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Tyler

TYLER MORRIS

Executive Director

at The ILRC since 2006
(904) 399-8484 x.302
TylerM@theILRC.org

EDUCATION

University of North Florida (2007)
BAE Special Education- Deaf Studies

University of North Florida (2015)
MBA- Marketing

AWARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS

University of North Florida (2018)
Young Alumni Achievement Award

Jacksonville Jaguars (2017)
EverBank Builds Community Champion

City of Jacksonville (2014)
Community Leadership Award

Ethics in Advertising (2013)

Jacksonville's 30 under 30 (2012)

Leadership Lake County (2003)
Human Understanding and Inclusion Award

TYLER MORRIS

Executive Director

"Do good; Do it well."

Tyler Morris is the Executive Director of the Independent Living Resource Center.

Morris completed his undergraduate and graduate work at the University of North Florida. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Special Education- Deaf Studies and Master’s degree in Business Administration. He began working with people with disabilities, in 1996, at the Caribbean Christian Center for the Deaf. Morris’ passion is rooted in studying, understanding and building nonprofits to better serve the community.

In 2018, Morris was appointed by Governor Scott to the Florida Independent Living Council where he serves as the State's Network of Centers Representative. Morris is a current board member of the Florida Association of Centers for Independent Living and member of the University of North Florida's Exceptional Student Education Committee. Morris served the City of Jacksonville as Chairperson for the Mayor's Disability Council, under both Peyton and Brown administrations. He has been recognized as Jacksonville’s 30 under 30, received the Jacksonville Jaguars' EverBank Builds Community Champion Award and the University of North Florida's Young Alumni Achievement Award. Morris lives in the historic Riverside.

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THE REASON WHY

I WORK AT THE ILRC

My personal and professional guideposts align with the foundation and mission of the agency.