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Governor Rick Scott Reappoints 42 To Boards and Commissions Throughout the State
Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced 42 reappointments to boards and commissions throughout the state.
Governor Scott said, “I am happy to reappoint 42 individuals in important positions all across the state in our collective effort to make Florida the number one place in the nation to live, work and raise a family. I look forward to their continued service to Florida families.”
Dr. John Armstrong, State Surgeon General and Secretary of the Florida Department of Health, is reappointed for a term beginning May 16, 2013, and ending at the pleasure of the Governor.
Governor Scott said, “Dr. Armstrong has done a terrific job leading the Florida Department of Health over the last year. Under his leadership, the Department has become more efficient for Florida taxpayers, and focused on its mission to keep Florida families healthy. I look forward to Dr. Armstrong continuing his work at the Department of Health.”
Michael D. Crews, Secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections, is reappointed for a term beginning May 16, 2013, and ending at the pleasure of the Governor.
Governor Scott said, “Secretary Michael Crews has worked in corrections for nearly 30 years, and has utilized that experience to keep Florida a safe state to live and visit. Secretary Crews leads a team of hard working professionals who have shown proven results, with recidivism dropping to 27.6 percent in Florida. I am happy to reappoint him to a second term.”
Jesse Panuccio, Executive Director of the Department of Economic Opportunity, is reappointed for a term beginning May 16, 2013, and ending at the pleasure of the Governor.
Governor Scott said, “Florida’s economic success has continued under Jesse’s leadership at the Department of Economic Opportunity, our state’s chief economic agency. Jesse has worked to create an environment where Florida’s private sector can create jobs and opportunities for Florida families. Our efforts have worked. Our state’s unemployment rate continues to drop and we have created over 320,000 private-sector jobs in 2 years. It’s my pleasure to reappoint Jesse to lead the Department of Economic Opportunity.”
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