Board of Governors appoints university trustees

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The Board of Governors today made the following appointments to boards of trustees across the State University System. Appointees were selected from a competitive field of applicants and are subject to attending a Board of Governors’ orientation, the Trustee Summit, and confirmation by the Florida Senate. All appointments are for five-year terms beginning Jan 6, 2018. The appointment term for Florida Polytechnic University begins November 9, 2017.

  • Ms. Kimberly Moore was reappointed to the Florida A&M University Board of Trustees. She is the vice president for workforce innovation at Tallahassee Community College.
  • Mr. Brent Burns was appointed to the Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees. He is the president and chief operating officer of JM Family Enterprises, Inc.
  • Mr. Richard Eide was appointed to the Florida Gulf Coast University Board of Trustees. He is the owner of Princess Palm Sales, LLC.
  • Mr. Roger Tovar was appointed to the Florida International University Board of Trustees. He is the owner and CEO of Palmetto57 Auto Group, AMS Group, Chicagoland Restaurants, and Albany Auto Group.
  • Dr. Louis Saco was appointed to the Florida Polytechnic University Board of Trustees. He is the CEO of Watson Clinic, LLP, chair of Watson Clinic Foundation Board of Directors, and medical director and member of Lakeland CEO and diagnostic center.
  • Mr. Jim Henderson was appointed to the Florida State University Board of Trustees. He is past president and chief operating officer of Brown & Brown Insurance.
  • Mr. George Skestos was reappointed to the New College of Florida Board of Trustees. He is founder of Homewood Corporation, Trinity Home Builders, and Franklin Bank.
  • Ms. Beverly Seay was reappointed to the University of Central Florida Board of Trustees. She is executive director of the Nebraska Applied Research Institute.
  • Dr. Anne Egan was appointed to the University of North Florida Board of Trustees. She is a pediatrician and partner at the Carithers Pediatric Group and section chief of pediatrics at St. Vincent’s Hospital.
  • Ms. Suzanne Lewis was reappointed to the University of West Florida Board of Trustees. She is a management and leadership consultant and former superintendent of Yellowstone National Park.

 

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