Kenneth V. Compton  

Kenneth V. Compton was elected to the City Council for the City of Zephyrhills on April 11, 2006.  Mr. Compton is married to Cathi Compton and they have three children.  He and his family have resided in Zephyrhills since 1993.

Mr. Compton received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and his Master in Business Administration from Florida Southern College.  He earned his Juris Doctor, with honors, from Stetson University College of Law.

Mr. Compton has been active in a variety of civic organizations.  His memberships have included:  Board of Directors, Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce; Board of Directors, Daybreak Rotary; Economic Development Committee, City of Zephyrhills; Charter Revision Committee, City of Zephyrhills; Graduate of the City of Zephyrhills Government 101 Course; and Graduate of Leadership Pasco.


Charles E. Proctor  

Charles E. Proctor was born in Portland, Maine in 1964.  He graduated from Lake Region High School in Bridgeton, Maine and moved to Florida in 1989.  His second day in Florida he got a job in a car lot in Zephyrhills washing cars.  Two years later he started his own auto detailing shop at 5529 8th Street where he has been for 20 years.  His wife Angie owns and operates Angie's Embroidery at the same location for the past 10 years.  They have a 19 year old son, Michael who is serving in the United States Air Force servicing as a policeman.  His main reason for serving on the City Council is to have the opportunity to give back to a City that has been good to him and his family.  His twenty years of self-employment business experience has put him in a position to help a great City like Zephyrhills.


Lance A. Smith 

Lance A. Smith was sworn into the Zephyrhills City Council in April of 2009, his second time serving on the city council.  Smith attended high school in Zephyrhills and then obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a major in Finance and a minor in Real Estate from the University of Florida (GO GATORS!) in 1986.

Smith is a lifelong resident of Zephyrhills and his family has lived in the Zephyrhills area since the early 1800's.  Smith has a wife Tammy, who graduated from USF with a nursing degree, and three children, Chelsea (17), Amanda (15) and Jacob (6).  All of Smith's children attend public school in Zephyrhills.

Lance currently holds an active real estate brokers license and in 2003 he became a licensed contractor and formed a construction company. Smith has managed the development of over 400 lots, constructed over 50 residential units, and built over 25,000 s.f. of commercial space in the Zephyrhills area.  Smith is currently self-employed and works in real estate development, construction and sales.   Smith understands the many challenges facing small business owners.
Smith is active and has served on many different community boards and civic organizations, some of which include: Zephyrhills City Council, Zephyrhills Planning Commission, Zephyrhills Board of Adjustment, Pasco County Planning Commission, Pasco County Metro Planning Commission, Economic Development Committee, First Baptist Church Finance Committee, Kiwanis Club (past pres.), East Pasco YMCA (past president), Zephyrhills Main Street (past president), Stewart Middle School Advisory Committee (past chair) and the Zephyrhills Youth Soccer League, Club Soccer Coach (12 yrs), JV Coach Girls Soccer (4 yrs).


Ken Burgess

Born in Aurora Ill, Ken has lived in Zephyrhills since1973. He has been married to his wife Vicki for 33 years,  and they have a daughter, Courtney. After graduating from Zephyrhills High School  Ken went into the family construction business. He still is a licensed contractor and a licensed building inspector. For the past 26 years Ken has been a teacher and coach at Zephyrhills High School. He has seen two generations of Zephyrhills residents go through our schools. He enjoys all types of sports, whether it's participating in, or just watching his favorite teams.

Ken was elected to City Council in 2011.  As a member of the council he cherishes the opportunity to give back to the city he grew up in. He wants to see Zephyrhills remain a great city to work, play, and raise a family in.

Alan Knight

Alan was born in Leesburg, FL and is 68years old.  He is very proud to be a fifth generation Floridian.  He and his wife, Karen, have been married 47years and have two children, Joey and his wife Kelly, and their children Hannah, Katie and Joseph and their daughter Lisa and her husband Larry and their children Luke, Levi and Lily. Alan is a lifetime educator working mainly in Pasco county schools as a teacher, coach and administrator for 35 years. He enjoys working for his church as well as hunting and fishing. This is his first term on City Council and he hopes to provide positive responsible growth for our great city.  Alan has been a resident of Zephyrhills for almost 35years and his desire is to see Zephyrhills become one of Florida's great cities.


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