TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Joseph Brandenburg, Vincent Ferreira, Janis Liotta, Jill Peeples, and Darrin Williams of to the Board of Funeral, Cemetery, and Consumer Services.
Joseph Brandenburg
Brandenburg, of Jacksonville, is President, Funeral Director, and Embalmer of Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home. He is a veteran of the United States Army National Guard. Brandenburg earned his degree in mortuary science from the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service.
Vincent Ferreira 
Ferreira, of Starke, is the Owner and President of Ferreira Enterprises, Inc. He is also an advisor for funeral services education at Florida State College of Jacksonville. Ferreira earned his associate degree from Miami Dade College.
Janis Liotta
Liotta, of St. Augustine, is the Director of Income Tax Compliance for CSX Transportation. She is a member of the Tax Executive Institute. Liotta earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting and two master’s degrees in taxation and business administration from the University of Florida.
Jill Peeples
Peeples, of Jacksonville, is the Licensed Funeral Director at Peeples Funeral Services, Inc. She is a member of the Independent Funeral Directors of Florida and the National Funeral Directors Association. Peeples earned her associate degree in mortuary science from Gupton-Jones College.
Darrin Williams
Williams, of Jacksonville, is a Supervisor for Duval County Public Schools. He is a board member on the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention State Advisory Group and the Police Athletic League of Jacksonville. Williams earned his bachelor’s degree from Florida A&M University.
These appointments are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.

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