Commissioner Cheryl Grieb
Commissioner Grieb was elected to the County Commission in November 2014. She represents District 4, which includes parts of the cities of Kissimmee and St. Cloud.
Commissioner Grieb was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Following her father’s sudden passing from a massive heart attack, her recently widowed mother moved her and her three brothers to Florida when she was six.
Living in Kissimmee since second grade, Commissioner Grieb has always been involved in her community which is something her mother instilled in her from a young age.
She was appointed as the 2019 Chairwoman for the Board of County Commissioners. She also represents Osceola County as the MetroPlan Chairwoman. Commissioner Grieb serves on the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness, the Toho Water Authority Board, and the Congress of Regional Leaders. These appointments mesh well with her passion for ensuring that Osceola grows in a way that is economically feasible and sustainable and with her career as a Real Estate Broker.
Commissioner Grieb obtained her real estate license in 1986 and at age 24, following in her mother’s footsteps, she purchased her mother’s real estate company, Pioneer Realty, in 1991. By age 30, she opened her second real estate company, Olde Kissimmee Realty, which specializes in historic properties for residential and commercial use in downtown Kissimmee and St. Cloud.
She is presently a member of the Downtown Kissimmee Area Council for the Chamber of Commerce, a member of NAR Smart Growth Advisory Board, a member of the Nine County Coalition Board, a member of the Water Resources Advisory Committee (WRAC), past chairperson of the Tourist Development Council, past chairperson for GOPEP, and past chairperson of the East Central Florida Regional Planning Council.
She is also Past President of the Osceola County Association of REALTORS where she received the Realtor of the Year award in 2001. She is a graduate of Leadership Osceola. At the state level, she is the past chairperson for the Smart Growth Council for the Florida Association of Realtors and has served on the State and Local Taxation Committee.
In 2008 she was elected to the Kissimmee City Commission and served as Vice Mayor before becoming an Osceola County Commissioner.