TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Stormie Knight and the reappointment of Adrian Soud and Patricia Tuthill to the State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision.


Stormie Knight

Knight is a Policy Coordinator for the Executive Office of the Governor. Previously, she was the Deputy Director of Government Relations for the Florida Court Clerks and Comptrollers Association and an Adjunct Instructor of Criminal Justice for Saint Leo University. Knight earned her bachelor’s degree in criminology and sociology and her master’s degree in criminology from Florida State University.


Adrian Soud

Soud is a Judge on the Fifth District Court of Appeal. He previously served on the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida from 2009–2022 and was appointed in 2017 as the State Courts System’s representative on the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation. Soud earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and his juris doctor from Stetson University.


Patricia Tuthill

Tuthill is the President and Founder of the Peyton Tuthill Foundation and an Operations Consultant for the Florida Youth Foundation. She has dedicated her time to advocating for victims’ issues and public safety. She is the recipient of the American Parole and Probation Association Judge Joe Keegan Award and previously served as Florida’s Delegate for the American Corrections Association. Tuthill earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Southern Illinois University and her master’s degree in management from Troy State University.




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