Bill Truex, the current Chairman of the Charlotte County Commission, has been announced as the president of the Florida Association of Counties board of directors for the 2023-2024 term.

Truex has been serving as the Chairman of the Charlotte County Commission for the past three years, having initially been elected to the board in 2012 and subsequently re-elected twice. He has also been a member of the FAC’s Executive Committee since 2020.

Expressing his gratitude, Truex stated, “It is both a privilege and a profound honor to assume the role of president of the Florida Association of Counties. As we strive to build a thriving and inclusive Florida, it is crucial that we prioritize the core pillars that make us strong: our economic stability, environmental responsibility, and the well-being of our people. As your president, I pledge to listen to your concerns, aspirations, and ambitions for your counties. This presidency is not just mine; it belongs to all of us.”

Truex is joined on the FAC Executive Committee by President-Elect Terry Burroughs, First Vice President Michelle Lincoln, Second Vice President Rene Flowers, and Immediate Past President Lee Constantine.

Ginger Delegal, the Executive Director of the FAC, praised Truex as an exemplary public servant and highlighted his achievements within the association. She expressed her anticipation for his continued success in his new position.

The board of directors of the association comprises one county commissioner from each of the 40 Florida Senate districts.