Gov. Scott Appoints Chief Melanie Bevan to Statewide Council on Human Trafficking
Governor Rick Scott today announced the appointment of Chief Melanie Bevan to the Statewide Council on Human Trafficking.
Bevan, 52, of Bradenton, is the Chief of Police at the Bradenton Police Department. Bevan is a 31-year veteran law enforcement officer who most previously served as Assistant Chief at the St. Petersburg Police Department. She received her bachelor’s degree from Saint Leo University, her master’s degree from Troy State University, and her doctor of education degree from Argosy University. Bevan fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term beginning November 15, 2017, and ending June 30, 2018.
Gov. Scott Reappoints Representative Larry Metz to Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame Council
Governor Rick Scott today announced the reappointment Representative Larry E. Metz to the Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame Council.
Metz, 62, of Yalaha, has served in the Florida House of Representatives since 2010 and has practiced with the Metz Law Firm P.A. since 2007. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1976 to 1982, including active duty until 1980. Metz received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and a law degree from Florida State University. He is appointed for a term beginning November 15, 2017, and ending June 30, 2020.