Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Spencer Hennings as Florida’s Condominium Ombudsman
Governor Ron DeSantis today announced the appointment of Spencer Hennings as Florida’s Condominium Ombudsman. The mission of the Office of the Condominium Ombudsman is to improve the quality of life for Florida condominium owners through prompt, professional, and courteous service as a neutral, informative and accessible resource.
Hennings, of Miami, was an associate at Irons Law Group, P.A. from 2019 until 2020. Previously, he was a real estate intern with Greenberg Traurig, LLP, in 2009 and an associate attorney with Weitzner and Jonas, P.A. from 2017 until 2018. Hennings served as a legal intern with the Eleventh Judicial Circuit’s State Attorney’s Office in 2017 and as a judicial intern with the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court of Florida in 2016. Hennings earned his bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Florida State University, and his juris doctorate and master’s in law in real property development from the University of Miami.
Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Daniel Hodges to the Clay County Utility Authority
Governor Ron DeSantis today announced the appointment of Daniel Hodges to the Clay County Utility Authority.
Hodges, of Fleming Island, is the president of Hodges Management Group, LLC. Previously, he was platform president with Scott-McRae Automotive Group. He has served as a trustee on the board of St. Johns Country Day School since 2016. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business from Liberty University and his master’s degree in business administration from Jacksonville University. Hodges is appointed to a three-year term.
Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Three to the Clay County Development Authority
Governor Ron DeSantis today announced the appointments of Tina Clary, Tiffany Howard, and Thomas Hackney to the Clay County Development Authority.
Clary, of Middleburg, is the principal and chief executive officer of Clary & Associates, a land surveying and mapping company, a position she has held since 2008. She has been interpreter with Freelance Interpreting, since 2009. Clary served on the Clay County Chamber of Commerce in 2018 and is a member of the Florida Surveying and Mapping Society since 2010. Clary is appointed to a four-year term.
Howard, of Orange Park, is a licensed realtor and real estate broker with Florida Real Estate Endeavors, a real estate firm she has operated since 2016. She previously was a broker associate with Keller Williams from 2015 until 2016. Howard has been a member of the Rotary Club of Orange Park since 2016 and has served on the Town of Orange ‘s Economic Development Committee, Land Use and Development Committee, Parks and Recreation Committee, and General Government and Policy Committee. Howard is appointed to a four-year term.
Hackney, of Jacksonville, serves as director of personnel and professional services for the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. Hackney has been with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office since 1991 and previously held the position of detective and chief of investigations. In 2016, he received the National Crime Victims’ Week Distinguished Service Award. He has been a member of the Fraternal Order of Policy since 1991. Hackney is appointed to a four-year term.
Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Elizabeth Justen and
Steven Harvey to the South Broward Hospital District
Governor Ron DeSantis today announced the appointments of Elizabeth Justen and Steven Harvey to the Board of Commissioners of the South Broward Hospital District.
Justen, of Hollywood, has been the assistant executive director of the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County, a non-profit organization which funds community programs and initiatives, since 2015. Justen is the key account manager of OFB marketing, a manufacturer’s representation firm, since 2010. Justen has been the principal of The Marketing Experience, a market analysis company, since 2000. Justen earned her bachelor’s degree in finance and marketing from St. Edwards University. She is appointed to a four-year term.
Harvey, of Cooper City, is the Assistant Dean of Operations and Administration at Nova Southeastern University, a role he has served in since 1992. Harvey earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration from Nova Southeastern University. Harvey is appointed to a four-year term.
Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Four to the Broward County Housing Authority
Governor Ron DeSantis today announced the appointment of John Loos III, and the reappointments of Mercedes Núñez, Mark O’Loughlin and Michael Long to the Broward County Housing Authority.
John Loos III
Loos, of Fort Lauderdale, is the vice president of First Lauderdale Investments, a family-owned investment and development company, a position he has held since 2005. Loos is a member of the Coastal Conservation Association and passionate about community issues. Loos is appointed to a four-year term.
Núñez, of Davie, is a housing resident and represents multi-family and Section 8 residents. Núñez worked as a 911 communications operator with the Broward County Sheriff’s Office from 1978 until 1980. She was recently been named Hispanic Woman of Distinction by the Latina Style Magazine. She has served on the board since 1989. Núñez is reappointed to a four-year term.
O’Loughlin, of Pembroke Pines, is the president and owner of TradeMark Graphics, Inc., a printing company, since 2001. He has served on the Pembroke Pines Economic Development Board since 2016, and the Broward County Public Schools Technology Advisory Committee since 2016. He was appointed to the board in 2014 and currently serves as chair. O’Loughlin is reappointed to a four-year term.
Long, of Lighthouse Point, currently serves as the senior director of the Healthcare Professions Division at Nova Southeastern University. He previously served as the chief executive officer of Covenant House Florida, a youth shelter, from 2018 until 2019. He previously was the chief development and communications officer with Broward Partnership for the Homeless from 2011 until 2018 and he served as vice president of Broward Health from 2008 until 2010 where he oversaw the Broward Health Foundation. Long has served as a City Commissioner with the City of Lighthouse Point since 1999. Long earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing education from Florida Atlantic University. Long is reappointed to a four-year term.
Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Margaret “Maggie” Hansen to the Board of Nursing
Governor Ron DeSantis today announced the appointment of Margaret “Maggie” Hansen to the Board of Nursing. The Board of Nursing licenses, monitors, disciplines, educates and when appropriate, rehabilitates its licensees to assure their fitness and competence in providing health care services for the people of Florida.
Hansen, of Parkland, is the senior vice president and chief nurse executive at Memorial Healthcare System, a position she has held since 2016. Hansen has worked for Memorial Healthcare System in various roles since 1983. She most recently served as chief nursing officer with Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood from 2010 until 2016. Hansen earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Minnesota State University and her master’s degree in health sciences and leadership from Nova Southeastern University. Hansen is appointed to a four-year term.
This appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.