commissioner john grogan
So Their Sacrifice is Never Forgotten
Commissioner John Grogan has been actively involved in the Central Florida community, particularly Ocoee, since moving to Ocoee in February 1998. He has served on the Citizen Advisory Council for the Ocoee Police Department, Ocoee Neighborhood Restorative Justice Program, Ocoee Community Merits Awards Board, Central Florida Law Enforcement Emerald Society, Ocoee Parks and Recreation Committee, and Walt Disney’s VoluntEARS Program.
Commissioner Grogan successfully completed the Ocoee Citizen Police Academy and was requested to return to teach on volunteering. Since 2007, he has been awarded the Presidential Volunteer Service Award from The White House. He has also received the Partners in Excellence Award, a lifetime achievement award, from Walt Disney World.
Commissioner Grogan earned his Associate of Arts degree from Valencia College, where he is continuing his education toward a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business while attending engineering and economic classes. He holds a National Quality Auditing Certification from the Quality Council of Indiana. Commissioner Grogan is a member of a Phi Theta Kappa (National Honor Society) and has maintained a position on the President’s List from 2009. He has also earned a Bronze Certificate of Achievement from the National League of Cities for successful completion of the Bronze Leadership Program. Commissioner Grogan has also received the Advanced Institute of Elected Municipal Officials Certificate from the University of Central Florida, John Scott Dailey Florida Institute of Government.
Commissioner Grogan is currently serving on the National League of Cities Small Cities Council Committee, the National League of Cities Finance, Administration, and Intergovernmental Relations (F.A.I.R.) Committee, and the Florida League of Cities Growth, Management & Economic Affairs Police Committee.
When not serving as the City of Ocoee District 1 Commissioner, you will find Commissioner Grogan at Walt Disney World, where he is employed as a Quality Auditor in Worldwide Safety Assurance. He has been married to Michelle since 2001 and they have a daughter, Isabella. Commissioner Grogan also has two older children, Amanda and Harrison.