Commissioner Harvey Ward
Term 1 - 2017-2020
Elected in March 2017, Harvey Ward, Jr. is a native of Gainesville and a graduate of Eastside High, Santa Fe College and the University of Florida.
Harvey has worked in the Gainesville non-profit community for decades, both professionally and as a volunteer. He formerly served as Executive Director of the Holy Trinity Episcopal Foundation and worked in development at WUFT-TV/FM.
Harvey is married to Gillian Lord-Ward, and they have three sprightly daughters, Resli (12), Lela (9) and Kennedy (5).
Committees: Commissioner Ward currently serves on the Empowerment Center Oversight Advisory Board and the Joint Gainesville/Alachua County Water Policy Committee.