Board Members

Peggy Cox

Peggy Cox

Chairman, District 1

Education:

Butler University, Indianapolis, IN, Rollins College/Hamilton Holt School, Winter Park, FL

Employment Experience:

Realtor – 12 years, Orange County, FL, Real Estate Appraiser – 2 years, Orange County, FL, Professional Photographer – 1989-1999, Wedding/Event Photography and Landscape/Nature Photography

Prior Public Service:

Lake County Capital Facilities Advisory Committee – presently for 2 year term, Orange County Development Advisory Board – 1991-1995

Prior and Current Non-Profit Experience:

Alliance to Protect Water Resources, Inc. – Current Board Member, South Lake County Historical Society, Inc. – Current Member and Volunteer Guide, Florida Audubon Society – Board of Directors 2002-2008, Orange Audubon Society – President 1998-2002, and Conservation Chair 2002-2008, Adult Literacy League, Inc., Orlando, FL – 1989-1997; Board Member; President; and Certified Senior Tutor

Personal Information:

Lived in south Lake County for last 15 years, previously lived in Mt. Dora area and Orlando since 1968. I am widowed with one grown son and four fantastic grandchildren living in Virginia. I live in rural Green Swamp near Clermont with two dogs, two cats and one steer.

Term: November 22, 2016 – November 16, 2020

Diana M. Mullins

District 3

Education:
Bachelors

Employment Experience:
Public Schools, CEO of numerous Credit Unions and trade associations.

Prior Public Service:
Numerous charitable organizations, School Board in California and Political Boards.

Professional Affiliates:
California Credit Union League and Maryland, Virginia and DC Credit Union League

Personal Information:
Diana has lived in Lake County since 2008.

Term: November 22, 2016 – November 16, 2020

Doug Bryant

Doug Bryant

District 4

Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Masters degree in Planning, Law degree

Employment:
Presently retired, Formerly a county attorney, city prosecutor, county and city planning director, and an adjunct professor (geography) at the University of Wyoming

Prior public service:
State legislator, Various local and state boards (land use, library, services for senior citizens, others), Volunteer (presently volunteer at Trout Lake Nature Center)

Personal information:
Family – my wife, Christine, and two children
Formerly lived in Wyoming, Hawaii and Maryland
Enjoy tennis, track and field, obstacle runs, hiking, kayaking, travel, reading, visiting children and one grandchild

Term: November 18, 2014 – November 19, 2018

Amy Stone

District 5

Education:
Amy graduated with a BS in Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries from Purdue University

Employment Experience:
Owner – Aquatic Equipment and Design, Inc. 11/2014-Present, Global Specialty Sales Manager – Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems, Inc. 1/2000-10/2014

Professional Affiliates:
National Aquaculture Association Board of Directors, Aquatic Animal Life Support Operators Presidential Council

Term: November 22, 2016 – November 16, 2020

Adam Dufresne

Adam Dufresne

Vice Chairman Member At-Large

Education:
Attended Tavares High School

Employment Experience:
Lake County Sheriff’s Office 2000 till present, Town of Howey-in the-Hills Public Works 1 ½ years

Personal Information:
Married to my wife of 8 years and reside in Leesburg, FL.

Term: November 18, 2014 – November 19, 2018

Keith A. Farner

Keith A. Farner

Member At-Large

Education:
Tavares High School 1979
Lake Sumter Community College 1981
Florida State University 1983

Employment Experience:
Keith has been working Lake County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Officer for the last 25 years.

Prior Public Service:
Member of the Harris Chain of Lakes Council and Code Enforcement Board Member

Government Board Participation:
Past Member of the Lake County Water Authority Board

Personal Information:
Married to Betsy for 28 years, Three Children – Amber, Adam, Alyssa

Term: November 22, 2016 – November 16, 2020

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