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District 1 -David E. Hazellief

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1st Vice Chair


Hazellief2017cropDavid E. Hazellief was elected to the Board of County Commission in November 2016 with a term to expire in November 2020 and is currently serving as our 1st Vice Chair.

Mr. Hazellief also served as a past Commissioner during 1996 - 2004.  

Commissioner Hazellief has completed the Florida Association of Counties Commissioner Certification Program, and he represents the Board of County Commissioners on the following Boards and Committees:

  • Avon Park Air Force Range
  • County Coalition for Lake Okeechobee
  • Economic Council 

In addition, he is the co-owner and manager of Hazellief Family Ranch, H&P Holdings, LLC and Hazellief & Prevatt Realty, Inc.  He continues to serves on other various boards throughout the community such as the Okeechobee County Cattleman's Association, Chamber of Commerce, Board of Realtors and the Okeechobee County Farm Bureau where he is currently serving as secretary.

      You may contact Commissioner Hazellief at the Okeechobee County Commission Office at 863-763-6441 or you may email  Commissioner Hazellief