Commissioner Tod Mowery is a married father of two children whose professional career spans both private and public sectors. His public experience includes time spent as an economic development director in Tennessee and 10 years in city management, including Michigan and Jupiter, Florida, where he was the assistant town manager and project coordinator for the recruitment of the Scripps Research Institute (a $670 million deal). His private sector experience includes managing and now owning a local consulting practice providing services in economic development, landscape architecture, land planning and environmental consulting.
Commissioner Mowery is very involved locally in area civic and community projects. He and his wife Deborah coordinated the children's ministry at their church, where he also served as a Deacon. Commissioner Mowery is very active in missions and humanitarian projects in Haiti, where he regularly leads teams overseas or volunteers locally with Missionary Flights. He has been an active recreation and competitive soccer coach with the local MAKO soccer program. Outside of the County Commission Board appointments, he is extremely involved in various organizations and boards as shown in the “other” list below. During his career, he also lived overseas in both Zambia Africa and in Geneva, Switzerland.
Commissioner Mowery has a bachelor's degree in business management and a master's degree in urban and regional planning from the University of Tennessee. His wife is a local teacher and an eight-year army vet (combat medic). They have been in Florida since 2005.
Boards and Committees
- Board of County Commissioners, Vice Chairman
- Erosion District, Vice Chairman
- Mosquito Control, Chairman
- Public Safety Coordinating Council
- Transportation Planning Organization
- St. Lucie County Fire District
- Treasure Coast Education Research Development Authority
- Treasure Coast Council of Local Governments
- Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council
- Value Adjustment Board
Others Boards and Committees
- Florida Association of Counties, Board member and Chair of the Federal Affairs Committee
- National Association of Counties, Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee
- Leadership St. Lucie, Class 28 (the best class), Valedictorian and class member
- Florida American Planning Association, Former Section Chair (2009-2013), representing Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie & Okeechobee Counties
- Sawgrass Lakes Homeowners Association, Board Vice Chair
- College Preparatory Academy of the Treasure Coast, Founding Board Member
- St. Lucie County Education Foundation Board
- Licensed Private Pilot
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