Movers and Shakers

Appointments by Governor Scott, subject to Senate approval: 

FLORIDA LOTTERY Tom Delacenserie, Tallahassee, Interim Secretary of the Florida Lottery. He replaces Cynthia O’Connell who recently resigned. Delacenserie has been the Deputy Secretary of Sales and Marketing at the Florida Lottery since 2013 and has worked for the Lottery since 2000.

FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE ASSOCIATION Robert Spottswood, Key West, chief executive officer of Spottswood Companies Inc. and a member of the Third District Court of Appeals Judicial Nominating Commission and the Governor’s Commission on Healthcare and Hospital Funding. He replaces Richard Corbett who resigned as the Chair of the agency’s Commission on September 1st.

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Nichole Geary, West Palm Beach, General Counsel for the DOH. She was previously an associate at Broad and Cassel.

NORTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT Ted Everett, Chipley, executive director of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and owner of Hard Labor Creek Hunting Plantation.

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY AVIATION AUTHORITY Robert Watkins, Tampa, is a certified public accountant and president of Robert Watkins and Company P.A.

FLORIDA CITRUS COMMISSION Aedan Dowling, Bradenton, senior director of global fruit procurement for Tropicana Products; Vernon Hollingsworth,  Arcadia, manager of citrus and cattle operation for VCH Citrus LLC;   and James “Jim” Horrisberger, Lakeland, North American fruits and juices procurement manager for The Coca Cola Company.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA BOARD OF TRUSTEES Joseph Conte, Winter Park, president and CEO of Consulate Health Care and Bill Yeargin, Chuluota, president and CEO of Correct Craft Inc.

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