Governor Ron DeSantis Makes One Judicial Appointment

On April 29, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announces a judicial appointment to the Volusia County Court. Rachel Myers, of DeLand, to serve as Judge on the Volusia County Court Myers has served as the Managing Partner of Myers Law Group, P.A. since 2016. Previously, she served as an Assistant State Attorney in the Seventh Judicial Circuit. […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Five to the Construction Industry Licensing Board

On April 29, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Bradley Barreto, Robert Maphis, Michael Sasso, Michael Strickland, and Brian Zettle to the Construction Industry Licensing Board. Bradley Barreto Barreto, of Coral Gables, is the Principal and Broker of Barreto Real Estate Group, LLC. He is currently appointed to the Millennial Task Force by Miami-Dade […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Six to the Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors

On April 29, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Charles Howe, Jane Decker, Mark Grenier, Alexander Hernandez, Peter Ringle, and Steven Schoeff to the Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors. Charles Howe Howe, of Gainesville, is currently the Plans Examiner for the City of Gainesville. He previously served as a Deputy Sheriff for the […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Eight to the State Apprenticeship Advisory Council

On April 29, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Kirk Barras, Steve Cona III, Marcelo Dossantos, Eric Kennedy, David McCraw, Lee Middleton, Natasha Sherwood, and Kathryn Starkey to the State Apprenticeship Advisory Council. Kirk Barras Barras, of Middleburg, is the Training Director for Jacksonville Plumbers & Pipefitters. He is a veteran having served in […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Daniel Foganholi to the School Board of Broward County

On April 29, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Daniel Foganholi to the School Board of Broward County. Daniel Foganholi  Foganholi, of Coral Springs, is currently a Design Consultant for Arhaus. He currently works with the American Brazilian Coalition, is an active member of his church, Habitat for Humanity, and Feeding America. Foganholi earned […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints James Scholl to the Monroe County Board of County Commissioners

On April 29, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of James Scholl to the Monroe County Board of County Commissioners. James Scholl Scholl, of Key West, served as the City Manager for the City of Key West from 2007 to 2012 and 2014 to 2019. Prior to that, he was the Senior Government Director of […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Dr. Marc Klein to the Board of Podiatric Medicine

On April 29, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Dr. Marc Klein to the Board of Podiatric Medicine. Marc Klein Dr. Klein, of Boca Raton, is a practicing podiatrist at Florida Foot Specialists. He has been practicing podiatric medicine since 1981. He is currently a member of the Florida Podiatric Medical Association and the […]

Governor DeSantis Thanks Retiring Supreme Court Justice Alan Lawson for His Service

On April 29, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Florida Supreme Court Justice Alan Lawson announced his retirement after serving as the 86th Justice of the Florida Supreme Court since his appointment in December 2016. A native of Lakeland, Justice Lawson had previously served as the Chief Judge of Florida’s 5th District Court of Appeals and as an assistant county attorney for Orange County. […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Awards More Than $22 Million for Broadband, Infrastructure, and Workforce Development in Florida Communities

On April 29, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

WILLISTON, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced $22 million in funding to 15 Florida communities through the CDBG-CV program. These awards will support projects including expanding broadband internet services, improvements to community centers, and small business grants. Governor DeSantis also announced that in this year’s budget, he will be approving more than $460,000 to add […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Ten Bills and Vetoes One Bill

On April 27, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills: CS/HB 375 – Structural Engineering Recognition Program for Professional Engineers CS/HB 481 – Temporary Underground Power Panels CS/CS/HB 1411 – Floating Solar Facilities   SB 350 – Procedures for Petitions for Utility Rate Relief SB 442 – Powers of Land Authorities CS/CS/SB 882 – Inventories of Critical […]