Commissioner Ralph Thomas

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Cell Phone#: (850) 597-3858

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Term Ends: 2024


Commissioner Thomas is a graduate of Wakulla High School, class of 1984. He is married to Cynthia Thomas and has three children, Caleb, Holly, and Bethany. He is expecting a Grandson in November.  He attends Wakulla Springs Baptist Church.

He is currently employed by AmeriFirst Home Mortgage working as a Mortgage Loan Officer in Wakulla County since 1999. From 1997 to 1999, he was an Associate Engineer at Talla-Comm Industries in Tallahassee. From 1985 to 1997, he was a Sonar Technician and Electronics Technician in the US Navy, earning the rank of Chief Petty Officer (E-7).

He was first elected as a County Commissioner in 2012 and re-elected in 2016.  

He currently serves in the following additional roles:

     1st Vice President of the Florida Association of Counties
     Immediate Past Chairman of the Small County Coalition
     Chairman of the Wakulla County Value Adjustment Board
     Chairman of the Wakulla County Republican Party
     Vice Chairman for the Florida Association of Counties Trust
     Board of Directors for the Wakulla Chamber of Commerce 
     Wakulla Economic Development Council Member
     Wakulla BOCC Liaison to the Wakulla County Coalition for Youth
     Wakulla Representative to the Selective Service Draft Board