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Gov. Kay Ivey appoints Gen. Willie Nance as Jackson County Commission chairman

Gen. Nance will serve the remainder of former Chairman Tim Guffey's term.

JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. — Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on May 3 appointed General Willie Nance, Jr., as the Jackson County Commission chairman, effective immediately.

Gen. Nance will serve the remainder of former Chairman Tim Guffey's term.

The appointment can be read below:

Dear General Nance:

By this letter, I hereby appoint you as Chairman of the Jackson County Commission, effective immediately. You will serve the remainder of the term of Mr. Tim Guffey.

As on of my appointees, you will be making important decisions that directly affect the citizens of Alabama. I have made honesty and integrity a priority in my Administration, and I know that you will embody these two virtues while serving the people of Alabama. Please plan to attend all meetings within reason, be a good steward of the taxpayers' money, and work in your position to instill trust in state government. The responsibility that comes with this appointment is not to be taken lightly. I trust that you will rise to the occasion and set a standard for others to follow.

I appreciate you serving in this capacity, and I am confident you will render valuable service to the citizens of Alabama.

Kay Ivey

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Former Jackson County Chairman Tim Guffey tendered his resignation to Gov. Ivey on December 22, 2020. At the time, the commission unanimously voted in favor of approving Guffey's resignation.

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