Miami-Dade Commissioner Esteban Bovo Jr., was officially sworn in as vice chair of the County Commission on January 15 by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio. Bovo is flanked by his wife, Viviana, son, Alessandro and the rest of his family members. The District 13 commissioner will chair the County Commission meetings in the absence of new chairperson Jean Monestine, who was sworn in to his new position during the same ceremony. Bovo also serves as chairman of the Finance Committee, vice-chair of the Public Safety and Animal Services Committee, and is a member of the Transportation and Aviation Committee.