Board of County Commissioners

The Board of County Commissioners is the legislative and policy-making body of county government.  The Board establishes policy and makes all budget decisions with regard to appropriation of funds to county departments and some constitutional officers. 

The chairman presides over all board meetings, signs all legal documents, and appoints commissioners to various committees. The chairman is the official representative of the board and retains a vote on all items and issues. The chairman is selected annually by his/her peers to represent the board
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Regular meetings are held two times each month:
First Monday of the month at 9 a.m.
Third Monday of the month at 5 p.m.
These meetings are held in the Board Chambers of the Government Services Building
1769 E. Moody Boulevard, Building 2, Bunnell, FL 32110
• Archived meetings (audio/visual) AFTER 01/01/2017
• Archived meetings (audio/visual) BEFORE 12/31/2016


Charles Ericksen Jr. represents District 1, which is an area within Palm Coast that is roughly located west of Belle Terre Parkway between State Road 100 and Palm Coast Parkway. He currently serves as the County Commission representative on the Affordable Housing Committee, the Princess Place Advisory Board, and on the Disadvantaged Transportation Governance Board.

Gregory Hansen represents District 2, which includes the Hammock in northeastern Flagler County. He is a retired U.S. Navy captain of 27 years, who reported directly to the Secretary of the Navy while serving in appropriations. He earned his master's degree from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School. Commissioner Hansen spent 11 years as a government relations administrator in the Washington D.C. area following his 1996 retirement from the Navy.


David Sullivan represents District 3, which includes the municipalities of both Flagler Beach and Beverly Beach. He was elected to office in November 2016. He is a retired U.S. Navy captain. After his military retirement, he served as director for the Hughes Electronics Corporation, and Boeing Space and Communications. He served as chairman of the Flagler County Republican Executive Committee through 2014.

Nate McLaughlin represents District 4, which includes the city of Bunnell and everything west of U.S. 1, and is georgraphically the largest district in Flagler County. He is serving his second term on the Board of County Commissioners. Before being elected to county government, Commissioner McLaughlin served on several committees and boards, including the Palm Coast Planning and Land Regulation Board. He has earned an Advanced County Commission certification through the Florida Association of Counties.

Donald O'Brien Jr. represents District 5, an area that includes the northern area of Palm Coast and mostly to the west of Interstate 95. Elected in November 2016, O'Brien is Chief Financial Officer and Account Executive with Hayward Brown-Flagler, a full-service independent insurance agency. He is currently a board member and past Chairman of the Flagler County Chamber of Commerce, as well as a member of the Florida Hospital Flagler Foundation Board, and board member of the Early Learning Coalition of Volusia and Flagler Counties.