Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Judge Renatha Francis to Serve on the Florida Supreme Court

On August 5, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Judge Renatha Francis to the Florida Supreme Court. Francis’ appointment fills the vacancy of former Florida Supreme Court Justice Al Lawson, who announced his retirement earlier this year. Francis will officially take her seat on the Supreme Court on September 1, 2022. […]

MEMORANDUM: Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of United States Representative Jackie Walorski

On August 4, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TO:                   Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Management and Development   FROM:             Governor Ron DeSantis   DATE:              August 4, 2022   RE:                   Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of United […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Suspends State Attorney Andrew Warren for Refusing to Enforce Florida Law

On August 4, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

Governor DeSantis appoints current Hillsborough County Judge Susan Lopez to serve as Acting State Attorney of the 13th Judicial Circuit TAMPA, Fla.— Today, Governor Ron DeSantis suspended State Attorney Andrew Warren of the 13th Judicial Circuit due to neglect of duty. The Governor has the authority to suspend a state officer under Article IV, Section […]

First Lady Casey DeSantis Launches Florida Cancer Connect

On August 3, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

A Statewide Initiative to Provide Cancer Information and Survivor Stories     JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Today, First Lady Casey DeSantis unveiled Florida Cancer Connect, an initiative that focuses on providing information on cancer treatment, caregiver tools, and stories from brave Floridians who have fought this disease on one centralized website. First Lady DeSantis was joined […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces New Opioid Recovery Program in Florida

On August 3, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis was joined by Florida health officials to announce the expansion of a new, piloted substance abuse and recovery network to disrupt the opioid epidemic. The network of addiction care – Coordinated Opioid Recovery (CORE) – is the first of its kind in the nation, coordinated through the Department […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Two to the Education Commission of the States

On July 29, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Angela Falconetti and Henry Mack to the Education Commission of the States.   Angela Falconetti, EdD Falconetti, of Winter Haven, is the President of Polk State College. She is the immediate Past Chair of the Association of Florida Colleges Council of Presidents and is a member […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Reappoints Eugene Lamb, Jr. to the Tallahassee Community College District Board of Trustees

On July 29, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the reappointment Eugene Lamb, Jr. to the Tallahassee Community College District Board of Trustees.   Eugene Lamb, Jr. Lamb, of Midway, is a retired teacher who taught in Leon, Gadsden, and Volusia County Schools for over 30 years and is a veteran of the United States Army. He is […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Cherie Hill to the School Board of Columbia County

On July 29, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Cherie Hill to the School Board of Columbia County.   Cherie Hill Hill, of Lake City, is an Adjunct Instructor at Saint Leo University and a former Principal and Assistant Superintendent of Columbia County Schools. She was named Columbia County Principal of the Year and holds […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Jeffery Moore to the Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners

On July 29, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Jeffery Moore to the Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners.   Jeffery Moore Moore, of Havana, is a former Tax Law Specialist for the Florida Department of Revenue.  He is the past Chairman of the Gadsden Soil and Water Conservation District, is a member of the […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Lee “Gene” Bailey to the Calhoun County Board of County Commissioners

On July 29, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Lee “Gene” Bailey to the Calhoun County Board of County Commissioners.   Lee “Gene” Bailey Bailey, of Blountstown, formerly served as a Calhoun County Commissioner. Originally elected in 1972, he served from 1972-1980 and was elected again in 2016. Bailey is a former construction project consultant […]