Commissioner Leslie Campione was unanimously chosen as the Lake County Board of County Commissioners chairman during the board’s meeting on Tuesday.
Campione, District 4, who previously served as vice chairman, is serving her third term after she was first elected to the County Commission in 2010. She is a Eustis native who owns her own law practice focusing on local government, environmental law, real property, business and land-use 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.
Commissioner Wendy Breeden, District 3, was selected as vice chair. First elected in 2016, 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 as a member of the American Library Association, the Central Florida Library Cooperative, the Florida Library Association, the State Library, Library Services & Technology Act (LSTA) Advisory Council, and is a graduate of the Leadership Lake class of 1995.