MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. – Effective Monday, July 10, 2023, District 3 Commissioner Randall Dueitt will assume the role of President of the Mobile County Commission and will hold the position until the election of a new president on Nov. 13, 2024.
The position of Mobile County Commission President rotates among the three elected Commissioners who each serve in that capacity for 16 months within the four-year term of elected office. Commissioner Merceria Ludgood, who has represented District 1 since 2007, served as Commission President in the first rotation that began Nov. 11, 2020. Commissioner Connie Hudson, who has represented District 2 since 2010 served as president in the second rotation that began March 14, 2022.
Dueitt, who has represented Commission District 3 since 2020, will chair meetings of the Commission, sign documents on behalf of the Commission, serve on various boards and serve as Mobile County’s chief elected official during a declared emergency or disaster.
Commissioner Merceria Ludgood moves into the position of Mobile County Commission Vice President, as such she may chair meetings or act for the Commission President in Dueitt's absence.