Gov. Scott Appoints State Representative Scott Plakon to Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory Committee

On July 28, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of State Representative Scott Plakon to the Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory Committee. Governor Scott said, “Following the tragic loss of his wife, Susie, to Alzheimer’s, I know that Representative Plakon will be a strong advocate and committed partner in the fight to end Alzheimer’s in Florida. […]

Gov. Scott Reappoints Dr. Riazul Imami to District Medical Examiners

On July 27, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of Dr. Riazul Imami to the District Medical Examiners. Dr. Riazul Imami, 84, of Port Charlotte, is the chief medical examiner of District 22. He is reappointed for a term beginning July 27, 2018, and ending July 1, 2020. ###

Gov. Scott Appoints Vanzetta Thomas to Union County Housing Authority

On July 27, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Vanzetta Thomas to the Union County Housing Authority. Vanzetta Thomas, 46, of Lake Butler, is a supervisor with the Tacachalee Center. She fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term beginning July 27, 2018, and ending August 7, 2020. ###

Gov. Scott Appoints Four to Jackson County Hospital District

On July 27, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of two and the reappointment of two to the Jackson County Hospital District. Michael Nuccio, 55, of Marianna, is a physician assistant at Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic at Marianna. He succeeds James Ward and is appointed for a term beginning July 27, 2018 and ending August […]

Gov. Scott Appoints Joseph Brooks to Lake Shore Hospital Authority

On July 27, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Joseph Brooks to the Lake Shore Hospital Authority. Joseph Brooks, 34, of Lake City, is the chief financial officer for Haven. He fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term beginning July 27, 2018, and ending July 20, 2022. ###

Gov. Scott Appoints Two to the Fifth District Court of Appeal

On July 27, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced two appointments to the Fifth District Court of Appeal. Judge Jamie R. Grosshans, 39, of Winter Garden, is a county judge for Orange County, and previously served as an Assistant State Attorney for the Ninth Judicial Circuit. She received her bachelor’s degree from Thomas Edison State College […]

Gov. Scott Appoints Michael J. Linn to the Nineteenth Circuit Court

On July 27, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Michael J. Linn to the Nineteenth Circuit Court. Linn, 39, of Port St. Lucie, is an Assistant State Attorney for the Nineteenth Circuit. He received his bachelor’s degree from University of West Florida and his law degree from University of Florida College of Law. […]

Gov. Scott: DOS Approves 49 Election Security Grant Applications

On July 27, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, following Governor Rick Scott’s direction to the Department of State (DOS) to draw down $19 million in federal funding for securing Florida’s elections, Secretary of State Ken Detzner approved and submitted nearly $10.3 million in election security grants from 49 Florida counties to Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis’ office. DOS will […]

Gov. Scott Announces Intent to Appoint Judge Lester Bass to the Fourth Judicial Circuit Court

On July 26, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced his intent to appoint Judge Lester Bass to the Fourth Judicial Circuit Court.  Governor Rick Scott said, “Throughout his career, Judge Bass has demonstrated a commitment to his community and to public service. His service on the County Court has reflected the values we should expect from […]

Christina K. Daly Leaving Department of Juvenile Justice

On July 26, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida Department of Juvenile Justice Secretary Christina K. Daly is leaving the agency effective August 31, 2018. She has served at DJJ since 2006. More details on future leadership will be announced soon. Governor Scott said, “Christy Daly has done a fantastic job at DJJ and […]