Commissioner Grover C. Robinson, IV Sworn in as FAC President

On Thursday, June 19, Escambia County Commissioner Grover C. Robinson, IV was sworn in as the President of the Florida Association of Counties (FAC) at the Association’s annual conference in Orlando.

“I am looking forward to the challenge and humbled by the opportunity to work with commissioners throughout the state on behalf of our residents,” said Commissioner Robinson. “If we are proactive and united in our approach, we can develop solutions that will improve the quality of life in our respective communities, and all over the State of Florida.”

Founded in 1929, the Florida Association of Counties is a non-profit Association representing the diverse interests of Florida’s 67 counties. The Florida Association of Counties helps counties effectively serve and represent Floridians by strengthening and preserving county home rule through advocacy, education and collaboration.

As president, Commissioner Robinson will oversee the Association for one year, directing policy, advocacy and the Association’s administration.

Additionally, the President of the FAC sits on the Association’s Executive Committee. Among other duties, members of the Executive Committee oversee the administration of and provide policy guidance to the FAC Executive Director; adopt policies regarding the operation of the Association and the conduct of Association affairs; and recommend an annual budget to the Board of Directors.

The Association is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of one county commissioner from each state senate district (40); five executive officers; six county commissioners appointed at-large with no more than three of the six from counties with population of 75,000 or more; and the past presidents of the FAC.