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Commissioner Ken Doherty - District 1
Ken Doherty


Birthplace:
Lynn, Massachusetts

Education:

B.S., Civil Engineering, University of New Hampshire, 1972
Certified County Commissioner, Florida Association of Counties, 2014
Advanced Certified County Commissioner, 2015
 

Public Service:

Elected as Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners, 2013
Elected to Board of County Commissioners, 2012
Assistant County Administrator, Charlotte County 
County Engineer, Charlotte County 
 

Work Experience:

Licensed professional engineer in numerous states across the country. For 26 years prior to retirement, participated on the design and construction teams for various high-profile professional and collegiate sports facilities across the United States, as well as senior level corporate positions, locally.
 

Current Committees:

Airport Authority, Commission Liaison
Charlotte Harbor Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Committee
Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center
Environmentally Sensitive Lands Oversight Committee
Finance Committee
Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services – Management Advisory Group for Babcock Ranch Preserve
Metropolitan Planning Organization
Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council
Value Adjustment Board
1st Alternate member, Peace River/Manasota Regional Water Supply Authority
Alternate member, Agricultural Natural Resources Advisory Committee
Alternate member, Building Industry Oversight Committee
Alternate member, Charlotte County Industrial Development Agency
Alternate member, Florida Gulf Consortium
Alternate member, Murdock Village Community Redevelopment Agency
Alternate member, West Coast Inland Navigational District
 

Memberships:

National Association of Counties
Florida Association of Counties
Small Counties Coalition
Chairman, Charlotte County Charter Review Commission, 2010
Member, Charlotte County Charter Review Commission, 1992, 1997 and 2004
Member, Florida Bar 20th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee “C,” 1996
Vice-Chairman, Charlotte County Home Rule Charter Commission, 1985
Aircraft Owner's and Pilot's Association

 

Email Commissioner Ken Doherty at: Ken.Doherty@CharlotteCountyFL.gov
or
Contact his assistant at: assistant@charlottefl.com

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