Tavares – Commissioner Leslie Campione was chosen as the Lake County Board of County Commissioners Chairman during the Board’s meeting today.
Commissioner Campione, District 4, who was previously selected as Chairman in 2018, was first elected to the County Commission in 2010. She is a Eustis native who owns her own law practice focusing on real property and business law. She is a strong proponent of economic development and free market principles, and is committed to fostering a climate for positive economic activity, small business ownership, and job creation through good planning and balanced policies that protect valuable natural resources and quality of life. She is a member of the Central Florida Expressway Authority Governing Board, and has led the work to build a new animal shelter in Lake County.
Commissioner Wendy Breeden, District 3, was again selected as Vice Chairman, serving a second year in the role. First elected in 2016, Commissioner Breeden began her career as a library coordinator in 1992, before retiring as Lake County’s Public Resources Department Director in 2016. She has served the community on the Central Florida Library Cooperative, the Florida Library Association, the State Library, the Library Services & Technology Act (LSTA) Advisory Council, and the American Library Association. She is a graduate of the Leadership Lake class of 1995.