Governor Ron DeSantis Makes Two Judicial Appointments

On July 22, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis is excited to announce two judicial appointments, one to the First Judicial Circuit Court and one to the Escambia County Court.     Randall “Todd” Harris, of Cantonment, to serve as Judge on the First Judicial Circuit Court   Harris is a Partner at Fleming, Harris, Bond, Bush & […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Denounces the Cuban Regime’s Attempts to Steal from Americans with Deceitful Foreign Investment Policies

On July 22, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis directed the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and Enterprise Florida to issue an alert warning Floridians not to let the communist Cuban regime steal their money through a recent scheme seeking to attract foreign investment for the “non-state sector.” Over the past year and a half, the Biden […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Two to the Florida Defense Support Task Force

On July 22, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Gregory Billman and Steven “Reeves” Valentine to the Florida Defense Support Task Force.   Gregory Billman Billman, of Key West, is the Owner and Chief Executive Officer of GTOPS Inc. He is a retired United States Air Force Colonel, having served as the 45thSpace […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Six to the Board of Pilot Commissioners

On July 22, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Robert Benson, Sheldon Bernau, Bruce Cumings, Thomas “Jason” Hodge, and Brian Seuter and the reappointment of Michael Jaccoma to the Board of Pilot Commissioners.    Robert Benson Benson is a retired Partner with Crow Horwath LLP. He is a Florida certified public accountant and […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Alicia Beshears as Taylor County’s Superintendent of Schools

On July 22, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Alicia Beshears as Taylor County’s Superintendent of Schools.   Alicia Beshears Beshears, of Perry, was previously the Grants Coordinator for the Taylor County School Board. She is a former English and reading instructor, as well as a former Assistant Principal of both Taylor Middle […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Michael Greenwell to the Lee County Board of County Commissioners

On July 22, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Michael Greenwell to the Lee County Board of County Commissioners. Michael Greenwell Greenwell, of Alva, is the owner of 31 Produce and the Treasurer of Big League Builders. He is the former President and the current Vice President of the community board in North […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Reappoints Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez and Jeanette Rubio to the Statewide Council on Human Trafficking

On July 22, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the reappointment of Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez and Jeanette Rubio to the Statewide Council on Human Trafficking.   Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez Lieutenant Governor Nuñez was elected Florida’s first-ever female Hispanic Lieutenant Governor in 2018. She previously served as a State Representative of the Florida House of […]

First Lady Casey DeSantis Awards Hope Florida Funds to Five Northwest Florida Organizations Giving Hope to Florida Families

On July 21, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

FREEPORT, Fla. — Today, First Lady Casey DeSantis awarded five outstanding Northwest Florida organizations with $5,000 each through the Hope Florida Fund. She also awarded each organization with the First Lady’s Medal for Courage, Commitment & Service, which honors Floridians who are creating positive change in their communities. To watch the press conference, click here. […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Awards $430,000 to Manatee Technical College through the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund for Workforce Development

On July 21, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis awarded $430,000 to Manatee Technical College through the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund. The award funds a Diesel Systems Technology course to prepare a highly skilled workforce for in-demand occupations in the transportation, distribution, and logistics industries.   “Advancing Florida’s workforce continues to be a top priority for my […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Makes 50 Judicial Nominating Commission Appointments

On July 20, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announces the following appointments and reappointments to Florida’s Judicial Nominating Commissions.  Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission Fred Karlinsky, of Weston, is a Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, LLP. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami and his law degree from Florida State University. Karlinsky is reappointed […]