John Mitten

John Mitten
Counties Represented

John Mitten of Brooksville is the franchise owner of Chick-fil-A in Spring Hill.

Mitten was appointed to the Governing Board in October 2020. His term expires March 1, 2024.

Mitten earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from Florida State University.

Mitten has been a franchise owner of Chick-fil-A in Hernando County for more than 17 years. He was also appointed by former Governor Rick Scott to serve on the Hernando County Commission. He was appointed to serve District 4 in 2017 and appointed again in 2018 to serve District 1.

Mitten is an active member of his church as well as volunteers on numerous boards and committees, including Pasco-Hernando State College (gubernatorial appointment), the Greater Hernando Chamber of Commerce, Hope Children’s Home, Bible Basics International, Jericho Road Ministries and The Restoration Center of Florida.

Mitten is a commissioned Kentucky Colonel, which is the highest title of honor bestowed by the Governor of Kentucky and recognizes individual’s noteworthy accomplishments and outstanding service to the community, state and nation.

Mitten represents Hernando and Marion counties.


Committee Assignment
Operations, Lands and Resource Monitoring Committee 

Standing Committee Liaison
Environmental Advisory Committee