Movers and Shakers

Governor Scott Appointments:

Statewide Drug Policy Advisory Council Dorothy “Dotti” Groover-Skipper,  founder of HeartDance Foundation Inc and the divisional anti-trafficking coordinator for the Salvation Army Florida Divisional Headquarters; Doug Leonardo, executive director of BayCare Behavioral Health; Peggy Sapp,  president and chief executive officer of Informed Families;  and Dr. John Van Delinder, executive director of the Sunshine State Association of Christian Schools.

Florida Humanities Council Brian Dassler, deputy chancellor for educator quality at Florida Department of Education; Thomas Lang, former director of the Kissimmee Convention and Visitors Bureau; Dr. Sue Kim,  retired psychiatrist with the Coatesville VA Medical Center; and Dr. Glenda Walters, community volunteer and retired adjunct professor with Gulf Coast Community College and Barry University.

South Florida Regional Transportation Authority Andrew Frey,  principal of Tecela;  Frank Frione, owner and CEO of GFA International Inc.; and James “Jim” Scott, the chairman of Tripp Scott PA.

Central Florida Expressway Authority Andria Herr, president of Hylant Orlando and a member of the Seminole County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and the Seminole State College Foundation Board of Directors.

Southwest Florida Water Management District John Henslick, owner of Henslick & Associates; and Kelly Rice, president of Physical Therapy Services of Brooksville Inc. and the Rice Cattle Company, and broker and owner of Century 21 Prime Property Resources Inc.

Broward College District Board of Trustees Dr. Rajendra Gupta, medical doctor at R.P. Gupta and Associates and previous member of Florida Atlantic University’s board of trustees; and Mike Rump, president of Continental Public Adjusters, Inc. and president of the Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters’ board of directors.

Florida Virtual School Board of Trustees Robert Gidel Sr., managing partner at Liberty Capital; Iris Gonzalez, corporate director of multicultural strategies at Bright House Network; Dame Dhyana Ziegler, the Garth C. Reeves Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair of Excellence in the School of Journalism and Graphic Communication at Florida A&M University; Robert Saltsman 62, attorney and certified public accountant with Saltsman, Charlton & Associates P.A.; Brian Cunningham, President of J Strategies; and  Linda Pellegrini President of Pellegrini homes.

College of Central Florida District Board of Trustees Rusty Branson, president of Gateway Bank and previous chairman of the College of Central Florida Foundation.

Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind Board of Trustees Carlo Zampogna, an attorney at Carlo F. Zampogna PA and a member of the Collier County Bar Association board of directors and the Florida Bar Board of Governors Young Lawyers Division.

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