Kevin Roberts, County Commissioner - District 1

Contact Commissioner Kevin Roberts

Office: (863) 402-6500

Office Hours:
By Appointment

Current Term:
November 2020 - November 2024
Elected November 2020

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2019-2020 Board and Committee Assignments

Kevin Roberts has lived in Highlands County since 1975. He and his wife, Debbe Allison Roberts, live in Avon Park and have been happily married for 48 years. They have three daughters and son-in-law: Hollie Roberts, Kati Pippin, Amy and Eric Zwayer, and six grandchildren living in Sebring.

Kevin is an active member of Bible Fellowship Church in Sebring and has been for more than 15 years. He earned his bachelor’s degree from St. Leo University in 1972, and a master’s degree from Rollins College in 1981.

Kevin is the founder of the Champion for Children Foundation, a local non-profit that helps children and families in the Highlands County community. He served as its CEO from 1991-2017 and is now its chairman of the board, serving in that role since 2017.

Kevin previously worked for Highlands County government as director of Human Services for 16 years from 1991-2007, where he gained tremendous insight into the inner workings of county government. He has earned numerous awards and honors for his service to the community. As a hobby, Kevin teaches American history to his grandchildren.