Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointments of Susan R. Caron, Jose “Joe” Conrado, Mark Feurer, and Phoebe Raulerson to the Indian River State College District Board of Trustees.
Caron, 52, of Fort Pierce, has been an administrative assistant for the St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners since 2010. Previously, she was an owner and vice president of Robert M. Caron Construction Inc. for 28 years. She served on the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council from 2007 to 2009 and the St. Lucie County Planning and Zoning Commission for five years. She succeeds Samuel L. Patterson, and is appointed for a term beginning April 18, 2012, and ending May 31, 2014.
Conrado, 62, of Vero Beach, has been the president of Conrado Enterprises since 1982. He has served on the Indian River State College Foundation Board since 1985 and the Palm Beach McDonald’s Marketing Association since 1992, serving as the organization’s president from 2008 to 2012. Conrado received an associate degree from Indian River Community College. He succeeds Gerald T. Roden, and is appointed for a term beginning April 18, 2012, and ending May 31, 2015.
Feurer, 57, of Vero Beach, has been the president of Communications International Inc. since 2005. From 1981 to 2001, he served in the United States Navy. Feurer received a bachelor’s degree from Antioch College. He succeeds Tomas R. Perez, and is appointed for a term beginning April 18, 2012, and ending May 31, 2014.
Raulerson, 73, of Okeechobee, is a retired educator who served as superintendent of Okeechobee County Schools from 1998 to 2004. Previously, she served as assistant superintendent from 1996 to 1998 and principal of Okeechobee High School from 1984 to 1996. She served on the State Board of Education from 2004 to 2009. Raulerson received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Florida. She succeeds Cheryl L. Kirton, and is appointed for a term beginning April 18, 2012, and ending May 31, 2014.
The appointments are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.
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