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Peggy Choudhry

Peggy Choudhry

Peggy Choudhry

Vice Chair, Commissioner District 1

(407) 742-2000


Current Term: 11/2020 - 11/2024

Peggy Choudhry, a local politician who defied all odds and shook up the political landscape in 2016. Coming from humble beginnings, she ran for office for the first time and emerged victorious, defeating a two-term incumbent. Since then, Commissioner Peggy Choudhry has proven to be a force to be reckoned with.

From day one in office, Commissioner Choudhry hit the ground running, fueled by her commitment to amplifying the voices of the people. Recognizing the need for direct citizen engagement, she wasted no time in creating a Citizens Committee, a Business Committee, and even a Student Committee.

Commissioner Peggy Choudhry believes technology is the future and makes it a point to provide information and communication with constituents.  You will find her on many social media platforms which includes but not limited to: Youtube, Instagram, Tiktok, Thred, Twitter, Snapchat, and more ensuring that she connects with constituents through various platforms.

Commissioner Choudhry's dedication didn't stop there. She wanted to make sure everyone knew her office is a public office and it belongs to the public. She quickly opened her doors for aspiring student interns eager to learn about county government. This act has paved the way for countless future leaders to gain invaluable experiences that will shape their lives forever.

In addition to serving as Vice Chair of the Board of County Commissioners, Commissioner Peggy Choudhry is a true multitasker. She actively serves on the boards of various organizations.  Furthermore, she dedicates her time to volunteering for numerous non-profit organizations across Osceola County, selflessly giving back to the community she loves.

Peggy's passion for community service dates back to her early years in Providence, Rhode Island. Even at the age of 13, she founded a non-profit organization dedicated to keeping kids off the streets—an achievement that made her the youngest founder in history. Throughout high school and college, she continued to make a difference in her community, earning recognition as one of the first Feinstein Scholars for her compassion, dedication to public service, and unwavering determination.

Born and raised in Providence, Rhode Island, Peggy Choudhry carries her rich heritage and cultural background with pride. Her parents, immigrants from South America, instilled in her a deep appreciation for her roots, language, and traditions. After completing college, she embarked on a career with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, initially as an Immigration Officer and quickly rising to the position of Adjudications Officer with Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Orlando district office.

After dedicating several years to federal law enforcement, Peggy made a bold decision to follow in her father's footsteps and become a business owner. She successfully managed a small hotel on U.S. 192 in District 1 for many years. Today, alongside her political responsibilities, she and her family continue to be a proud small business owner, exemplifying her entrepreneurial spirit and a proud resident of Osceola County for over 22 years.

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