Movers and Shakers

Governor Rick Scott Appointments:

(many appointments are awaiting confirmation from the Senate)

Commission on Ethics Reappointed are Daniel Brady, Miami Shores, retired; Kimberly Rezanka, Merritt Island, an attorney with Cantwell and Goldman P.A; and Guy Norris. Lake City, an attorney with Norris and Norris P.A. Appointed was Ashley Coone, Arcadia, a president at ASC Consulting and Marketing and previously served as the DeSoto County Clerk of the Circuit Court.

Florida Citrus Commission Reappointed were Ellis Hunt Jr., Babson Park, president of Hunt Brothers Inc.; Dan Casper, Fort Myers, president of Southern Gardens Citrus; and Marty McKenna, Sebring, owner of McKenna Associates Citrus Inc.

Florida Council on Arts and Culture Reappointed were Katharine Dickenson, Vero Beach, a community volunteer; and Hope McMath, Jacksonville, founder and director of Yellow House, LLC. Appointed were Lois Benson, Pensacola, board member of the Emerald Coast Utility Authority; Jason Tapia, Miami, owner of Building Center No. 3, LLC; and Maria Emilia Faedo, Tampa, an artist and retired arts administrator.

Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Reappointed was Robert Spottswood, Key West, chief executive officer of Spottswood Companies, Inc. Spottswood currently serves as vice-chairman of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Appointed were Gary Lester, Oxford, vice president for community relations at The Villages; and Joshua Kellam, Palm Beach Gardens, is the president of the Florida Division of ESG Enterprises. Kellam is also a member of the Water Resource Advisory Coalition of South Florida Water Management District.

Florida Historical Commission Appointed were J. Michael Francis, St. Petersburg, chair of the department of history and politics at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg; and Judy Bense, Pensacola, professor and President Emeritus at the University of West Florida.

Florida Public Service Commission Appointed was Andrew Fay, Tallahassee, special counsel and the director of legislative affairs, cabinet affairs, and public policy for Attorney General Pam Bondi.

South Florida Regional Planning Council Reappointed were Sandra Walters, Sugarloaf Key, president and chief executive officer of SWC, Inc.; and Patricia Asseff, Hollywood, owner of Asseff Realty, LLC.

West Florida Regional Planning Council Appointed was Kurvin Qualls, Jay, the former mayor of the town of Jay, Florida.

Lake Shore Hospital Authority Reappointed was Lory Chancy, Lake City, a radiologic technologist with Raul Zelaya, MD.