Gov. Scott Appoints Karen “Kasey” Cuchens to West Florida Regional Planning Council

On July 30, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Karen “Kasey” Cuchens to the West Florida Regional Planning Council. Cuchens, 58, previously served on the City Council of Freeport. She is the Vice President of Choctawhatchee Bay Piling and Dock, Inc. Cuchens fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term beginning […]

Gov. Scott Reappoints Larry Cook to Holmes County Hospital Corporation

On July 30, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of Larry Cook to the Holmes County Hospital Corporation. Larry Cook, 56, of Bonifay, is the owner of Son’s Tire, Inc. He is reappointed for a term beginning July 30, 2018, and ending August 22, 2020. ###

Gov. Scott Appoints Two to the Institute for the Commercialization of Florida Technology Board of Directors

On July 30, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced one appointment and one reappointment to the Institute for the Commercialization of Florida Technology Board of Directors. Jim O’Connell, 54, of Gainesville, is the assistant vice president of technology transfer at the University of Florida. He fills a vacancy and is appointed for a term beginning July […]

Gov. Scott Appoints Dr. Jan McGee to Southeast Volusia Hospital District

On July 30, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Dr. Jan McGee to the Southeast Volusia Hospital District. Dr. Jan McGee, 66, of Oak Hill, is the principal of Burns Science & Technology Charter School. She succeeds Harold Smothers and is appointed for a term beginning July 30, 2018, and ending March 31, […]

Gov. Scott: 2018 MLB Spring Training Generated More Than $680 Million for Florida

On July 30, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Florida Sports Foundation estimates that the 2018 Major League Baseball (MLB) spring training in Florida generated an economic impact of $687.1 million. The study also showed that 7,152 jobs are created annually by Florida Spring Training, accounting for $253.5 million in wages. MLB spring training […]

Gov. Scott’s Statement on the Passing of Fort Myers Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller

On July 28, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Please see the following statement regarding the passing of Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller below: Governor Scott said, “Our hearts are heavy to learn of the passing of Officer Jobbers-Miller. Police officers like Adam Jobbers-Miller put their lives on the line every day to keep our communities safe. My wife, Ann, and I are praying […]

Gov. Scott Appoints State Representative Scott Plakon to Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory Committee

On July 28, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of State Representative Scott Plakon to the Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory Committee. Governor Scott said, “Following the tragic loss of his wife, Susie, to Alzheimer’s, I know that Representative Plakon will be a strong advocate and committed partner in the fight to end Alzheimer’s in Florida. […]

Gov. Scott Appoints Joseph Brooks to Lake Shore Hospital Authority

On July 27, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Joseph Brooks to the Lake Shore Hospital Authority. Joseph Brooks, 34, of Lake City, is the chief financial officer for Haven. He fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term beginning July 27, 2018, and ending July 20, 2022. ###

Gov. Scott Reappoints Dr. Riazul Imami to District Medical Examiners

On July 27, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of Dr. Riazul Imami to the District Medical Examiners. Dr. Riazul Imami, 84, of Port Charlotte, is the chief medical examiner of District 22. He is reappointed for a term beginning July 27, 2018, and ending July 1, 2020. ###

Gov. Scott Appoints Vanzetta Thomas to Union County Housing Authority

On July 27, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Vanzetta Thomas to the Union County Housing Authority. Vanzetta Thomas, 46, of Lake Butler, is a supervisor with the Tacachalee Center. She fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term beginning July 27, 2018, and ending August 7, 2020. ###