Governor Rick Scott appointments for Monday, October 16, 2017

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Governor Rick Scott Appoints Two to Florida
Faith-Based and Community-Based Advisory Council

Governor Rick Scott today announced the appointment of Rabbi Yosef Weinstock and Rabbi Pinchas Taylor to the Florida Faith-Based and Community-Based Advisory Council.

Weinstock, 38, of Hollywood, is Senior Rabbi at Young Israel of Hollywood-Fort Lauderdale. He succeeds Alan Dimmitt and is appointed for a term beginning October 16, 2017 and ending July 18, 2021.

Taylor, 33, of Plantation, is a Rabbi at the Chabad of Plantation and a Chaplain for hospice organizations. He succeeds Leonel Mesa and is appointed for a term beginning October 16, 2017 and ending July 18, 2020.

Gov. Scott Appoints Three to Florida Violent Crime and Drug Control Council

Governor Rick Scott today announced one reappointment and two appointments to the Florida Violent Crime and Drug Control Council.

William Snyder, 65, of Stuart, currently serves as the Sheriff of Martin County and received his bachelor’s degree from Florida Gulf Coast University. Sheriff Snyder is reappointed for a term beginning October 16, 2017, and ending on June 30, 2019.

A.J. “Tony” Smith, 58, of Apalachicola, currently serves as the Sheriff of Franklin County and received his bachelor’s degree from Barry University. Sheriff Smith succeeds retired Sheriff Ben Johnson and is appointed for a term beginning October 16, 2017, and ending on June 30, 2019.

Robert Hicks, 47, of Leesburg, is the Chief of Police at the City of Leesburg Police Department. He received his bachelor’s degree from Warner University and his master’s degree from Columbia Southern University. Chief Hicks succeeds Chief Jeffrey Chudnow and is appointed for a term beginning October 16, 2017, and ending on June 30, 2019.

 

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