Gov. Scott Announces Three Appointments and Five Reappointments to Multiple State Colleges

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Today, Governor Rick Scott announced three appointments and five reappointments to multiple state colleges.

Northwest Florida State College District Board of Trustees 

Craig Barker, 49, of Destin, is an independent business consultant. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and his master’s degree from the University of West Florida. Barker is reappointed for a term beginning February 1, 2018 and ending May 31, 2021.

The appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate. 

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota District Board of Trustees

Bob Wyatt, 57, of Osprey, is the president of Investor Protector, Inc. He received his bachelor’s degree from Southern Methodist University. Wyatt is reappointed for a term beginning February 1, 2018 and ending May 31, 2021.

Ed Bailey, 42, of Palmetto, is the finance manager of Sarasota Ford. He is also a realtor with Leslie Wells Realty. Bailey is reappointed for a term beginning February 1, 2018 and ending May 31, 2021.

The appointments are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate. 

Florida Gateway College District Board of Trustees

David Crawford, 57, of Macclenny, is the director of auxiliary services and former principal for the Baker County Public School District. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of North Florida. Crawford is appointed to fill a vacant seat for a term beginning February 1, 2018 and ending May 31, 2021.

The appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.

Indian River State College District Board of Trustees

Tony George, 55, of Stuart, is a partner at Fox Wackeen Law Firm. He received his bachelor’s and juris doctorate degrees from the University of Florida. George is reappointed for a term beginning February 1, 2018 and ending May 31, 2019. 

The appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.

St. Johns River State College District Board of Trustees

Brian Keith, 61, of Palatka, is the owner and facility manager of Newcastle Shipyards, LLC. Keith received his bachelor’s degree from Vincennes University. He is reappointed for a term beginning February 1, 2018 and ending May 31, 2021.

The appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate. 

Pasco-Hernando State College District Board of Trustees

Ray Gadd Jr., 60, of Land ‘o’ Lakes, is the deputy superintendent of Pasco County Schools. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of South Florida. Gadd succeeds Ed Blommel, and is appointed for a term beginning February 1, 2018 and ending May 31, 2019.

David Garcia, 67, of Spring Hill, is the lead pastor at Grace World Outreach Church. He received his bachelor’s degree from the International Seminary, his master’s in Theology, and his Doctor of Ministry in theology from Life Christian University. Garcia succeeds Morris Porton and is appointed for a term beginning February 1, 2018 and ending May 31, 2019.

The appointments are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.

 

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