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  • Supervisors select Richard Elías as new board chairman

    Jan 16, 2018 | Read More News
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    eliasThe Pima County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously January 16 to name Supervisor Richard Elías as the new board chairman. The District 5 supervisor has served on the board since February 2002 and previously served as board chairman from 2006 to 2009.
    The board selected District 2 Supervisor Ramón Valadez as vice chairman. He has served on the board since 2003 and previously served as board chairman from 2010-2013.
    Chairman Elías replaces District 3 Supervisor Sharon Bronson, who had served as board chair since 2014. Supervisor Bronson has previously served as board chair from 1999-2000, and from 2002-2005. The board voted her as acting chair, who serves as chair if the chair or vice chair are both unavailable for a meeting.
    The board chairman is responsible for, among other things, running board meetings and signing legal documents as required by state statute and County Code.