Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Richard Burke to the Florida Transportation Commission.

Richard Burke

Burke, of Ponte Vedra Beach, is the chief executive officer of Advanced Disposal, a solid waste management company. He joined Advanced Disposal following the acquisition of Veolia Environmental Services Solid Waste in November 2012, where he was president and CEO of Veolia Environmental Services North America since 2007. He has served on the board of directors of the Environmental Research and Education Foundation since 2008. Burke earned his bachelor’s degree from Randolph Macon College. He is appointed to a four-year term.

This appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.



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