Governor appoints John Sprouls, Kenneth Bradley, David Walsh to UCF board


John Sprouls has been reappointed to the University of Central Florida Board of Trustees and Kenneth Bradley and David Walsh have been appointed to new terms on the board, in moves announced Monday by Gov. Rick Scott.

Sprouls, 57, of Orlando, is chief administrative officer for Universal Parks and Resorts.

Bradley, 54, of Winter Park, is chief executive officer of Winter Park Memorial Hospital and a former Winter Park mayor, having left office there in 2015. He succeeds Olga Calvet.

Walsh, 60, of Winter Springs, is president and chief executive officer of Mitsubishi Power Systems and serves on the board of directors of Enterprise Florida Inc. He succeeds Alan Florez.

All three appointments are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate. All three were appointed to begin their board terms at the Monday UCF board meeting and to run though January 2021.

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