Movers and Shakers

Governor DeSantis Appointments:

Florida Building Commission Reappointed were W. Grey Marker II, Fort Lauderdale, CEO of Marker Construction Group; Michael Bourré, Fleming Island, president of Bourré Construction Group and president of the Florida Home Builders; and Paul Jones, Jacksonville, president and CEO of W.W. Gay Mechanical Contractor, Inc.

Florida International University Board of Trustees Appointed was Marc Sarnoff, Miami, an attorney and partner at Shutts and Bowen.

Florida Public Service Commission Appointed was Gabriella Passidomo, Tallahassee, an attorney in the regulatory analysis section of the Florida Public Service Commission’s Office of the General Counsel.

Florida State University Board of Trustees Appointed was Vivian de las Cuevas-Diaz, Coral Gables, an attorney and partner with Holland and Knight.

Florida Transportation Commission Appointed were Alex Lastra, Miami, managing member of Desarrollo Florida; and Russell “Rusty” Roberts, Longwood, a transportation consultant.

Greater Orlando Aviation Authority Appointed was Tim Weisheyer, Orlando, founder and owner of Dream Builders Realty and dbrCommercial Real Estate.

Hillsborough Community College District Board of Trustees Appointed was Aakash Patel, Tampa, founder and president of Elevate Inc.

Lake-Sumter State College District Board of Trustees Appointed were Jennifer Hooten, Bushnell, teacher of American government and economics at South Sumter High School; Emily Lee, Eustis, former director of children’s services for Lake County; Ivy Parks, Clermont, an administrator with Parks Consulting Services; Peter Wahl, The Villages, former president of The Villages Health System; and Bryn Blaise, The Villages, a licensed engineer with Blaise Engineering.

Miami Dade College District Board of Trustees Appointed were Ismare Monreal, Miami, acting vice president and dean of students at Johnson and Wales University; and Michael Bileca, Miami, executive director of the Dennis Bileca Institute for Character and Excellence.