Meet your Commissioner

 District 4 - Commissioner Trey Goodwin


Robert A. “Trey” Goodwin III is an Okaloosa native who attended local schools and graduated from Choctawhatchee High School. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Building Construction from the University of Florida in 2001, and his Juris Doctor degree from the Florida State University School of Law in 2005.

Trey founded the law firm Goodwin Law Group and represents clients in the areas of real estate, construction, estate planning, and probate law.  Trey also gained significant experience in public service leadership as a member of the Fort Walton Beach City Council (2011 – 2014); and as County Commissioner for District 4 since November 2014.

Additionally, Commissioner Goodwin is a personal watercraft safety advocate starting conversations with the community and seeking solutions for the safety of our waterways.

Commissioner Goodwin was the 2023 Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners.

Trey lives in Fort Walton Beach with his wife, Krystle and their children, daughter Alexia and son Robert. 

Commissioner Goodwin is liaison officer for the following departments and community organizations:

  • Water and Sewer,
  • Value Adjustment Board (VAB)
  • First Judicial Circuit
  • Board of Trustees of Law Library
  • Tax Collector
  • Supervisor of Elections
  • Military Relations (Hurlburt) 
  • Walton/Okaloosa/Santa Rosa Regional Utility Authority (RUA)
  • Okaloosa County Director on Gulf Consortium
  • Choctawhatchee Bay Estuary Coalition