The Florida Association of Special Districts held its annual conference June 10-14 in Fort Lauderdale and presented Indian Trail Improvement District Supervisor Ralph Bair with the Certified District Official (CDO) designation as part of the association’s annual graduating class.
The CDO program is offered through FASD and is open to all elected officials from special districts in Florida. The CDO designation requires the completion of 32 hours of training in contract management, strategic planning, board relations with district manager and staff, public relations, intergovernmental affairs/agreements, financial management and audits, the legislative process, and election, ethics and sunshine law.
Bair is currently serving as the assistant secretary of the Indian Trail Improvement District. Bair has previously served numerous times as president, vice president and treasurer during his multiple terms.
He has also served in the Acreage/Loxahatchee Rotary Club, the Royal Palm Beach Jaycees, American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life and the Acreage Landowners’ Association.
Bair participated in the certified district official program along with other elected officials and attended FASD meetings throughout the year.