Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Fred N. Roberts Jr. to the Ocklawaha River Basin seat on the Governing Board, St. Johns River Water Management District.

Roberts, 33, of Ocala, has been an attorney with Klein and Klein Law Firm since 2006. His community service includes serving on the board of directors for the College of Central Florida Foundation since 2009 and the Boys and Girls Club of Marion since 2008. Roberts received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and a law degree from Stetson University. He succeeds Arlene Jumper and is appointed for a term beginning March 2, 2012, and ending March 1, 2015.

The appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.

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