Sarasota, Florida -- Sarasota County announced during its meeting on Friday, Dec. 7, Commissioner Carolyn J. Mason was elected Chair of the Sarasota County Commission for 2013.
Commissioner Charles D.Hines was elected Vice Chair. Commissioner Joseph A. Barbetta will serve as Pro Tem.
The Commissioners vote to select the positions, which are effective Jan. 1. The Chair presides at Commission meetings.