Councilman Parker Destin

Current Term


Biographical Information

Dewey “Parker” Destin is a 6th generation Floridian and life-long resident of Destin, Florida. Parker grew up commercial fishing and operating restaurants with his family before receiving a business degree from the University of Tampa in 2007. Parker graduated from law school in 2012 and practices law in Ft. Walton Beach. Parker currently serves as a gubernatorial appointee to the Mid-Bay Bridge Authority, member of the NWFL TPO, and is active in local environmental organizations as a member of the Emerald Coast Reef Association.

Council Appointments to Local & Regional Committees

  • Northwest Florida League of Cities - Alternate Appointee
  • Northwest Florida Regional Transportation Planning Organization
    - Alternate Appointee
  • Okaloosa County Tourist Development Council - Primary Appointee
  • Okaloosa-Walton Transportation Planning Organization - Primary Appointee