First Lady Casey DeSantis and Department of Children and Families Announce Nearly $5 Million Emergency Grant for Crisis Counseling Program

On October 19, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Recently, the Department of Children and Families (DCF) received a nearly $5 million emergency grant to implement a Crisis Counseling Program to help Floridians respond to the behavioral health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant, awarded by the United States Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Shevaun Harris as Acting Secretary of the Agency for Health Care Administration

On October 15, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. —Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced his appointment of Shevaun Harris as Acting Secretary of the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA). “I’m pleased to appoint Shevaun Harris to this acting role as we continue our search for a permanent AHCA Secretary,” said Governor Ron DeSantis. “Shevaun has over a decade’s worth of experience […]

DeSantis/Nuñez Administration Schedule for Monday, October 12, 2020

On October 12, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

DeSantis/Nuñez Administration Schedule for Monday, October 12, 2020

DeSantis/Nuñez Administration Schedule for Sunday, October 11, 2020

On October 11, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

DeSantis/Nuñez Administration Schedule for Sunday, October 11, 2020

DeSantis/Nuñez Administration Schedule for Saturday, October 10, 2020

On October 10, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

DeSantis/Nuñez Administration Schedule for Saturday, October 10, 2020

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Vivian Myrtetus to the Florida Commission on Human Relations

On October 9, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Vivian Myrtetus to the Commission on Human Relations. Vivian Myrtetus Myrtetus, of Miami, is the Government Partnership Manager, Eastern United States, for Spin. Previously, she was the Chief Executive Officer of Volunteer Florida and Chief of Staff for the Florida Department of Children and […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Four to the Florida Virtual School Board of Trustees

On October 9, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of John Watret, Linda Reiter, Edward Pozzuoli and Robert Kornahrens to the Florida Virtual School Board of Trustees. John Watret Watret, of Ormond Beach, is the Worldwide Campus Chancellor for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Previously, he has held several roles at Embry-Riddle including Senior Vice President, […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Three to the St. Johns River Water Management District Governing Board

On October 9, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Doug Bournique, Jon “Chris” Peterson, Jr. and Cole Oliver to the St. Johns River Water Management District Governing Board. Doug Bournique Bournique, of Vero Beach, is the Executive Vice President of the Indian River Citrus League. Previously, he served on the United States Department […]

On Eve of Hurricane Michael’s Two-Year Anniversary, Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights State of Florida’s Commitment to Northwest Florida

On October 9, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, on the eve of the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Michael’s historic landfall, Governor Ron DeSantis highlights the state of Florida’s milestones that have been brought to communities still recovering from Hurricane Michael. “On my first day in office as Governor I committed to the people of Northwest Florida that helping them […]

First Lady Casey DeSantis Announces $5.2 Million Grant to Rebuild Pre-School Facilities, Expand Mental Health Services in Hurricane Michael Impacted Counties

On October 9, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Panama City, Fla. – Today, First Lady Casey DeSantis announced that counties in Northwest Florida still rebuilding from Hurricane Michael will be receiving an additional $5.2 million to support continuing efforts to expand telemental health services, rebuild early education facilities, and ensure Florida’s youngest learners and their families are ready and able to return to […]