OKALOOSA COUNTY COURTHOUSE
101 E. James Lee Blvd., Crestview
• Phone: 850-689-5000
• Website: www.co.okaloosa.fl.us/
OKALOOSA COUNTY COURTHOUSE ANNEX EXTENSION
1940 Lewis Turner Blvd., Fort Walton Beach
• Phone: 850-651-7200

This is a rendering of the new Okaloosa County Courthouse planned to be built in Crestview.
This is a rendering of the new Okaloosa County Courthouse planned to be built in Crestview.

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
• Crestview: 302 North Wilson Street
Phone: 850-689-5030
• Fort Walton Beach: Suite 100, 1250 N. Eglin Pkwy., Shalimar
Phone: 850-651-7105
DISTRICT 1
Wayne Harris
Email: wharris@co.okaloosa.fl.us
DISTRICT 2
Carolyn Ketchel
Email: CKetchel@co.okaloosa.fl.us
DISTRICT 3
Nathan Boyles
Email: nboyles@co.okaloosa.fl.us
DISTRICT 4
Trey Goodwin
Email: tgoodwin@co.okaloosa.fl.us
DISTRICT 5
Kelly Windes
Email: kwindes@co.okaloosa.fl.us

CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
J.D. Peacock II, Clerk of Circuit Court
• Crestview: 101 E. James Lee Boulevard
Phone: 850-689-5000
• Fort Walton Beach: 1940 Lewis Turner Blvd.
Phone: 850-661-7200

COUNTY JAIL
Paul A. Lawson, Chief Correctional Officer
1200 E. James Lee Boulevard
Phone: 850-689-5690

COURT JUDGES
• Crestview: 101 E. James Lee Boulevard
• Fort Walton Beach: 1940 Lewis Turner Blvd.
Phone: Phone: 850-609-4700
Judge John Brown
Judge Michael A. Flowers
Judge Patricia Grinsted
Judge Jack Heflin
Judge Terry Ketchel
Judge T. Patterson Maney
Judge Thomas T. Remington
Judge William Stone
Judge Jim Ward

COURT SERVICES
Kelli Huckabee, Pretrial Coordinator
• Crestview: 400 N. Ferdon Blvd.
Phone: 850-689-5066
John Barnes, Forensic Mental Health Specialist
• Crestview: 400 N. Ferdon Blvd.
Phone: 850-689-7897
Dee Adams, Mental Health Court Case Manager
• Fort Walton Beach: 1940 Lewis Turner Blvd., Suite 2-007
Phone: 850-609-5044
Terrie Henderson, Drug Court Case Manager
• Fort Walton Beach: 1940 Lewis Turner Blvd., Suite 2-005
Phone: 850-651-7207
Carl Jett, Veterans Court Case Manager
• Fort Walton Beach: 1940 Lewis Turner Blvd., Suite 2-004
Phone: 850-609-5044

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
John Hofstad, County Administrator
• Shalimar: 1250 N. Eglin Pkwy.
Phone: 850-651-7515
Kathy Newby, Public Information Officer
Roland Sims Jr., Executive Assistant

COUNTY ATTORNEY
Greg Stewart
• Shalimar: 1250 N. Eglin Pkwy.
Phone: 850-651-7105

EXTENSION SERVICE
Larry Williams, Director
• Crestview: 3098 Airport Road
Phone: 850-689-5850

FACILITY MAINTENANCE
• Crestview: 5489 Old Bethel Road
Phone: 850-689-5790

COURTHOUSE MAINTENANCE
• Crestview: 101 E. James Lee Blvd.
Phone: 850-689-5794

INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Don Vanderhoek, Director
• Shalimar: 1250 N. Eglin Pkwy., Suite 303
Phone: 850-651-7570

PROPERTY APPRAISER
Pete Smith, Property Appraiser
The Bracken Building
• Crestview: 302 N. Wilson Street, Suite 201
Phone: 850-689-5900
• Shalimar: 1250 N. Eglin Parkway
Phone: 850-651-7240

PUBLIC DEFENDER
1st Judicial Circuit of Florida
The Bracken Building
• Crestview: 302 N. Wilson Street
Phone: 850-689-5580
• Shalimar: One 9th Avenue
Phone: 850-651-7350

PUBLIC SAFETY
Alvin Henderson, Director
• Niceville: 90 E. College Blvd.
Phone: 850-651-7150

RISK MANAGEMENT
Laura Porter, Director
• Crestview: 5479 Old Bethel Road
Phone: 850-689-5977

STATE ATTORNEY
William Bishop, Chief Assistant State Attorney
• Crestview: 151 Cedar Street
Phone: 850-689-5620
• Niceville: 401 McEwen
Phone: 850-833-9237
• Shalimar: 1 B 9th Avenue
Phone: 850-651-7260

SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS
Paul Lux, Supervisor of Elections
• Crestview: 302 North Wilson Street
Phone: 850-689-5600
• Shalimar: 1250 N. Eglin Pkwy.
Phone: 850-651-7272

TAX COLLECTOR
Crestview/Fort Walton Beach/Destin/Niceville/Eglin
Benjamin F. Anderson, Tax Collector
Phone: 850-651-7617
Crestview Office
The Brackin Building
302 North Wilson Street, Suite 101
Phone: 850-689-5700
Shalimar Office
1250 N. Eglin Pkwy.
Phone: 850-651-7300
Destin Office
827 Hwy. 98 East
Phone: 850-651-7300
Eglin Office
310 Van Matre Ave.
Building 210, Suite 155
Phone: 850-651-7300
Niceville Office
203 John Sims Parkway, Suite 1
Phone: 850-651-7300

TOURIST DEVELOPMENT
Ed Schroeder, Executive Director
P.O. Box 609, Fort Walton Beach
Phone: 850-651-7131
• Convention Center Operations Manager: Doug Ahern, 850-609-3800
• Convention Center Maintenance Mechanic: Donald Bass, 850-609-3800
• Convention Center Executive Assistant II: Peggy Blanton, 850-609-3800
• Custodian: Lillie Bryan, 850-609-3800
• Convention Center Maintenance Technician: Herbert Dukes, 850-609-3800
• Convention Center Security Guard: Rick Eggers, 850-609-3800
• Convention Center Maintenance Technician: Charles Farnum, 850-609-3800
• Convention Center Security Coordinator: Wesley Fields, 850-609-3800
• Convention Center Convention Services Manager: Carol Foley, 850-609-3800
• Convention Center Maintenance Supervisor: Jeff Foley, 850-609-3800
• Convention Center Maintenance Technician: John Foley, 850-609-3800
• Convention Center Sales/Marketing Coord.: Melissa Forte, 850-609-3800
• Office Associate: Cynthia Fuller, 850-651-7131
• Convention Center Events Supervisor: Lindsay Gowing, 850-609-3800
• Executive Assistant II: Diana Green, 850-651-7131
• Research & Development Manager: Nancy Hussong, 850-651-7131
• Tourist Information Analyst: Tom Kraus, 850-651-7131
• Travel Industry Sales Coordinator: Sarah Leahy, 850-651-7131
• Convention Center General Manager: Bill Leaman, 850-609-3800
• Research Assistant: Kim Lee, 850-651-7131
• Convention Center Sales/Marketing Manager: Tisha Maraj, 850-609-3800
• Convention Center Maintenance Technician: Billy Mathis, 850-609-3800
• Convention Center Events Coordinator: Stephanie Milano, 850-609-3800
• Public Relations Office Assistant: Bob Neyendorf, 850-651-7131
• Convention Center Security Guard: Michael Powers, 850-609-3800
• Convention Center Accounting Technician: Dave Reavis, 850-609-3800
• Travel Industry Sales Manager: Sherry Rushing, 850-651-7647
• Beach Project Manager: James Trifilo, 850-651-7131
• Convention Center Administrative Assistant I: Alex Whyte, 850-609-3800
• Convention Center Maintenance Technician: Derrick Williams, 850-609-3800
• Convention Center Events Coordinator: Amy Woodward, 850-609-3800

VETERANS’ SERVICES
Beatrice Love-Moore, Director
• Crestview: 601-A N. Pearl Street, Suite 100
Phone: 850-689-5922
• Shalimar: 1250 N. Eglin Pkwy.
Phone: 850-651-7258

WATER & SEWER
Jeff Littrell, Director
Fort Walton Beach: 1804 Lewis Turner Blvd., Suite 300
Phone: 850-651-7171
Non-Business Hours Emergency
Phone 850-651-7174