Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm
Reporter – News Analyst
June 27, 2019 7:00 a.m.
The Florida Association of City Clerks (FACC) elected new officers and directors at its annual conference and academy in St. Augustine this week.
Fernandina Beach City Clerk Caroline Best was elected to the position of FACC Northeast Director. She will join six other clerks selected to represent regions of the state on the FACC Board. Ms. Best said, “I am honored to have been elected by this prestigious and professional organization to serve as Northeast District Director for the 2019/2020 term.”
Caroline Best has served as Fernandina Beach’s City Clerk since 2014. Before assuming that position she also served in the city’s Building Department and in the Legal Department.
The FACC is comprised of more than 600 municipal clerks representing Florida’s cities, towns, villages and special districts, the FACC Board of Directors provides organizational leadership and guidance to the association and its members.
The Board of Directors provides organizational leadership and guidance to the association and consists of 11 members including the president, president-elect, vice president, immediate past president and seven district directors representing the state’s regions. Each member of the board will serve a one-year term.
Created in 1972, the FACC is Florida’s professional association for city clerks and deputy clerks. The association is affiliated with the International Institute of Municipal Clerks, the Florida League of Cities and the Florida Institute of Government.