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Clay County Native Tapped to Lead AFP-Florida Chapter

Jan 3, 2019 by AFP

Tallahassee, Fla. – Americans for Prosperity-Florida, the state’s leading grassroots advocacy group, on Thursday announced Skylar Zander as its new State Director. Zander previously served the state chapter as the Deputy Director and was in charge of policy and government affairs.

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“I am excited to lead the state’s best grassroots advocacy team to continue promoting common-sense policies that have propelled Florida as the best state to live, work, and raise a family,” said Zander. “I share in the passion of our activists that are committed to creating economic opportunity and breaking barriers for all Floridians to thrive.”

“We are fortunate to have Skylar lead our team,” said Chris Hudson, who was recently promoted from Florida state director to AFP’s Vice President of State Government Affairs. “His experience in public policy and navigating Florida positions him perfectly to lead our grassroots efforts and grow our chapter in Florida. I look forward to seeing Skylar grow the chapter and expand economic freedom and prosperity in our great state.”

A Clay County native, Zander is a strong grassroots advocate for the issues facing Floridians. Prior to joining Americans for Prosperity-Florida he served as a Senior Associate with Strategos Public Affairs with a focus on advancing education opportunity in Florida. He has also served as an aide in the Florida House and was elected to serve as a Clay County Soil and Water Commissioner. Skylar is a proud supporter of his local community and has served on numerous boards including the Clay County Habitat for Humanities, as President of the Green Cove Springs Civic Association, and as National Committee Man for the Florida Federation of Young Republicans. Skylar currently resides in Tallahassee with his wife Lindsey and daughter Emma.