McKinlay Appointed To National Association Of Counties Board

The Florida Association of Counties Board of Directors voted unanimously to appoint Palm Beach County Mayor Melissa McKinlay as its Florida appointee on the National Association of Counties (NACo) Board of Directors. Beginning Nov. 15, she will fill the unexpired term of Broward County Commissioner Chip LaMarca. She will join Miami-Dade County Commissioner Sally Heyman as one of Florida’s two board members.

McKinlay is currently the first vice president of the Florida Association of Counties. Active in NACo since 2015, she is the chair of the NACo Agricultural and Rural Affairs Policy Steering Committee. McKinlay has served as vice chair of the Agricultural and Rural Affairs Steering Committee, president of the Women of NACo Leadership Network and has participated as a NACo conference panelist on the opioid epidemic several times.

The National Association of Counties (NACo) unites America’s 3,069 county governments. Founded in 1935, NACo brings county officials together to advocate with a collective voice. More information can be found at