The qualifying period for declaration of candidacy for FAC 2nd Vice President is now open! The deadline for submission is Friday, October 16, 2015.

The election of the 2nd Vice President will be held on Friday, November 20, 2015 at 8:30 am ET during the Closing General Session of the FAC Legislative Conference at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation in Nassau County. Only county commissioners who are registered for the conference and are physically present at the election can vote. No weighted votes are allowed for elections.

Details on eligibility and qualification requirements are now available on the FAC website, as well as examples of examples of candidacy submissions that meet these requirements. 

The following checklist should be used by interested candidates to ensure compliance:

  • Written letter declaring candidacy, address to FAC Executive Director
  • Identify office running for (2nd Vice President)
  • Postmark by October 16, 2015
  • Sent by U.S. Mail, certified and return receipt requested OR other carrier requiring signature upon delivery
  • Letter of support from BoCC
  • Resume of commissioner outlining eligibility criteria
  • Outline of prior activities and leadership roles within FAC
  • Statement of what assets the candidate would bring to FAC office 

Should you have any questions or need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact me at (850) 922-4300 or vrogers@fl-counties.com.