Governor Rick Scott Appoints Lynne Roberts to Board of Athletic Training

On July 2, 2015, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Lynne Roberts to the Board of Athletic Training. Roberts, 53, of Tallahassee, is a manager with WoltersKluwer. She fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term beginning July 2, 2015, and ending October 31, 2017. The appointment is subject to confirmation by […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Robert Musco to Criminal and Juvenile Justice Information Systems Council

On July 2, 2015, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of Chief Robert Musco to the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Information Systems Council. Musco, 57, of Fleming Island, is the chief of police of Green Cove Springs Police Department. He is reappointed for a term beginning July 2, 2015, and ending October 1, 2018. ###

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Tommie Hudson to Holmes County Hospital Corporation

On July 2, 2015, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Tommie Hudson to the Holmes County Hospital Corporation. Hudson, 68, of Westville, is a retired school administrator. He fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term beginning July 2, 2015, and ending August 10, 2016. ###

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Joseph Jernigan to Early Learning Coalition of Northwest Florida

On July 2, 2015, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of Joseph Jernigan to the Early Learning Coalition of Northwest Florida. Jernigan, 75, of Graceville, is the owner of Jernigan Forest Products and Arnold Lumber Company. He is reappointed for a term beginning July 2, 2015, and ending April 30, 2019. ###

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Seven to Florida Rehabilitation Council

On July 2, 2015, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced three appointments and four reappointments to the Florida Rehabilitation Council. Vincent Cosentino, 35, of Tampa, is a consultant with the Florida Department of Education’s Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. He succeeds Shawn Peters and is appointed for a term beginning July 2, 2015 and ending June 30, 2017. […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Major General Douglas Burnett to University of North Florida Board of Trustees

On July 2, 2015, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Douglas Burnett to the University of North Florida Board Of Trustees. Burnett, 70, of St. Augustine, has been the president of Doug Brunett Associates since 2010. He is a retired Adjutant General of Florida. Burnett has been a member of St. Johns River Water […]

Gov. Scott Selects Chef Jim Shirley to Represent Florida at Great American Seafood Cook-Off

On July 1, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

~ Chef Jim’s Entry Will Spotlight Fresh Florida Seafood Dish ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Chef Jim Shirley will represent Florida at the 12th annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off.  The event, designed to spotlight America’s best seafood communities and chefs, is scheduled for Saturday, August 8, 2015. Governor Scott said, “Florida has […]

Gov. Scott Announces International Mulch Company to Open Manufacturing and Distribution Facility in Suwannee County

On July 1, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

Project will create more than 15 new jobs with a capital investment of $700,000 LIVE OAK, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that International Mulch Company (IMC), the global leader in 100 percent recycled rubber products for landscaping and playground applications, has opened its fourth manufacturing and distribution facility in Suwannee County. The expansion […]

GOVERNOR SCOTT ANNOUNCES $80,000 IN DEFENSE GRANTS FOR MIAMI-DADE COUNTY

On June 30, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

MIAMI, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced $80,000 in defense grants for Miami-Dade County. The funding will be used to support United States Southern Command and Homestead Air Reserve Base. This effort will work to sustain the defense industry’s $5.1 billion economic impact in Miami-Dade County. Governor Scott said, “America’s military have protected our […]

GOVERNOR SCOTT ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $600,000 IN DEFENSE GRANTS FOR THE TAMPA BAY AREA

On June 30, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

TAMPA, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced more than $600,000 in defense grants for the Tampa Bay area. This includes: The Tampa/ Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation, the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, and the Tampa Defense Alliance were jointly awarded $90,000 through Florida’s Defense Reinvestment Grant Program. The Tampa Bay Defense Alliance will also […]