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Beltrami County Commissioner to head AMC

BEMIDJI, Minn. - Beltrami County Commissioner Joe Vene was elected president of the Association of Minnesota Counties on Tuesday.

Vene currently is serving as AMC's first vice president. Carver County Commissioner Randy Maluchnik is currently the organization's president.

AMC is a non-partisan organization that works with the legislature on issues affecting Minnesota's 87 counties.

According to a job description on the organization's website, the AMC president is expected to represent the association at national meetings of county officials.

The association's president serves a one-year term.