Position: Council Seat 3
Term(s): Appointed 01-22-13 to 03-31-13
Elected: 04-01-13 to 03-31-15
Re-elected: 04-01-15 to 03-31-19
John Mead is an area native who attended local schools and graduated from Choctawhatchee High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Flagler University in 2002, and a Juris Doctor degree from Florida Coastal School of Law in 2005.
John practices law in the family’s real estate and business law practice, the Mead Law Firm, which has been located in Fort Walton Beach since 1980.
John lives in Fort Walton Beach with his wife Shelly and their children, Land and Lilly.
He has been active and involved in our community for many years and has participated in numerous organizations and activities such as Rotary, All Sports Association, Krewe of Billy Bowlegs and the Northwest Florida Bar Association.
Board & Committee Appointments:
Northwest Florida Fair Board
Okaloosa Gas Board
Regional Utility Authority
CRA Board of Commissioners 04-01-15 to 03-31-19 (Appointed by City)