John Horan

John Horan

John Horan

District 2 Commissioner

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  • Notre Dame A.B., Cum Laude 1974
  • Notre Dame J.D. 1977

Employment Experience

  • Retired Partner — Foley & Lardner LLP

Prior Public Service

  • Seminole County Charter Review Commission - 2006
  • Seminole County Natural Lands Advisory Board - 1996
  • City of Winter Springs Planning & Zoning Board

Prior Community Involvement

  • Private Business Association of Seminole
  • Guardian Ad Litem for Dependent Children
  • Trustee, Barry University
  • Board of Advisors, Barry University School of Law
  • Associated Builders and Contractors of Florida
  • Associated General Contractors of Florida

Government Board Participation

  • Seminole County Mayors & Managers
  • 17-92 Redevelopment Planning Agency (RPA)
  • East Central Florida Regional Planning Council (ECFRPC)
  • Seminole County Historical Commission
  • MetroPlan Orlando Disadvantaged Board
  • Central Florida MetroPlan Alliance Board
  • Seminole County Public Schools Facilities Advisory Board
  • United Arts of Central Florida
  • Value Adjustment Board
  • Orlando Economic Partnership Board

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Professional Affiliations

  • The Florida Bar

Personal Information

Commissioner Horan is married to Joette Horan, a Seminole County public school teacher. They have 2 adult sons: John Ryan and James Francis. Commissioner Horan was first elected in 2010, and re-elected in 2014. He is a retired attorney having practiced law for 35 years. He has been recognized by his peers for inclusion in the 2008-2012 editions of The Best Lawyers in America®, and had a distinguished law career as a partner with the firm of Foley & Lardner LLP.

Contact Information

Please send e-mail to:
Phone: (407) 665-7205
Fax: (407) 665-7958
Board of County Commissioners
Seminole County Services Building
1101 E. First Street
Sanford, FL 32771