Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to Florida is for Veterans, Inc.

On February 20, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced two appointments and one reappointment to Florida is for Veterans, Inc. James Sampey, 56, of Indian Rocks Beach, is the former President and Chief Operating Officer of Valpak and serves as a board member on the Veteran’s Workforce Initiative for the Tampa Bay Defense Alliance. He is […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board

On February 20, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of two and reappointment of one to the Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board. Anthony Lopresto, 54, of Groveland, is a building inspector for Lake County Building Services. He fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term beginning February 20, 2017, and […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Barbara Clowdus to Early Learning Coalition of Indian River, Martin and Okeechobee Counties, Inc

On February 17, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Barbara Clowdus to the Early Learning Coalition of Indian River, Martin and Okeechobee Counties, Inc. Clowdus, 70, of Stuart, is the publisher of Martin County Currents. She attended West Virginia Wesleyan College and is appointed to fill a vacant seat for a term beginning […]

Governor Rick Scott Makes Two Appointments to DeSoto County Hospital Board

On February 17, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointments of Dr. Ernest Hewett and Kenneth Hancock to the DeSoto County Hospital Board. Dr. Hewett, 64, of Arcadia, is the owner of WayOut Enterprises. He fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term beginning February 17, 2017, and ending July 1, 2020. Hancock, […]

Governor Scott Appoints James T. Ferrara to the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Court

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

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of James T. Ferrara to the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Court. Ferrara, 51, of Boca Raton, has served as a shareholder at Shraiberg, Ferrara, Landau & Page, P.A., since 2009. He received his bachelor’s degree from Furman University, and his law degree from Samford University’s Cumberland […]

Governor Scott Appoints Peter Matthew Brigham to the Fifth Judicial Circuit Court

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

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Peter Matthew Brigham to the Fifth Judicial Circuit Court. Brigham, 56, of Morriston, has served as an Assistant State Attorney for the Fifth Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Office since 2002. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida, and his law […]

Governor Scott Appoints Fabienne E. Fahnestock and Yael Gamm to the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Court

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

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointments of Fabienne E. Fahnestock and Yael Gamm to the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Court. Fahnestock, 43, of Parkland, has served as a shareholder at Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A., since 2007. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami, her master’s degree from Nova […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Two to Board of Orthotists and Prosthetists

On February 13, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of two to the Board of Orthotists and Prosthetists. Paul Weott, 55, of Bradenton, is the owner of Orthotic and Prosthetic Centers, Inc. He succeeds Thomas Chmielewski and is appointed for a term beginning February 13, 2017, and ending October 31, 2020. Lance Benson, 43, […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Barbara Miedema to District Board of Trustees, Palm Beach State College

On February 10, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Barbara Miedema to the District Board of Trustees, Palm Beach State College. Miedema, 58, of Wellington, is the vice president of public affairs and communications at the Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida and received her bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University. She succeeds […]

Governor Rick Scott Reappoints Alan Abramowitz as Executive Director of the Statewide Guardian Ad Litem Program

On February 8, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of Alan Abramowitz as Executive Director of the Statewide Guardian Ad Litem Program. Abramowitz, 54, of Tallahassee, has been the executive director of the Guardian Ad Litem program since 2010. Abramowitz served in the Florida National Guard and the United States Army from 1983-1998. He […]