Movers and Shakers

Department of Corrections Appointed secretary was Mark Inch, a retired United States Army Major General who served as the director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Department of Environmental Protection Reappointed Secretary was Noah Valenstein. He was confirmed by the Cabinet on February 26th.

Department of Juvenile Justice Appointed secretary was Simone Marstiller, previously an attorney with Gunster, Yoakley, Stewart, P.A., in the firm’s Tallahassee and Tampa office. Before that, Martiller served as a judge for six years on the First District Court of Appeal.

Department of Management Services Appointed secretary was Jonathan Satter. Satter served as managing director of U.S. operations for Avision Young from 2013-2018 and was appointed twice by former Governor Bush to serve as a commissioner of the health care district of Palm Beach County from 2005 to 2011.

Department of Transportation Appointed Secretary was Kevin J. Thibault. Thibault most recently served as the Southeast regional senior vice president of TranSystems Corporation.

Florida Polytechnic University Board of Trustees Reappointed was Robert Stork, Vero Beach, founder and chief executive officer of Communications International, Inc.

Florida Secretary of State Appointed secretary was Judge Laurel M. Lee, wife of Senator Tom Lee (R-Brandon). She replaces Mike Ertel who resigned January 24th after racist photos of him emerged in the press.