David Rice

Board of County Commissioners
Title: District Four
Phone: (305) 289-6000

David Rice9400 Overseas Hwy, #210
Marathon Airport Terminal
Marathon, FL 33050

David Rice has been a resident of Monroe County since 1973, when he came to the Keys to pursue a love of scuba diving. He was the founder of the Guidance Clinic of the Middle Keys, serving as its Executive Director for over 30 years before his retirement in 2006.

He previously served as the District 4 Commissioner from 2002 – 2006, re-elected to the County Commission in 2010, and in September 2014 was re-elected to serve a third term. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Guidance/Care Center; and on the Historic Florida Keys Foundation Board. He has served on many community service boards over the years, a partial listing provided here: Monroe County Housing Authority, Rural Health Network, Marathon Economic Development Council, South Florida Resource and Conservation Development Council, and a founding member of the Pigeon Key Foundation.

He has been married to his wife Mary for 52 years. They have two children, son Michael, who is an administrator with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. He and his wife, Anne, have a son, Layton. Their daughter, Lisa, lives in the Upper Keys with her long-time partner, where she works in the food service industry.

He is an avid outdoorsman, and enjoys boating, diving and fishing, hunting, and distance cycling. He enjoys restoring antique firearms, and collection and restoration.

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