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Broward Commissioner Chip LaMarca Receives 2018 Commitment to Service Award

BROWARD COUNTY, FL – The Florida Association of Counties (FAC) has chosen Broward County Commissioner Chip LaMarca as the recipient of the 2018 President’s “Commitment to Service” Award.

The award is given to elected officials who demonstrate a strong commitment to addressing local issues and for their dedicated service as a FAC member.

“Representing Broward County as a FAC member over the past eight years has been a tremendously rewarding experience. The Florida Association of Counties works on behalf of Florida’s 67 counties to advocate for home rule and legislation that is vital to the quality of life for all of our residents,” said Commissioner LaMarca.

Commissioner LaMarca is Chair of the FAC Finance and Tax Policy Committee. He has served on the FAC Board of Directors, Legislative Executive Committee, Finance & Audit Committee, Urban Caucus and on various committees with the National Association of Counties. He has also completed the Certified County Commissioner (CCC) certification as well as the Advanced County Commissioner (ACC) designation. He is a 5-year FAC “Torchbearer” which is an honor bestowed upon commissioners who have completed both the CCC and ACC and have continued an elevated level of engagement in FAC programs.

“Commissioner Chip LaMarca’s unwavering commitment to local governments exemplifies the definition of a dedicated and selfless public servant. Throughout his tenure as a county commissioner, he has worked tirelessly to improve and maintain the quality of life for Floridians, and all Americans through his efforts with NACo,” said FAC President and Charlotte County Commissioner, Christopher Constance.

The Commitment to Service Award will be presented at FAC’s Annual Conference & Educational Expo Awards Luncheon, on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando in Orange County.


DATE:  June 18, 2018

CONTACT: Kimberly Maroe, Public Information Manager, Broward Commission

PHONE: 954-357-8053