Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to Judicial Nominating Commissions

On April 29, 2016, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced three appointments to two Judicial Nominating Commissions. Seventh Circuit Judicial Nomination Commission Andrew Morgan, 37, of Saint Augustine, is a partner with Canan Law, P.A. He fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term beginning April 29, 2016, and ending July 1, 2018. Twelfth Circuit […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Drew Graham to Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research Board of Directors

On April 27, 2016, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Drew Graham to the Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research Board of Directors Graham, 49, of Tampa, is a managing partner with Ballast Point Ventures. He currently serves as vice chair for the Tampa General Hospital Foundation. Graham received his bachelor’s degree from […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Amy P. Brodersen and Kerra A. Smith to the Escambia County Court

On April 27, 2016, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointments of Amy P. Brodersen and Kerra A. Smith to the Escambia County Court. Brodersen, 40, of Pensacola, has served as general counsel for the Pensacola Police Department since 2013. She previously served as an assistant state attorney for the First Judicial Circuit from 2005-2012. Brodersen […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Kelly Eckley to the Duval County Court

On April 27, 2016, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Kelly Eckley to the Duval County Court. Eckley, 39, of Jacksonville, has served as chief assistant statewide prosecutor for the Attorney General of Florida since 2014. She previously served as assistant statewide prosecutor for the Attorney General of Florida from 2007-2014, as legal counsel […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Stephen S. Everett to the Leon County Court

On April 27, 2016, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Stephen S. Everett to the Leon County Court. Everett, 35, of Tallahassee, has served as assistant general counsel for the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity since 2012. He previously served as an assistant public defender for the 20th Judicial Circuit from 2009-2012 and as […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Kemba Lewis to the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court

On April 27, 2016, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Kemba Lewis to the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court. Lewis, 43, of Land O’Lakes, has served as an assistant public defender for the sixth circuit since 2002. She received her bachelor’s degrees from the University of South Florida and Mercer University, and her law degree […]

Governor Rick Scott Reappoints 19

On April 22, 2016, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced 19 reappointments to various boards and commissions throughout the state following the Florida Senate’s failure to consider them for confirmation by adjournment sine die of the 2016 regular legislative session: Board of Architecture and Interior Design Aida Bao-Garciga, 60, of Miami, is an interior designer and the […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Ray Lee Smith “Lee” to the Seventh Judicial Circuit Court

On April 22, 2016, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of R. Lee Smith to the Seventh Judicial Circuit Court. Smith, 43, of Ponte Vedra Beach, has served as an Assistant State Attorney and the Chief of the Traffic Homicide Division for the Fourth Judicial Circuit since 2009. He previously served as an Assistant State […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to State Emergency Response Commission

On April 21, 2016, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced three appointments to the State Emergency Response Commission. Taylor Abel, 44, of Tampa, is a senior manager of environmental health and safety with Mosaic. He fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term beginning April 21, 2016, and ending at the pleasure of the Governor. […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Tamela Perdue to Workers’ Compensation Panel

On April 18, 2016, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment Tamela “Tammy” Perdue to the Workers’ Compensation Panel. Perdue, 44, of Tallahassee, is the general counsel for the Associated Industries of Florida. She succeeds Terry Morrow and is appointed for a term beginning April 18, 2016, and ending at the pleasure of the Governor. The […]