FAC Recognizes Leon County Commissioners for Commitment to Public Service and Leadership

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 | 

FAC Recognizes Leon County Commissioners for Commitment

to Public Service and Leadership

 

The Florida Association of Counties (FAC) recently recognized Leon County Commissioners for their commitment to public service and leadership during the Association’s recent virtual Annual Business Meeting.

Leon County Commissioners were recognized by FAC for the following achievement:

  • Presidential Advocacy Award – given annually to those county commissioners from around the state who have shown exceptional leadership in partnering with FAC to advance the legislative agenda of counties.
    • Commissioner Bryan Desloge
    • Commissioner Kristin Dozier
    • Commissioner Jimbo Jackson
    • Commissioner Rick Minor
    • Commissioner Bill Proctor

In addition, the following Leon County Commissioners were appointed to certain FAC and Institute for County Government (ICG) committees or boards:

  • Commissioner Bryan Desloge
    • Legislative Executive Committee
    • COVID-19 Ad Hoc Committee
  • Commissioner Kristin Dozier
    • Chair of the Institute for County Government Board
  • Commissioner Nick Maddox
    • Executive Committee
    • Legislative Executive Committee
    • COVID-19 Ad Hoc Committee
  • Commissioner Rick Minor
    • Vice-Chair of the COVID-19 Ad Hoc Committee

“It’s our duty as commissioners to stand up for our community, to fight to preserve the unique aspects of where we live, work and play,” said FAC Immediate Past President and Leon County Commissioner Nick Maddox. “This responsibility is only heightened during the Legislative Session where hundreds of bills are heard that directly impact that quality of life.”

For more than 85 years, the Florida Association of Counties has represented the diverse interests of Florida’s counties, emphasizing the importance of protecting home rule – the concept that government closest to the people governs best. The Florida Association of Counties helps counties effectively serve and represent Floridians by strengthening and preserving county home rule through advocacy, education and collaboration.

For more information, contact Mathieu Cavell, Leon County Community and Media Relations, at (850) 606-5300 / CMR@LeonCountyFL.gov.

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