Gov. Scott Appoints Scott Hopes to Manatee County School Board

On July 21, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Scott Hopes to the Manatee County School Board. Hopes, 56, of Bradenton, is the Chairman of CliniLinc, Inc, and the CEO of Healthcare Management Decisions, Inc. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Natural Science, his Master’s degree in Public Health, and his Doctorate of […]

Gov. Scott Appoints Judge Lourdes Simon to the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court

On July 18, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Judge Lourdes Simon to the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court. Simon, 49, of Miami, is currently a county judge for Dade County. She previously served as an Assistant Public Defender for the Miami-Dade Public Defender’s Office. She received her bachelor’s degree from Florida International University, […]

Governor Scott Appoints Ben Gibson to State Board of Education

On July 14, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Ben Gibson to the State Board of Education. Gibson, 33, of Tallahassee, is an attorney at Benjamin J. Gibson, P.A., and previously served as the Deputy General Counsel in the Executive Office of the Governor. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of […]

Governor Scott Appoints One to Florida Housing Finance Corporation

On July 14, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Creston Leifried to the Florida Housing Finance Corporation. Leifried, 36, of Chuluota, is the vice president of Coastal Reconstruction Group, Inc. He fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term beginning July 14, 2017, and ending November 13, 2018. This appointment is […]

Governor Scott Appoints Michael Vallencourt to Clay County Utility Authority

On July 14, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of Michael Vallencourt to the Clay County Utility Authority. Vallencourt, 58, of Orange Park, is the chairman of the board for Vallencourt Construction Co. Inc. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama. Vallencourt is reappointed for a term beginning July 14, 2017, […]

Gov. Scott Appoints Two to West Orange Healthcare District

On July 11, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Gerald Jowers and the reappointment of Ward Britt to the West Orange Healthcare District. Jowers, 69, of Winter Garden, is the president of G.J. Batteries, Inc. & U.S. Lead, Inc. He is appointed for a term beginning July 10, 2017, and ending September 24, […]

Governor Scott Appoints Clifford Newsome to the Calhoun County School Board

On June 5, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Clifford Newsome to the Calhoun County School Board. Newsome, 66, of Altha, is the owner and president of North Florida Construction Inc., and North Florida Sod Inc. He is also a member of the Altha Farmers Co-op, the Calhoun County Hazardous Mitigation Committee and […]

Governor Scott Appoints Two to Governing Board of South Florida Water Management District

On June 5, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointments of Jaime Weisinger and Brandon Tucker to the Governing Board of the South Florida Water Management District. Weisinger, 46, of Fort Myers, is the director of community and government relations for Lipman Family Farms. He received his bachelor’s degree from Boston University. Weisinger succeeds Mitchel […]

Governor Scott Appoints Virginia Johns to Governing Board of Suwannee River Water Management District

On June 5, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of Virginia Johns to the Governing Board of the Suwannee River Water Management District. Johns, 62, of Gainesville, is the president of John C Hipp Construction Equipment Company. She received her associate’s degree from Santa Fe College and her interior design degree from Bauder College. […]

Governor Scott Appoints Darren D. Farfante and Christine Ann Marlewski to the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Court

On June 5, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointments of Darren D. Farfante and Christine Ann Marlewski to the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Court. Farfante, 46, of Tampa, practices with Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, and previously served as a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice Tax Division. He received his bachelor’s, master […]