The Volusia County Chair serves as the official and ceremonial representative of the government; issues proclamations on behalf of the government; presides as chair in County Council meetings and has an equal vote on all questions coming before it; and executes ordinances, resolutions and other authorized documents of the government. Ed Kelley began a four-year term in January 2017.
Mayor, Ormond Beach, 2010-2016
City Commissioner, Ormond Beach, 1993-1997, 2005-2009
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Belmont College, Nashville, Tennessee
Chair, Volusia Water Alliance
Chair, Citizens Advisory Board of the Volusia County MPO
Chair, Water Authority of Volusia
Chair and Executive Board Member, Volusia Council of Governments
Executive Board Member, River to Sea Transportation Planning Organization
Sales Distributor and President of European Operations, Hawaiian Tropic, 1971-2001
He and his wife, Mary Margaret Kelley, have lived in Ormond Beach since 1980. They are members of the First United Methodist Church and have two adult children, Brian Kelley and Katherine Kelley.