• Incoming North & East Association President Rick Bailey, left, Johnson County Commissioner, accepts the ceremonial gavel from 2017-18 President Byron Ryder, Leon County Judge. BURLESON STAR/COURTESY PHOTO

Commissioner Rick Bailey elected to regional leadership post

Johnson County Commissioner Rick Bailey was recently elected president of the North & East Texas County Judges and Commissioners Association, a 74-county subregion of the County Judges and Commissioners Association of Texas.

County officials and guests honored Bailey as he took his oath of office at the North & East Texas Annual Conference conducted recently in Frisco.

The CJCAT is a statewide organization comprised of county judges and county commissioners with more than 1,200 active members. Both the CJCAT and its regional associations promote the interests of county government through continuing education and active participation in governmental affairs, particularly the Texas Legislature.

As president of the North & East Texas County Judges and Commissioners Association, Bailey will travel to Austin on behalf of the Association to testify before legislative committees on county-related issues. Bailey will also lead the Association’s annual conference planning committee.

“The people of North & East Texas and the members of the Association will be well served by the leadership provided by Commissioner Bailey,” said Jim Allison, general counsel to the CJCAT. “We look forward to a successful year for the organization.”

Julie Anderson, editor of County Progress magazine, contributed to this story.

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