WELCOME NEW FAA GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS MANAGER
We are excited to announce that William Jaycox has accepted the Local Government Affairs Manager position with FAA! A copy of Will's headshot is attached and his bio is below for your review.
As previously discussed at the May 2019 FAA Board meeting, the Local Government Affairs Manager will assist with the development, coordination and implementation of the local government relations efforts for four affiliates on behalf of FAA. The four local affiliates include: the First Coast Apartment Association, the Space Coast Apartment Association, the North Central Florida Apartment Association, and the South West Florida Apartment Association.
I hope you will join us in welcoming Will (firstname.lastname@example.org) to the FAA team when he arrives to the office on Monday, August 12th. If you have any questions in the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact me.
William Jaycox graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2017 with a bachelor of arts in political science with minors in intelligence and Russian studies. During his time at UCF, Will was an exchange student in Hungary and completed a study abroad program in Russia. He is multilingual and can speak Russian and Hungarian.
Most recently, Will served as the government affairs intern for the Florida Apartment Association. In this role, Will helped track state-level legislative activity to assist the government affairs director and conducted extensive multifamily industry research regarding the impact of inclusionary zoning mandates using CoStar. He was also responsible for monitoring municipal ordinance activity and identifying potentially harmful policies at the local level. In addition, Will authored issue talking points for local affiliates and attended meetings with local officials to discuss industry-related policy concerns.
Will's previous experience also includes serving as an intern for the U.S. Bureau of Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, where he helped develop and investigate cases under the Bureau's jurisdiction. In addition, Will served as a teaching assistant for STARTALK, a Russian-language program run by the National Security Agency, where he taught the Russian language and assisted with the operation of the STARTALK program at UCF.
Government Affairs Director
Florida Apartment Association
105 E. Robinson St, Suite 301, Orlando, FL 32801