rules
  • Transportation, Environment & Energy
  • Urban Affairs & Planning

Her special committee assignments were:

  • Jacksonville Waterways Commission (Vice Chair 99/00 & 00/01)
  • Special Committee on Cecil Field Redevelopment
  • Special Committee on City Employee Health Benefits
  • Special Committee on Economic Development Incentives
  • Special Committee on Legislative Issues (Chair 04/05)
  • Value Adjustment Board

She also served as the City Council liaison to the:

  • Jacksonville Airport Authority
  • Jacksonville Economic Development Commission
  • Jacksonville Port Authority
  • Military/Veterans' Affairs
  • Zoological Society Board of Directors

Her civic and business affiliations include:

  • Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce where she is a member of
    • Cornerstone
    • North Council
    • Area Council Committee
    • Small Business Recruitment Standing Committee
    • Military Affairs Task Force
    • Governmental Affairs
    • Small and Minority Business committees
  • The EDEN Group (Economic Development and Enhancement of the Northside)
  • First Coast Manufacturers Association
  • North Jacksonville Rotary
  • The Republican Party of Duval County
  • President (1999-2000), Northside Business Leaders, Inc. (formerly Northside Businessmen's Club)
  • Jacksonville Community Council, Inc. (JCCI)
  • Associated General Contractors
  • Northside Civic Association
  • Jacksonville Urban League
  • Tiger Bay Club
  • JaxPride

Previously, Rustin served as a member of the Mayor's Small Business Commission, the North Citizens' Planning Advisory Committee (CPAC), and chair of the Existing Business Committee for the Mayor's Economic Summit. She was also president of the Chamber's North Council and was a recipient of the North Council's Small Business Leader of the Year Award.

Rustin has lived in Jacksonville since 1985. She was born in Toombs County, Georgia and is a graduate of Toombs Central High School, Swainsboro Tech, Ruth Greene School of Real Estate and Denise Carol School of Adult Modeling.

Rustin is a small business owner and she is a member of the North Jacksonville Baptist Church. She and her husband, John Logan, reside in North Jacksonville.