County Administrator Randall H. Reid
County Administrator, Randall H. Reid
Randall H. Reid has over 37 years of experience in city and county management and became County Administrator for Sarasota County in January 2012.
County Administrator, Randall H. Reid:
Reid earlier served in Martin County, Florida (Stuart) as Deputy County Administrator and for 14 months as Acting County Manager from 1994 to 1999.
He served as City Manager of Titusville, Florida, from 1987 to 1994 and was Executive Director of the Titusville Community Redevelopment Agency.
Prior to coming to Florida, Reid served as City Administrator of Green River, Wyoming, from 1980 to 1987 and as Assistant City Manager of Vandalia, Ohio, from 1976 to 1980.
Reid's experience in these positions enabled him to improve financial management practices, create team-based management, effectively manage capital projects, advance strategic economic development efforts, and enhance the quality of neighborhoods in the communities he
believes that sustainability has as much to do with how we ethically govern and engage our citizens as it does with how we build viable communities by encouraging best development practices.
Reid is active in a number of professional associations including the International City Management Association and the Florida City/County Management Association, where he has served as President and Chairman of the Ethics Committee.
In this capacity, he
continues to instruct new professionals on ethical responsibilities.
He is a member of both the America.
Society of Public Administration and the American Planning Association
Reid holds a Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and a Master's Degree in Public Administration from the University of Dayton, Ohio.
While an undergraduate at Miami University, he served on the University Disciplinary Board, played for the Miami Rugby Club, was a residential adviser in the athletic dorm and was named to the President's List of Distinguished Undergraduate Scholars.
has taught graduate and undergraduate classes in public administration, public finance, and state and local government operations.
, a native of Ohio, lives in Sarasota County
wife Connie and has three children.
He is an Eagle Scout, a Christian and member of Rotary International.