On Friday, Gov. Rick Scott announced three appointments and four reappointments, including Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward, to the Florida Commission on Community Service, otherwise known as Volunteer Florida.
Volunteer Florida is the lead state agency for volunteerism and national service, administering $31.7 million in federal, state, and local funding for programs throughout Florida. The agency is led by a bipartisan board appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Florida Senate.
Hayward, 45, will fill a vacant seat for a term ending Sept. 14, 2018.
Genean McKinnon, 66, of Winter Park, is the president of McKinnon Associates Inc. She succeeds Frank Nappo for a term ending Sept. 14, 2018.
Cynthia “Cindy” O’Connell, 58, of Tallahassee, is the former secretary of the Florida Department of Lottery. She succeeds Linda Gonzalez for a term ending Sept. 14, 2017.
James Croteau, 69, of Tallahassee, is the interim chief executive officer of American Second Harvest of the Big Bend. He is reappointed for a term ending Sept. 14, 2018.
Autumn Karlinksy, 42, of Weston, is a volunteer and fundraiser with Imagine Charter School. She is reappointed for a term ending Sept. 14, 2018.
Natalia Martinez, 29, of Pembroke Pines, is the previous chief innovation and technology officer for Roots of Hope. She is reappointed for a term ending Sept. 14, 2018.
Kerry Schultz, 40, of Gulf Breeze, is an attorney with Fountain, Schultz and Associates. She is reappointed for a term ending Sept. 14, 2018.