Escambia County is proud to announce Vice-Chairman and District 4 Commissioner Robert Bender has been selected to serve on the Florida Association of Counties (FAC) Finance, Tax and Administration (FTA) committee and the Water and Environmental Sustainability (WES) committee by the President and Palm Beach County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay. He was also appointed to the Florida Counties Foundation Board of Directors which oversees the training and education institute for county governments.
"I am looking forward to making a positive impact on issues related to finance and environmental sustainability," said Vice-Chairman and District 4 Commissioner Robert Bender. "Escambia County will be well-represented at the Florida Association of Counties committees and the Florida Counties Foundation Board on many of the key components that make Escambia County a great place to live, play and work."
The mission of 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 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 communities and their local leaders should make the decisions that impact their community.
Escambia County Vice-Chairman and District 4 Commissioner Robert Bender Selected to Serve on FAC Committees