Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez Highlights 2021 Administration Successes

On December 29, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez highlighted the 2021 Administration successes under her leadership across public health, space, cyber, human trafficking, and various other areas.   “Our Administration continues to strive for ways to put Floridians first. I am committed to doing what is right and I am proud to stand alongside our Governor in […]

First Lady Casey DeSantis Strengthens Florida’s Resiliency Through 2021 Accomplishments

On December 29, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Throughout 2021, First Lady Casey DeSantis reaffirmed her commitment to support and advocate for Florida’s families, children and environment by furthering the goals of the administration. Over the last year, First Lady DeSantis has: Advocated for a substantial increase in funding for cancer research and care; Developed a program to help families […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Fourteen to the Florida Faith-Based and Community-Based Advisory Council

On December 22, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Denise Harle, Jerry Haag, Calvin Martin, Scott George, Yosef Weinstock, Pam Olsen, Jason Cullum, Anthony Verdugo, Stephan Tchividjian, Lori Bontell, James Drake, Michael Sheedy, Mami Kisner and Mario Bramnick to the Florida Faith-Based and Community-Based Advisory Council. Denise Harle Harle is Senior Counsel to the […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Congratulates MacDill Air Force Base for Designation as Main Operation Base for KC-46 Pegasus

On December 22, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis applauded the US Department of the Air Force’s decision to designate MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa as the next Main Operation Base for 24 KC-46 Pegasus tankers.   “Today’s decision by the Air Force further solidifies Florida as the most military-friendly state in the country,” said Governor Ron […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Four to the CareerSource Florida Board of Directors

On December 22, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Sophia Eccleston, Robert Salonen, Emmanuel Tormes and Patsy Sanchez to the CareerSource Florida Board of Directors.   Sophia Eccleston Eccleston, of Wellington, is an external affairs manager with Florida Power and Light. Previously, she worked for Halliburton and KBR Inc., in the Middle East […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Two to the Florida Real Estate Commission

On December 22, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Kelly Price and Millie Kanyar to the Florida Real Estate Commission.   Kelly Price Price, of Winter Park, is a Real Estate Broker and Owner of Kelly Price & Company. She is a graduate of the National Association of Realtors’ Real Estate Institute and […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Two to the Public Employees Relations Commission

On December 22, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Jeff Aaron and Michael Sasso to the Public Employees Relations Commission. Jeff Aaron Aaron, of Maitland, is a Senior Associate with Gray Robinson, PA. He is a member of the Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission and President of the Young Lawyers Chapter of The Federalist […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Stephen Joost to the University of North Florida Board of Trustees

On December 22, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Stephen Joost to the University of North Florida Board of Trustees. Stephen Joost Joost, of Jacksonville, was a Founding Partner of Firehouse Restaurant Group. He served on the Jacksonville City Council where he was recognized with the Charles D. Webb award for an extraordinary commitment […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Rogan Donelly to the University of South Florida Board of Trustees

On December 22, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Rogan Donelly to the University of South Florida Board of Trustees. Rogan Donelly Donelly, of Sarasota, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Tervis Tumbler Company. He serves on the Board of Trustees of Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium and the Gulfside Bank Board […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Melanie Griffin as Secretary of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation

On December 22, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Melanie Griffin as Secretary of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Melanie Griffin Griffin, of Tampa, is an Attorney with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick and Senior Advisor for Business-to-Business Relationships for Shumaker Advisors Florida. She is also the Founder and Owner of Spread […]