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The Future of Home Rule in Florida: As We Grow, Will Our Local Communities Be Able To Decide Our Destiny?   


  • Virginia “Ginger” Delegal is the Executive Director of the Florida Association of Counties and is an honors graduate of the Mercer University School of Law and a summa cum laude graduate of Salem College in North Carolina.
  • She spent the first 10 years of her legal career in private practice with Nabors, Giblin & Nickerson where she was a shareholder and a member of the General Governmental Law Group. As a part of that group, Ms. Delegal’s practice represented local governments primarily on issues of finance and tax, home rule, and other constitutional matters.
  • Ms. Delegal has continued her close relationship with local governments, joining the team at the Florida Association of Counties as General Counsel in April of 2003. Ms. Delegal served in that capacity until March 2017 taking on the role as Executive Director.  At the Association, Ms. Delegal has continued her advocacy on matters of home rule, governance structures, finance and tax, constitutional law, and ethics in the legislative and judicial arenas.
  • Ms. Delegal is a frequent speaker and author on topics of interest to the local government community in Florida and has taught a fundamental class on the U.S. Constitution at Tallahassee Community College.


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