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District 4 - Terry W. Burroughs

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Chairman, Board of County Commission


You may contact Commissioner Burroughs at the Okeechobee County Commission Office at 863-763-6441 or by cell phone at 863-532-6036, or you may email Commissioner Burroughs

Terry W. Burroughs was elected to the Okeechobee Board of County Commissioners in   November 2018 with a term to expire in November 2022.  Commissioner Burroughs is   currently serving as Chairman to the Board. 

 Commissioner Burroughs has completed the Florida Association of Counties   Commissioner Certification Program and completed the Advanced Certification   Program. 

 Commissioner Burroughs is a retired Telecommunications Executive with over 32 years   in   the industry.  He is married to his wife, Maureen of 25 years and they have three   children   and six grandchildren.

 Commissioner Burroughs represents Okeechobee County on the following Boards and   Committees:

  • Children's Services Council
  • Florida Heartland Economic Region of Opportunity (FHERO)
  • Heartland Regional Transportation
  • Small County Coalition
  • Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee County

       In addition, he  is the Chairman of Board of Trustees of HCA Raulerson Hospital, and President of the Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee. He continues to serves on other various boards throughout the community.