Term of Office: 2018-2022
DISTRICT TWO: Eastern Martin County is represented by Commissioner Stacey Hetherington and includes Stuart and East Stuart. Commissioner Hetherington is the current Vice Chair of the Martin County Board of County Commissioners.
Stacey Whitaker-Hetherington is a third-generation Martin County native who has dedicated countless hours and resources to strengthening Martin County’s economic viability and protecting our local environment. Hetherington is a graduate of the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in public relations and is a practicing realtor and governmental affairs professional.
Commissioner Hetherington lends her expertise to local nonprofit agencies and associations to bring resources to those in need and build a stronger community. Ms. Hetherington is an active board member of the Martin County Healthy Start Coalition, a non-profit agency supporting the health of mothers and babies. As member of the Realtor Association of Martin County and recipient of the association’s 2016 Community Service Award, she sits on the strategic planning and governmental affairs committees. Commissioner Hetherington also serves as the Martin County Republican State Committeewoman and is active in the Florida Shore and Beach Preservation Association, Associated General Contractors, Florida Marine Contractors Association, Florida Transportation Builders Association and local chambers of commerce.
A lifelong resident of Martin County, Commissioner Hetherington is passionate about her hometown and pleased to be part of the Martin County Board of County Commissioners, working to make Martin County a great place to live, work and play for generations to come.