Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Shawn Hamilton as Secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection

On August 31, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced his appointment of Emile D. “Shawn” Hamilton as Secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Shawn has been serving as Interim Secretary since June 2021.   “I am pleased to appoint Shawn Hamilton as Secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection,” said Governor Ron DeSantis. “Secretary Hamilton brings a strong, […]

Patients and Medical Professionals in Florida Commend Governor DeSantis’ Efforts to Increase Access to Monoclonal Antibody Treatments

On August 31, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Over the course of the last week and a half, Governor Ron DeSantis has traveled the state increasing awareness for and access to a life-saving treatment for COVID-19: monoclonal antibodies. Patients, family members, and doctors alike are praising the effort to expand access to this effective therapy free of charge for Floridians.  Here is […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Success in Jacksonville, Tampa, and Panama City

On August 30, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the state of Florida has provided nearly 30,000 monoclonal antibody treatments to patients statewide at the 21 state treatment sites. Governor DeSantis was joined by Lieutenant Governor Nuñez; federal, state, and local officials; recovered treatment recipients; and family members of treatment recipients at three stops to discuss […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Deployment of Florida Resources to Assist Louisiana and Mississippi with Hurricane Ida Recovery

On August 30, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) announced that the State of Florida is deploying resources to assist Louisiana and Mississippi with recovery from Hurricane Ida.   “The state of Florida stands with both our Gulf Coast neighbors as they face the devastation left by Hurricane Ida,” […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Donald Browning to the School Board of Marion County

On August 30, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Donald Browning to the School Board of Marion County.   Donald Browning Browning, of Weirsdale, is the retired Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Browning Forms and Systems, Inc. He served in and received an honorable discharge from the United States Navy and has […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Maryam Ghyabi-White to the St. Johns River Water Management District Governing Board

On August 27, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Maryam Ghyabi-White to the St. Johns River Water Management District Governing Board. Maryam Ghyabi-White Ghyabi-White, of Ormond Beach, is Chief Executive Officer of Ghyabi Consulting and Management. She previously served on the St. Johns River Water Management District Governing Board and is a former member […]

MEMORANDUM: Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of the Victims of the Attack in Kabul, Afghanistan

On August 27, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

MEMORANDUM TO:                 Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Management and Development FROM:            Governor Ron DeSantis DATE:             August 27, 2021 RE:                  Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of the Victims of […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Teresa Martinez and Mark Turner to the Polk State College District Board of Trustees

On August 27, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Teresa Martinez and Mark Turner to the Polk State College District Board of Trustees. Teresa Martinez Martinez, of Lakeland, is the President and Founder of the Institute of Spanish Communication. Previously, she was a Spanish and ESOL Teacher with Polk County Schools. Martinez has been […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Troy Tippett to the Pensacola State College District Board of Trustees

On August 27, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Troy Tippett to the Pensacola State College District Board of Trustees. Troy Tippett Dr. Tippett, of Pensacola, is a Neurosurgeon, Medical Director and Owner of The Neurosurgical Group. He served in and received Honorable Discharges from the United States Air Force and United States Army […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints David Ciccarello and William Banfield to the Florida Southwestern State College District Board of Trustees

On August 27, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of David Ciccarello and William Banfield to the Florida Southwestern State College District Board of Trustees. David Ciccarello Ciccarello, of Fort Myers, is an attorney and owner of Private Client Title and Escrow. Previously, he was a partner at Wilburn Smith and an associate at Knott […]