Governor Rick Scott Appoints Virginia Johns to Governing Board, Suwannee River Water Management District

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Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Virginia Hipp Johns to the lay member seat on the Governing Board, Suwannee River Water Management District.

Johns, 57, of Alachua, is the president of John Hipp Construction. Since 2011, she has been serving a second term on the City of Alachua Planning and Zoning Board. She became a licensed underground and excavation contractor and a qualified storm water inspector in 2003. Johns received an associate degree from Santa Fe College and an interior design degree from Bauder College. She succeeds James Fraleigh and is appointed for a term beginning March 1, 2012, and ending March 1, 2013.

The appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.

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