Breaking: League of Women Voters of Florida and Others Sue To Stop Florida’s Voter Suppression Bill

Leadership Team - Cecile Scoon, President
Cecile Scoon, President
First Vice President

Cecile Scoon received a Visual and Environmental Studies undergraduate degree from Harvard in 1981. She is currently a civil rights lawyer in Panama City, Florida. After graduating from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1984, she spent five years as an active duty Air Force JAG prosecuting in military courts-martial. She retired from the A.F. reserves as a Major in 2005.

Cecile attempts to protect the rights of those wronged at work due to their race, religion, age, disability, place of birth, or unwanted sexual advances. When not burning the midnight oil drafting lengthy pleadings, Cecile enjoys parenting her three children, as well as running, gardening, painting, and watching soccer matches with her best friend, husband, law partner, and LWV member, Alvin Peters.

Cecile currently serves the First Vice President of the LWV of Florida and a past president of the Bay County LWV. In her current capacity, she is also the chair of the state League efforts on the Restoration of Rights and previously chaired Health Care. Cecile is a proud member of the Xi Omicron Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.