Appointments by Governor Rick Scott:
Broward College District Board of Trustees Appointed was Matthew Caldwell, Fort Lauderdale, president and chief executive officer of the Florida Panthers Hockey Club. Caldwell serves on the board of directors for the Boys & Girls Club, and as a council member for the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance CEO Council.
Daytona State College District Board of Trustees Reappointed were Anne Patterson, DeLand, a retired math teacher for the Volusia County School System and the former chief executive officer of Mainly Math, Inc.; and Garry Lubi, Palm Coast, senior vice president of commercial banking for CenterState Bank.
Eastern Florida State College District Board of Trustees Appointed were Bruce Deardoff, Cocoa Beach, chairman of Deardoff Automotive Group; and Dr. Edgar Figueroa, Melbourne, a trauma surgeon with Health First Melbourne.
Florida Keys Community College District Board of Trustees Appointed was Dan Leben, Key Largo, owner of SmartScript Pharmacy.
Florida Virtual School Board of Trustees Appointed was Dr. Lee Mandel, Fort Lauderdale, a physician with the South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center.
Hillsborough Community College District Board of Trustees Reappointed was Steve Cona III, Tampa, president and chief executive officer of the Associated Builders and Contractors Florida Gulf Coast Chapter.
Miami Dade College District Board of Trustees Appointed was Susan Amat, Miami, chief executive officer of Venture Hive. Reappointed was Ben Leon, Coral Gables, executive vice chairman of Leon Medical Centers, Inc.
New College of Florida Board of Trustees Appointed was Garin Hoover, Sarasota, owner of Hoover Realty and a retired attorney.
North Florida Community College District Board of Trustees Reappointed were Alton Williams Jr., Live Oak, retired sheriff of Suwannee County and member of the Florida Army National Guard from 1960 to 1968; Billy Washington, Pinetta, past president of Briggs, Washington and Thompson Land Surveying, Inc. and currently the Madison County Clerk of Court; and Sandra Haas, McAlpin, retired attorney for the 3rd circuit for Guardian Ad Litem.
Northwest Florida State College District Board of Trustees Reappointed were Charlotte Flynt, Miramar Beach, a retired general contractor and owner of Two Oaks Construction, Inc.; and Lori Kelley, Fort Walton Beach, a certified public accountant with Warren Averett, LLC. Appointed were Reynolds Henderson, Santa Rosa Beach, owner of Continental Pacific, LLC.; and Major General Don Litke, USAF, Niceville, a retired Major General in the United States Air Force.
Pasco-Hernando State College District Board of Trustees Reappointed were Robin Schneider, Springhill, the marketing coordinator for the Medical Center of Trinity and previous director of marketing for the Brooksville/Springhill Regional Hospital; Al Hernandez, Odessa, market vice president of Humana; and Lee Maggard, Zephyrhills, assistant vice president and commercial relationship manager for CenterState Bank.
Seminole State College District Board of Trustees Daniel O’Keefe, Longwood, Orlando office managing partner at Moore, Stephens Lovelace, P.A.
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota District Board of Trustees Reappointed were Jaymie Carter, Bradenton, a realtor with Michael Saunders & Company; and Rod Thompson, Sarasota, owner of The Thompson Media Group.
Southwestern State College District Board of Trustees Reappointed were of Bruce Laishley, Punta Gorda, co-owner of Smuggler’s Enterprises, Inc, and chief executive officer of Florida Premier Contractors, LLC, and the co-owner of Southwest Land Developers, Inc.; Jonathan Martin, Fort Myers, an attorney with Parvey & Frankel Attorneys, P.A.; and Danny Nix, Punta Gorda, owner of Nix & Associates Real Estate, LLC.
Valencia College District Board of Trustees Appointed was Beth Smith, Winter Park, government and education manager for Cigna.