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Jack L. Richie, County Commissioner District 4

Contact Commissioner Richie (View Map)

Email jrichie@hcbcc.org

Office: 863-402-6500

Cell: 863-464-0026

Fax: 863-402-6835



Term: November 2010 November 2018

Elected November 2010.

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2016 Board and Committee Assignments

County Coalition for Lake Okeechobee Protection - Voting Member

Heartland Workforce Board - Voting Member

South Florida Water Management District - Liaison                          

Long Range Transportation Committee- Liaison                   

Veterans Services Advisory Board - Liaison
Highlands County Lakes Association - Liaison
Heartland Regional Transportation Planning Organization - Voting Member


Commissioner Richie vacationed and enjoyed family time in Highlands County with his four children back in the 1960's. After buying a home in 1985 his plans were to enjoy beautiful Highlands County on a more permanent basis. He is a Chartered Life underwriter and has run a successful insurance services agency for over three decades. Commissioner Richie has made volunteering in Highlands County a priority.

As a volunteering citizen since 1987 here are some of his accomplishments:

Chairman Highlands County Homeowners Association Member Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce Member (LIMC) Lake Istokpoga Management Committee Member Local Mitigation Strategy/Working Group Chairman Highlands County Impact Fee Review Committee Member Veterans Council Highlands County Member Construction Licensing, Enforcement and Appeals Board Member Highlands County Water Advisory Committee Member Advisory Committee Kissimmee Basin Water Supply Plan Member Highlands County Fire Services Task Force Member Highlands County Republican Party Executive Committee Received Master Conservation Certification from Highlands County Soil and Water Conservation District President Sun-n-Lakes of Lake Placid Volunteer Fire District Highlands County Community Liaisons for Congressman Tim Mahoney Member Board of Directors Highlands County Lakes Association Member Highlands County Lakes Association, Tourist Tax Committee Member Tourist Develop Commission

He lives in Lake Placid and has 4 children and 8 grandchildren.