Council Member Mike Holmes

Council Member Mike Holmes

Mike HolmesPosition:             Council Member
Current Term:  04-01-15 to 03-31-19
Previous Term(s):
03-11-14 to 03-31-15
04-01-07 to 03-31-11
04-01-03 to 03-31-07
Phone:             (850) 243-2258

Mike Holmes has lived in the local area his entire life. He graduated from Choctawhatchee High School in 1974, and has been married to his high school sweetheart, Lynda, for over 40 years.  They have 3 daughters who also graduated from local high schools.

Mike has worked in the family business, Holmes Auto Repair, since junior high school. His father, Jesse Holmes, started the business in Fort Walton Beach in 1959.

He attends Shoreline Church in Fort Walton Beach where he serves as an Elder.

Mike served two previous terms as a Council Member from 2003-2011, and was appointed to fill a vacancy from 2014-2017. He was elected to fill his current position in 2017.  During those years, he served on the Fire Fighter’s Pension Board, Code Enforcement Board, Economic Development Council, Tourist Development Council, Transportation Planning Organization, Regional Transportation Planning Organization, and Mayor Pro-Tem.

Mike enjoys serving the citizens of Fort Walton Beach, his home town.

 Board & Committee Appointments:

Okaloosa County Tourist Development Council
Community Redevelopment Agency Board