Governor Ron DeSantis, FWC Announce Additional Fall Recreational Snapper Season Dates in Gulf

On November 18, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Red Snapper Season will be open for additional dates this fall for private recreational anglers and state for-hire operations in the Gulf of Mexico. Additional dates include Nov. 21, 22, 27, 28 and 29. During this season, private recreational anglers may harvest red snapper in Gulf state and federal waters. However, state […]

MEMORANDUM: Executive Order 20-278 (Amending Executive Order 20-277, Emergency Management – Hurricane Eta)

On November 11, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

MEMORANDUM TO:                 Members of the Press FROM:           Fredrick Piccolo Jr., Director of Communications, Governor Ron DeSantis DATE:            November 11, 2020 RE:                  Executive Order 20-278 (Amending Executive Order 20-277, Emergency Management – Hurricane Eta) Good afternoon: Today, Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-278 regarding Hurricane Eta, which amends Executive Order 20-277 to include all of the following […]

Governor Ron DeSantis, State Agencies Highlight State Resources Available for Veteran-Owned Businesses

On November 10, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. –  In advance of Veterans Day, Governor Ron DeSantis, and State Agencies recognized the many veteran-owned, small businesses who contribute to Florida’s economy. The state of Florida offers multiple resources to connect veteran-owned businesses with opportunities for growth and prosperity. “We continue working to ensure Florida remains the most veteran-friendly state, offering programs […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Robbie Roepstorff to the Florida Gulf Coast University Board of Trustees

On November 6, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Robbie Roepstorff to the Florida Gulf Coast University Board of Trustees. Robbie Roepstorff Roepstorff, of Sanibel, is the President and Director of Edison National Bank of Fort Myers. She is a former Chair of the Florida Gulf Coast University Board of Trustees and currently […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Four to the Board of Accountancy

On November 6, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Brent Sparkman, William Blend, Jason Lafser and Bill Benson to the Board of Accountancy. Brent Sparkman Sparkman, of Tallahassee, is a certified public accountant and partner at Carr, Riggs and Ingram. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Florida […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Carey Baker and Ed Kelley to the Local Government Efficiency Task Force

On November 6, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Carey Baker and Ed Kelley to the Local Government Efficiency Task Force. Carey Baker Baker, of Eustis, is the elected Property Appraiser of Lake County. He is a former member of the Florida House of Representatives as well as the Florida Senate where he […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Seven to the Florida Endowment Foundation for Vocational Rehabilitation Board of Directors

On November 6, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Lori Fahey, Edmund Finder, James “Chip” Byers, Alexis Dempsey, Douglas Hilliard and Todd Jennings to the Florida Endowment Foundation for Vocational Rehabilitation Board of Directors. Lori Fahey Fahey, of Tallahassee, is President and CEO of The Family Café, a non-profit focused on connecting Floridians […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Eight to the CareerSource Florida Board of Directors

On November 6, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Stephanie Smith, Allison Kinney, Sophia Eccleston, Emmanuel Tormes, Patsy Sanchez, Samuel Robbin, Jonathan Miller and Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson to the CareerSource Florida Board of Directors. Stephanie Smith Smith, of Tallahassee, is the Senior Director of Government Relations for Anthem, Inc. Previously, she was a […]

Governor Ron DeSantis, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and the CareerSource Florida Network Announce Statewide Paychecks for Patriots Virtual Hiring Fairs for Military Veterans and Families

On November 6, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – This week, Governor Ron DeSantis issued an official proclamation to recognize the launch of Florida’s annual Paychecks for Patriots hiring fairs, taking place virtually and statewide from Nov. 4-21, 2020. Coordinated by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) and the CareerSource Florida network, Paychecks for Patriots career fairs connect veterans and […]

DeSantis/Nuñez Administration Schedule for Friday, November 6, 2020

On November 6, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

DeSantis/Nuñez Administration Schedule for Friday, November 6, 2020