Governor Ron DeSantis Announces an Additional $28 Million in Funding for Disaster Relief Employment for Eligible Floridians in Response to COVID-19

On December 1, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. –  Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida has been awarded an additional $28 million in federal funding through the U.S. Department of Labor Disaster Recovery Dislocated Worker Grant in response to COVID-19. This federal Disaster Recovery Dislocated Worker Grant is administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and will provide disaster-relief […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Four to the Board of Psychology

On November 25, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Randi Mackintosh, Seema Weinstein, Madiley Broz and Dawn Silver to the Board of Psychology. Randi Mackintosh Mackintosh, of Tallahassee, is a clinical psychologist specializing in the areas of anxiety, depression, perfectionism, relationships, and life transitions. Previously, she worked as a staff psychologist at Florida […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Sandra Powell to the Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel

On November 25, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Sandra Powell to the Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel. Sandra Powell Powell, of Margate, is the Regional Laboratory Manager for Broward Health Medical Center. She was recently named one of South Florida’s Top Black Healthcare Professionals by Legacy Magazine. Powell is a member of […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Three to the Board of Pharmacy

On November 25, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointments of Maja Gift, Patty Ghazvini and Dorinda Segovia to the Board of Pharmacy. Maja Gift Gift, of Tampa, is the director of pharmacy services at Tampa General Hospital where she previously served as a quality improvement specialist. She earned her bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Provides Update on COVID-19 Therapeutics and Vaccine Distribution Plan

On November 25, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis provided an update on new therapeutics to treat COVID-19, as well as Florida’s vaccine distribution plan once vaccines are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Watch the Governor’s update by clicking the image below or clicking HERE. Today’s update follows Governor DeSantis’ recent conversations with officials of […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Bradley Cherry, Thomas McCawley, Christine Bojaxhi and Jose Mellado to the Board of Dentistry

On November 24, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Bradley Cherry, Thomas McCawley, Christine Bojaxhi, and Jose Mellado to the Board of Dentistry. Bradley Cherry Cherry, of Ponte Vedra Beach, owns an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Practice in St. Augustine. He is a board certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and serves as a […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Selects Three Inductees to the Florida Women’s Hall of Fame

On November 24, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the selection of Alice Scott Abbott, Alma Lee Loy and Ethel Thelma Waters to the Florida Women’s Hall of Fame. Each year, the Governor selects three nominees from recommendations presented by the Florida Commission on the Status of Women. Alice Scott Abbott Abbott, formerly of Bunnell, was […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Peter Collins and Deborah Sargeant to the Florida State University Board of Trustees

On November 24, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Peter Collins and Deborah Sargeant to the Florida State University Board of Trustees. Peter Collins Collins, of Tampa, is a Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Forge Capital Partners. He is a former Chair of the Florida Pension Investment Advisory Council and with his wife, […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Ken Jones and Edward Haddock to the Board of Governors of the State University System

On November 24, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Ken Jones and Edward Haddock to the Board of Governors of the State University System. Ken Jones Jones, of Tampa, is the Founder and CEO of Third Lake Capital, a worldwide private equity firm. He is also the Founder and Chairman of Fairbourne Properties, […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints William “Matt” Connell to the Jacksonville Aviation Authority Board of Directors

On November 24, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of William “Matt” Connell to the Jacksonville Aviation Authority Board of Directors. William “Matt” Connell Connell, of Jacksonville, is the Chief Executive Officer of Total Military Management. He is a two-time Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year and volunteers his time with the Jacksonville […]