Mike Wells

County Commissioners
Title: Vice Chairman, District 4
Phone: (727) 847-8100

Mike Wells is a native Floridian and a 40+ year resident of Pasco County with a longstanding history of community service and advocacy.  He graduated from Ridgewood High School and studied at Pasco-Hernando State College.  Wells lives in New Port Richey and enjoys spending time with his family, boating, fishing and meeting the public through various events.


Mike’s passion is participating in many volunteer activities and supporting The Angelus, Sunrise of Pasco, and the Coastal Conservation Association.  He is a member of the National Association of Realtors, West Pasco Board of Realtors, Florida Realtors, the West Pasco Chamber of Commerce and the NRA.  He is a graduate of the Leadership Pasco class of 2006 and Leadership Tampa Bay class of 2019. 

Mike Wells was elected to the Board of County Commissioners in 2014, and served as the Vice Chairman in 2017 and Chairman in 2018.  An avid outdoorsman, Wells led a comprehensive initiative garnering state and local support to bring scalloping back to Pasco County for the first time in nearly 25 years. Residents and visitors alike enjoyed a trial scalloping season in 2018 and a 10 day season in 2019. 

Mike has been appointed as the Pasco County board representative for the Area Agency on Aging, the Early Learning Coalition of Pasco and Hernando Counties, the Pasco Economic Development Council, SMARTstart West Pasco Entrepreneur Center Advisory Board, the Property Value Adjustment Board and the Tampa Bay Estuary Program.  He also sits on the board for YMCA of the Suncoast, Alliance for Healthy Communities and ASAP, NACo's Veteran's and Military Services Committee, United Way,  Feeding Pasco’s Elderly and Public Safety & Services Advisory Committee.

Press Releases

Commissioners support proposed Forensics Training Center
If funded, the center would be located in Pasco County


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