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Governor Rick Scott Appoints Two to the St. Johns River Water Management District
Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Douglas Burnett and the reappointment of Maryam Ghyabi to the Governing Board of the St. Johns River Water Management District.
Burnett, 68, of St. Augustine, is a retired Major General in the United States Air Force Florida Air National Guard. He succeeds Richard Hamann, and is appointed for a term beginning May 21, 2013, and ending March 1, 2017.
Ghyabi, 50, of Ormond Beach, is the president of Ghyabi and Associates. She previously served as the Chief Transportation Planner for Volusia County and as a civil engineer for the Florida Department of Transportation. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Central Florida. She is reappointed for a term beginning May 21, 2013, and ending March 21, 2017.
The appointments are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.
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