County Administration

Hunter Conrad
Hunter Conrad
County Administrator

P: (904) 209-0530

Hunter S. Conrad joined the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners in December 2019 as Interim County Administrator, and accepted the position permanently in January 2020. Prior to his role as County Administrator, Conrad was appointed to serve as the St. Johns County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller by the Governor in 2015, and was elected to the position in 2016.

He attended North Greenville University (NGU) where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting. After graduating with honors from NGU, Conrad went on to pursue and receive his Juris Doctor from the Florida Coastal School of Law. He currently serves as a Captain in the United States Air Force Reserve, where he is certified trial counsel as an assistant staff judge advocate.

Conrad previously served as an attorney in private practice at Canan Law where he focused on litigation in criminal and family law and led the firm's satellite office. Before joining Canan Law, Conrad was an Assistant State Attorney for the 7th Judicial Circuit of the State of Florida where he prosecuted cases ranging from misdemeanors to major crimes. In addition, he has worked in both the banking and finance industries.

Conrad was raised in St. Johns County where he attended Gamble Rogers Middle School and Pedro Menendez High School, before leaving for college. He and his wife Jane have been happily married for 13 years and are the proud parents of four boys: Collins, Chandler, Caleb, and Carter. Conrad is a deacon in his church where he teaches a young married class. In addition, he is a youth sports coach, Financial Peace University facilitator, and a member of the Florida Bar, St. Johns County Bar, and the St. Augustine American Inn of Court. Conrad is also a former member of the Putnam County Bar, the Rotary Club of St. Johns, the Tag! Children's Museum of St. Augustine, and the Women's Refuge of St. Johns County Board.


Brad BradleyBrad Bradley
Deputy County Administrator

P: (904) 209-0540

Brad Bradley, Esq. is a member of the Florida Bar and the Deputy County Administrator of Operations/Chief of Staff for the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners. He provides administrative oversight for the Public Works, Utilities, Public Safety, Facilities Management, Building Services, Management Information Systems, Veterans Services, and Land Management departments of St. Johns County government.

Prior to serving as Deputy County Administrator, Mr. Bradley was the General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer for the St. Johns County Clerk of Court and Comptroller. In addition, he was previously a deputy sheriff and SWAT member, a felony prosecutor in the Seventh Judicial Circuit, and a private practice attorney. Mr. Bradley holds a Bachelor of Science degree, a Master of Science degree, a Master in Public Administration degree, and a Juris Doctor degree.


Joy AndrewsJoy Andrews
Deputy County Administrator – Director of Economic Development

P: (904) 209-0562

Joy Andrews joined the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners in 2006. Beginning her career with the County as a Budget Analyst for the Office of Management and Budget, she also held the position of Director of Health and Human Services before accepting the role as Deputy County Administrator in 2015.

Andrews graduated from Nanjing University School of Law in 2002, where she concentrated on International Commerce and Trade Law. She served at the University's Legal Aid Center before joining a private practice. In 2005, Andrews moved to the United States to attend the Kansas State University School of Public Administration, where she received a Master of Public Administration with a concentration in Public Finance.

Andrews moved to St. Johns County in 2006, where she lives with her husband David and two boys, Gavin and Garrett.


Sarah TaylorSarah Taylor
Assistant County Administrator

P: (904) 209-0549

Sarah Taylor joined the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners in 2001 as a Camp Counselor while attending Flagler College. After receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, she joined the Board of County Commissioners full-time in 2003 as an Administrative Assistant. She pursued a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Valdosta State University, served as the County’s Risk Manager for six years, and then transitioned to leadership roles within human resources. She served as the Director of Human Resources for over two years before accepting the Assistant County Administrator position in 2021.

Sarah oversees the Cultural Events, Health and Human Services, Libraries, and Parks and Recreation departments of St. Johns County. She has more than 20 years of government experience working for St. Johns County, with extensive knowledge of operations and the County’s rich history.

As a Florida native from nearby Marion County, Sarah enjoys spending time outdoors, visiting various public facilities across the state, and watching her kids play multiple sports. As former collegiate athletes, she and her husband continue to coach youth sports in the community.



County Administration
500 San Sebastian View
St. Augustine, Florida 32084
P: (904) 209-0530





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