Gov. Scott Announces Interim Secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott announced the appointment of Clifford Wilson III as Interim Secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Wilson will become Interim Secretary upon the retirement of Secretary Herschel T. Vinyard on December 1, 2014.

 

Governor Scott said, “Sec. Vinyard was instrumental in helping us protect Florida’s environment for future generations, and we are thankful for his service to Florida families. As Deputy Secretary for Regulatory Programs, Cliff Wilson has helped lead DEP’s efforts to protect Florida’s natural treasures. With his knowledge and experience, Wilson will ensure the Department continues to support Florida’s environment.”

 

Cliff Wilson currently serves as Deputy Secretary for Regulatory Programs at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Previously, Wilson served as Assistant Deputy Secretary of Land and Recreation at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, and Assistant Director in DEP’s Northwest District Office. Wilson is a member of the Florida Engineering Society and serves as an engineering mentor to students at Florida State University.

 

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