Governor Scott Appoints Lon S. Arend to the Twelfth Judicial Circuit Court

On August 17, 2016, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Lon S. Arend to the Twelfth Judicial Circuit Court. Arend, 46, of Palmetto, has been with the State Attorney’s Office in the Twelfth Judicial Circuit since 1995 and is currently serving as the Chief Assistant State Attorney. During his time with the State Attorney’s […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Eight to Family Care Councils

On August 17, 2016, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced one appointment and seven reappointments to the Family Care Councils. Area 5 Virginia Ruf, 80, of Clearwater, is a retired registered nurse. She is reappointed for a term beginning August 17, 2016, and ending April 19, 2019. Area 9 Karen Oberg, 78, of Lake Worth, is an […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to Florida Elections Commission

On August 15, 2016, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced two appointments and one reappointment to the Florida Elections Commission. Nominated by the Senate Minority Leader Kymberlee Curry Smith, 35, of Cooper City, is an attorney at Kimberlee Curry Smith, P.A. Legal and Title Services. She received her bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and her law […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Two to Suwannee River Water Management District

On August 2, 2016, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointments of Don Quincey and Gary Jones to the Suwannee River Water Management District. Quincey, 60, of Chielfland, is the owner of Quincey Cattle Company. He also currently serves as the vice president of Region II for the National Cattlemens Beef Association and previously served as […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Two to Northwest Florida Water Management District

On August 2, 2016, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced two reappointments to the Northwest Florida Water Management District. Jon Costello, 35, of Tallahassee, is a governmental consultant with Rutledge Ecenia P.A. and an adjunct professor at Florida State University. He received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Florida State University. Costello is reappointed for a […]

Governor Scott and Florida Cabinet Appoint Lieutenant Colonel Glenn Sutphin as Executive Director of the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs

On August 2, 2016, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet approved the appointment of Lieutenant Colonel Glenn Sutphin to Executive Director of the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs (FDVA). Sutphin has served as the interim appointee since April. Governor Rick Scott said, “With more than 30 years of military service as a U.S. Army […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission

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

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced one reappointment and two appointments to the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. David Shoar, 54, of Saint Augustine, is a sheriff with the Saint Johns County Sheriff’s Office. He is reappointed for a term beginning August 1, 2016, and ending August 1, 2020. Robert Hardwick, 45, […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Frank Ledee to South Broward Hospital District Board of Commissioners

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

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Frank Ledee to the South Broward Hospital District Board of Commissioners. Ledee, of Hollywood, is an assistant state attorney for the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office. He received his master’s degree from Barry University and law degree from Nova Southeastern University. He succeeds Ken Barnett […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Seven to Judicial Nominating Commissions

On July 12, 2016, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced three reappointments and four appointments to four Judicial Nominating Commissions. Fourth District Court of Appeal Judicial Nomination Commission Keith E. Sonderling, 33, of Boca Raton, is an attorney and shareholder with Gunster Yoakley Stewart, P.A. He is reappointed for a term beginning July 12, 2016, and ending […]

Governor Scott Appoints Zachary M. Gill to the Lee County Court

On June 24, 2016, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Zachary M. Gill to the Lee County Court. Gill, 36, of Fort Myers, is currently a partner with Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice, and Purtz, P.A. where he has practiced since 2010. He previously served as an assistant state attorney in the Twentieth Judicial Circuit […]