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Florida Association of Counties Board of Directors

Florida Association of Counties Board of Directors

NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 1, 2014

Contact:
Jessica Welch
Office of Communications & Public Services
(850) 926-0919

Commissioner Ralph Thomas Appointed to the FAC Board of Directors

LEON COUNTY, FL – Wakulla County Commissioner Ralph Thomas was appointed to the Florida Association of Counties (FAC) Board of Directors by FAC President, Escambia County Commissioner Grover C. Robinson. Commissioner Thomas was selected to fill one of six At Large seats on the Board.

“FAC is a tremendous asset to County Governments,” said Commissioner Thomas. “Their experienced staff, dedication to advocacy of legislative issues and commitment to education allows counties to be a vital part of State Government. I am honored to represent Wakulla County on this Board.”

The FAC Board of Directors is elected based on Florida Senate districts with an additional six at-large directors appointed by the FAC President. This year the seats from even districts were up for election at the FAC Annual Business Meeting at the 2014 Annual Conference & Educational Exposition.

“The Board of Directors is the leadership of the Association, they provide operational guidance as well as strategic vision for the future of FAC,” said FAC Executive Director Chris Holley. “Commissioner Thomas’ experience as a leader in his community is a valuable asset to the Board.”

Directors are elected to serve two year terms while At Large seats are appointed annually. For more information of the governance and leadership structure of the association please visit the website at www.fl-counties.com.

 

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