Commissioner Aliese P. "Liesa" Priddy

Liesa PriddyAliese P. "Liesa" Priddy of Immokalee was appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to a five-year term effective Jan. 6, 2012.

A third-generation Floridian, Priddy learned about hunting and fishing from her parents and grandparents at a young age. Commissioner Priddy owns and operates the JB Ranch in Southwest Florida. As a rancher, she has a deep understanding and respect for the culture and heritage of ranching in Florida, as well as for the value that land management and species conservation bring to her 9,300-acre working cattle ranch. 

Priddy has served on the Ave Maria Stewardship Community District since 2005, and served on the Big Cypress Basin Board from 2004 to 2010. Priddy received the 2011 Land Conservationist of the Year Award from the Florida Wildlife Federation.

Priddy received a bachelor's degree from Georgia Southern University and attended the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University.

Her term expires Jan. 6, 2017.


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