Media Release

Long Announces FAC Appointments

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 10:15 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Florida Association of Counties (FAC) President and Alachua County Commissioner Rodney J. Long is pleased to announce the following Alachua County appointments to the FAC Legislative Leadership Team:

  • Alachua County Commissioner Paula M. DeLaney
    Co-vice Chair, President's Task Force on Homelessness and Hunger
  • Alachua County Commissioner Lee Pinkoson
    Co-chair, Growth, Environmental Planning and Agriculture Policy Committee
  • Alachua County Commission Vice Chair Cynthia Moore Chestnut
    Co-chair, Health & Human Services Policy Committee
  • Alachua County Commission Chair Mike Byerly
    Co-vice chair, Energy Independence Workgroup

In his letters to the commissioners Long said, "As President of the Florida Association of Counties, I would like to thank you for agreeing to serve as part of FAC's Legislative Leadership Team.  Your leadership is critical to all of us in ensuring that our diverse county family accomplishes great things and reaches broad consensus on competing interests."

For more information, contact the Communications Office at 352-374-5204.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).