ST. AUGUSTINE, FL – Today, Bev Slough announces the unanimous endorsement of all five members of the St. Johns County Commission.
“Bev Slough’s courage to lead and conviction to do what’s right makes her the perfect candidate for Congress. St. Johns, Flagler, Putnam, and Volusia counties will be well served by Bev Slough in Washington,” said Mark Miner, Chairman of the St. Johns County Commission.
Commission Vice Chairman Jay Morris explained, “We need to get America working again. I’m pleased to endorse Bev because I have known and worked with her over the past two years. Bev’s common sense approach and proven leadership can get America back on track.”
“Bev Slough puts people before politics, she always has and she always will. Bev’s unique background, expertise in education, values and deep roots in our community make her an ideal candidate for Congress,” stated Commissioner Cyndi Stevenson.
Commissioner Ken Bryan said, “We need a leader in Congress whose leadership transcends party lines and overcomes partisan bickering. We have that leader in Bev Slough. I support Bev Slough because I know she’ll put forth real solutions and build a coalition to solve our very real problems.”
“Rarely do we have an opportunity to elect an individual who has given as much to our community as Bev Slough. Her tireless leadership on behalf of the citizens of St. Johns County is more than admirable. I’m honored to support a true servant leader, Bev Slough, for Congress,” emphasized Commissioner Ron Sanchez.
Bev Slough currently serves as Chairman of the St. Johns County School Board. St. Johns County has been ranked the top school district in Florida for the past three years. Bev is also President of the First Coast United Way, Past President of both the Florida School Boards Association and EPIC Community Services, and an active member of the boards of St. Johns Education Foundation, PACT Prevention Coalition, Character Counts!, and JCP Cares.
Bev lives in St. Johns, Florida with her husband Wes, pastor of Switzerland Community Church. They have two daughters, Julie Simmons and Elizabeth Slough, and two grandchildren. Bev Slough has been endorsed by St. Augustine Police Chief Loran Lueders, St. Augustine City Commissioner Nancy Sikes-Kline, St. Johns County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Joseph Joyner and St. Johns County School Board Members Tommy Allen, Bill Mignon, Bill Fehling, and Carla Wright.