Brandon Arrington was elected to the Osceola County Commission in 2008, to represent District 3. He is also currently representing the Commission on the Public Safety Coordinating Council, Florida Association of Counties Board, CareerSource Central Florida, Poinciana Hospital, Kissimmee Chamber of Commerce and Central Florida Commission on Homelessness.
Past duties include serving as the Chairman of the Board in 2011 and 2015. In the past, he has also assumed other leadership roles regionally, having served as Chairman of MetroPlan Orlando, Vice Chairman of Lynx, Chairman of the SunRail board, and Chairman of Workforce Central Florida and the Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board. Brandon is a Kissimmee native and a graduate of Osceola High School, where he met his wife Kristen. The commissioner is also a graduate of Auburn University, "War Eagle!"
Brandon also serves as the Executive Director of Osceola Arts, our community's local art agency, where he is proud to champion the arts and work to provide cultural outlets to our diverse community. Programs such as our 2nd grade field trip program, Arts After School Program, and our Audience of Tomorrow program.
He is a member of the Poinciana Rotary Club and a past mentor for Take Stock in Children. He also served as the past chair for Alzheimer's Walk in Kissimmee and helped fund-raise for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Relay for Life, Boy Scouts, and the YMCA. He is a proud participant in Read Across America, an annual reading motivation and awareness program for children.
Personal improvement and growth are very important to Brandon, his other education and enrichment endeavors include: Leadership Osceola, the Central Florida Political Leadership Institute, Certified County Commissioner training, Advanced County Commissioner training and MPO (Metropolitan Planning Organizations) training.
Outside of serving his community, Brandon is an animal lover (currently has 3 dogs and 2 cats) and he enjoys spending his time outdoors appreciating all that our community has to offer from our world famous lakes to our beautiful, manicured golf courses.