On Tuesday morning, August 2, 2011, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd was elected to serve as the 2011-2012 Florida Sheriff’s Association Secretary. He was installed Tuesday night during the closing ceremony of the FSA Annual Conference, held in Daytona Beach, Florida. Sheriff Judd will hold the FSA Secretary position for one year.
This position marks the third position of FSA leadership for Sheriff Judd. He has served as FSA Board Chair and Treasurer. The Secretary position is the next step in the leadership progression to FSA President.
There are five officers on the FSA Board. They are the President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Immediate Past President. These members are elected each year at the Annual Summer Conference by all member Sheriffs present.
The 2011-2012 slate of officers, elected by the Florida Sheriffs is:
President, Volusia County Sheriff Ben Johnson
Vice President, Highland’s County Sheriff Susan Benton
Secretary, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd
Treasurer, Sheriff David Shoar, St. Johns County
Past President, Hamilton County Sheriff Harrell Reid
The Florida Sheriffs Association is a not-for-profit 501(c) 3 corporation made up of the 67 Sheriffs of Florida, approximately 3,500 business leaders and 130,000 citizens throughout the state.