Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Patrick Zalupski to the University of Florida Board of Trustees

On February 2, 2023, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Patrick Zalupski to the University of Florida Board of Trustees.   Patrick Zalupski Zalupski of Ponte Vedra Beach is the Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Dream Finders Homes, Inc. He is a current member of the Northeast Florida Builders Association. Zalupski earned his bachelor’s […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Dr. Watson Ducatel to the Board of Osteopathic Medicine

On January 30, 2023, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Dr. Watson Ducatel to the Board of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Watson Ducatel Dr. Ducatel is the Owner and Physician of Healthy Bodies Medical Center. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the American College of Osteopathic Internists and is a current member of the […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Leah Valenti as Charlotte County Supervisor of Elections

On January 30, 2023, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Leah Valenti as Charlotte County Supervisor of Elections. Leah Valenti Valenti, of Port Charlotte, is the External Affairs Manager for TECO Peoples Gas. She previously served as the Southwest Florida District Director to Senator Rick Scott and District Director to Congressman Thomas Rooney. She is currently […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Jose R. Oliva to the Board of Governors of the State University System

On January 4, 2023, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Jose R. Oliva to the Board of Governors of the State University System. Jose R. Oliva Oliva is the Chief Executive Officer at Oliva International Foods. A former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, he served as a State Representative from 2011–2020. Oliva is […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Three to the E911 Board

On December 28, 2022, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Karen Dearden, Arnold Godwin, and Jason Shimko to the E911 Board.   Karen Dearden Dearden, of Tallahassee, is the External Affairs Manager for AT&T Florida. She was previously the Communications Director for the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Dearden earned her bachelor’s degree […]

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

On December 22, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, 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 the Director of Strategic Partnerships for the Brazilian American Coalition. He is an active member of his church and volunteers his time with the Habitat for […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Three to the Board of Podiatric Medicine

On December 28, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Dr. Robert Snyder and Dr. Cary Zinkin and the reappointment of Dr. Mark Block to the Board of Podiatric Medicine.   Dr. Robert Snyder Dr. Snyder is the Dean of the School of Podiatric Medicine at Barry University. He is currently an honorary visiting professor […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Reappoints Two to the Board of Optometry

On December 28, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the reappointment of John Griffin and Dr. Katie Spear to the Board of Optometry.   John Griffin Griffin, of Tallahassee, is an Attorney with Carson & Linn, P.A. He previously served as Cabinet Aide and Chief of the Administrative Law Section of the Office of the Attorney General. […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Two to the Board of Medicine

On December 28, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Dr. Gregory Coffman and Dr. Matthew Benson to the Board of Medicine.   Dr. Gregory Coffman Dr. Coffman is a Pediatrician at Orlando Health Physician Associates. With over 28 years of experience, he currently serves as the Co-Vice Chair of the Department of Pediatrics for […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Four to the Board of Chiropractic Medicine

On December 28, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Dr. Todd Cielo and Luis Fuste and the reappointment of Dr. Walter Melton and Dr. Michael Roberts to the Board of Chiropractic Medicine.   Dr. Todd Cielo Dr. Cielo is the President and Owner of Cielo Sports and Family Chiropractic Centre. As a practicing chiropractor […]