Supervisor Dr. John H. Causey, grew up in Palm Beach County. After receiving a degree from University of Florida, he continued his education at Auburn University where he earned a degree in Veterinary Medicine. Upon graduation Causey served in the United States Air Force Veterinary Corp stationed in SE Asia.
When discharged from the military, he returned to Florida to practice Veterinary Medicine in Stuart, Belle Glade, and later settled in Lake Placid, Florida. For 32 years Causey practiced veterinary medicine and surgery at Citrus Animal Clinic in Lake Placid.
He and his wife of 45 years, Jessie Ann Sheffield of Pahokee, have two grown children; Joanna, a CPA living in Valrico, Florida and Kathryn a commercial real estate broker in Birmingham, Alabama. They have been blessed with four grandsons. Even though Dr. Causey isn’t practicing anymore, he stays busy managing a family citrus and cattle operation in Hardee, Desoto, and Highlands Counties. He has served on the District Board for several years and is also active in the Highlands County Cattlemen’s Assoc., and the Heartland Agriculture Coalition.