Board of Supervisors

Board of Supervisors


Beverly Phillips
, President 
3326 Sunrise Drive 
Sebring, FL 33872


Beverly Phillips is a dynamic leader and seasoned professional hailing from Orlando, Florida. As the Board President, she brings extensive experience in real estate and golf course management to her community. Outside of her career, Beverly enjoys bridge, volunteering, and golfing. Her adventurous spirit has led her to explore numerous countries, enriching her perspective and fostering a deep appreciation for diverse cultures.

Craig Herrick
, Vice President 

5123 Pebble Beach Drive 
Sebring, FL 33872


1st term:  January 2020 - January 2022 (2-year term)
2nd term:  January 2022 - January 2026

Craig Herrick, Vice President, is a respected leader and devoted family man. With 37 years at Caterpillar, Inc., he's mastered various roles from labor relations to purchasing. Outside work, Craig enjoys golfing, fishing, dancing, and cherishing moments with his wife, two daughters, and two grandsons. He's also a dedicated volunteer for 4-H, churches, the Paint Horse Association, and the United Way, reflecting his commitment to community service.


Ray Brooks,

5634 Matanzas Drive 
Sebring, FL 33872


1st term: September 2017 - January 2021
2nd term:  January 2021 - January 2025

Ray Brooks is a dedicated Supervisor in Sun 'n Lake, bringing years of management experience in the retail sector to his role. Originally from New York, NY, Ray holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana State University. He's happily married with three stepchildren and five grandchildren. Ray's past involvement in the Sun 'n Lake Golf Committee showcases his commitment to community engagement. With a blend of leadership skills and a passion for community development, Ray continues to make a positive impact in Sun 'n Lake.

Greg Norton Greg Norton, Supervisor 
5539 Matanzas Drive
Sebring, FL 33872


1st term:  August 2023 -

Greg Norton, Supervisor, is a seasoned manufacturing professional and active member of the Sun 'n Lake community. With over 40 years of experience, including roles as plant manager, sales manager, and division president, Greg brings a wealth of expertise to his endeavors. Outside of work, he enjoys wine tasting, travel, and competitive pickleball. Greg's commitment to both professional excellence and community involvement makes him a valued member of Sun 'n Lake.

John McLaughlin Dr. John McLaughlin, Supervisor 
4423 Mendavia Drive
Sebring, FL 33872


1st term:  January 2024 - January 2028

Dr. John E. McLaughlin, Supervisor and Director of Criminal Justice Programs at South Florida State College, is a seasoned leader in law enforcement and education. With 26 years in the Miami-Dade County Police Department, he's known for successful investigations.  Committed to enhancing the field, McLaughlin advocates for education and training for law enforcement. He resides in Sun ‘n Lake with his family.

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*Board members are subject to Florida’s Sunshine Law and Annual Financial Disclosure Reports
The Sun ‘n Lake of Sebring Improvement District
The Sun 'n Lake of Sebring Improvement District is a special improvement district (SID) which is an independent special-purpose unit of government established by ordinance 74-4, Highlands County, Florida, to finance basic services within the development, including infrastructure construction, services and maintenance. Common infrastructure improvements provided by Sun ‘n Lake Improvement District include drainage, potable water, sewer, roads and recreational facilities. SIDs are required to have a five-member elected board of supervisors.