Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of John Watret, Linda Reiter, Edward Pozzuoli and Robert Kornahrens to the Florida Virtual School Board of Trustees.

John Watret
Watret, of Ormond Beach, is the Worldwide Campus Chancellor for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Previously, he has held several roles at Embry-Riddle including Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Chancellor and Interim President. Watret serves on the Board of Directors for the Greater Miami Aviation Association and the Aerospace Alliance as well as the Board of Governors for the Flight Safety Foundation. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Heriot-Watt University and his master’s and doctorate degrees in mathematics from Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University.

Linda Reiter
Reiter, of Miramar, is a deaf and hard of hearing specialist who currently works with deaf and hard of hearing students learning virtually. Previously, she was a public school teacher with Miami-Dade County Public Schools for 36 years and served on the Board of Directors of Workforce Florida. Reiter earned her bachelor’s degree in individual and family studies from Penn State University and her master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling from the University of South Florida.

Edward Pozzuoli
Pozzuoli, of Fort Lauderdale, is an Attorney and the Chief Executive Officer of Tripp Scott, focusing on educational and commercial litigation. He serves on the Board of Advisors of the Nova Southeastern University Law School and on the Florida Tax Watch Board of Trustees and previously served as Chairman of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society of South Florida and Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees for Pine Crest Preparatory School. Pozzuoli earned his bachelor’s degree with honors in business administration and his juris doctor with honors from the University of Miami.

Robert Kornahrens
Kornahrens, of Fort Lauderdale, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Advanced Roofing, Inc. He is active in his community, serving on the Executive Committee of the Broward Workshop and working with the Boys and Girls Club, TutorMate Innovations, Kids in Distress and Be Strong. Kornahrens was also recently awarded the Commissioner’s Business Recognition Award by the Florida Education Foundation, an award to recognize Florida’s business leaders and partners that have shown the most commitment to improving the academic performance of students in Florida’s education system and communities. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona.



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