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Commissioner Bill Truex - District 3

Bill Truex

Birthplace: Indiana

Education:

B.A. Economics, Indiana University
Certified County Commissioner, Florida Association of Counties, 2014
Advanced Certified County Commissioner, 2015
 

Public Service:

Re-elected as Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners, 2016
Re-elected as Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners, 2015
Elected as Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners, 2014
Elected as Vice Chairman of Board of County Commissioners, 2013
Elected to Board of County Commissioners, 2012
Charlotte County Board of Zoning Appeals, 2009 - 2012
Baseball Umpire – Charlotte County Volunteer – 18 years
 

Work Experience:

Has worked in the corporate world for Roll Coater (a division of Arvin Industries), AT&T and Roadway Express prior to moving to Florida. Has been involved in real estate and construction for the majority of his career. Obtained state certified builders license and is the President and Owner of Truex Preferred Construction, which has been in business in Englewood since 2005.

Current Committees:

Florida Association of Counties, District 30 Representative, 2015 - present
National Association of Counties (NACo) Veterans and Military Services Committee, 2015 - present
National Association of Counties (NACo) Public Safety Committee, 2015 - present
Florida Association of Counties Public Safety Committee, Co-Vice Chair, 2015 - present
Immigration Reform Task Force
Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee
Charlotte County Finance Committee
Building Industry Oversight Committee
Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program Policy Committee
Public Safety Coordinating Council
Criminal Justice Behavioral Health Advisory Committee
Florida Department of Juvenile Justice Advisory Board
National Association of Counties "Stepping Up Initiative," 2015 - present
Southwest Florida Juvenile Justice Council
Arts & Humanities Council
Chairman, Tourist Development Council
Chairman, Value Adjustment Board
Chairman, Emergency Management Subcommittee
Alternate member, Charlotte County Veterans Council
Alternate member, Peace River/Manasota Regional Water Supply Authority
Alternate member, Florida Gulf Consortium 
Alternate member, Metropolitan Planning Organization
Alternate member, Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council
Alternate member, West Coast Inland Navigation District
Alternate member, Beaches & Shores Advisory Committee
Alternate member, Affordable Housing Advisory Committee
Alternate member, Environmentally Sensitive Lands Oversight Committee
Alternate member, Marine Advisory Committee
 

Memberships:

National Association of Counties
Florida Association of Counties
Small Counties Coalition
Chair, Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA) Governmental Affairs Chair, 2012
President, Englewood Cape Haze Area Chamber President, 2012
Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office Citizens Academy Graduate, 2011
Excellence in Business Award from Englewood Cape Haze Area Chamber, 2011
President, Charlotte DeSoto Building Industry Association, 2010
Englewood Chamber President’s Award, 2010
Vice President, Florida Home Builders Association Area VI, 2009 - 2011
Director, National Association of Home Builders
Director, FHBA
Board Member, Englewood Cape Haze Chamber of Commerce, 1996-1998 and 2007-2013
Justice and Public Safety Policy Steering Committe
Community Task Force of Charlotte County
 

Accomplishments:

Florida Home Builders Association – Remodeler of the Year, 2015
Presidential Advocacy Award, Florida Association of Counties, 2015
Presidential Advocacy Award, Florida Association of Counties, 2014
Englewood Sun Readers’ Choice Award - Remodeling Contractor, 2011
Charlotte Sun Readers’ Choice Award - Remodeler of the Year, 2010
Charlotte-DeSoto Building Industry Association Builder of the Year, 2010
Florida Home Builders Association Pinnacle Builder of the Year, 2010
Nova Award from Englewood Cape Haze Chamber of Commerce, 2006

 

Email Commissioner Bill Truex at: Bill.Truex@CharlotteCountyFL.gov
or
Contact his assistant at: assistant@charlottefl.com

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