Gov. Scott Announces DOT Secretary Ananth Prasad’s Departure

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the departure of Secretary Ananth Prasad on January 2, 2015. The Florida Transportation Commission will begin the process of identifying candidates as the future secretary and will present those recommendations to the Governor.

Governor Rick Scott said, “Secretary Prasad has been part of my administration since the very beginning, and he has been pivotal to making sure we could make a record investment of over $10 billion in our transportation system this year. Secretary Prasad has also helped Florida become a major force in international trade because of his commitment to expanding our Florida ports and airports. I am grateful for Secretary Prasad’s service to our state and we will continue making our transportation system a top priority as we select another excellent leader for this department.”

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