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Rick Scott announces seven state board appointments

Last week, Gov. Rick Scott announced seven appointments and reappointments to a variety of Florida boards and commissions.

Florida Board of Pharmacy

Scott began by appointing two to the Florida Board of Pharmacy.

Dr. Jeffrey Mesaros, 40, of Orlando, is the senior legal counsel of pharmacy practice for CVS Health. Mesaros received his doctor of pharmacy from the Nesbitt School of Pharmacy at Wilkes University. He succeeds Dr. Goar Alvarez for a term ending Oct. 31, 2020.

David Wright, 53, of Fort Pierce, is the owner of Butterfield Pharmacy. Wright succeeds Debra Glass for a term ending Oct. 31, 2019.

These appointments are subject to Senate confirmation.

South Florida State College District board of trustees

Scott reappointed Joe Wright to the South Florida State College District board of trustees.

Wright, 61, of Avon Park, is the president of V. W. Farms, Inc. The University of Florida alum is reappointed for a term ending May 31, 2019.

Wright’s appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.

Health Care District of Palm Beach County

Scott also reappointed Les Daniels to the Health Care District of Palm Beach County.

Daniels, of Palm Beach, is the operating partner of AE Industrial Partners, LLC. He is reappointed for a term ending Sept. 30, 2020.

Chipola College District board of trustees

Scott then reappointed Daniel “Danny” Ryals to the Chipola College District board of trustees.

Ryals, 66, of Altha, is a broker with Danny Ryals Real Estate and the owner of R & R Warehouses. He is reappointed for a term ending May 31, 2021.

Ryal’s appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.

Florida Polytechnic University board of trustees

Scott reappointed Gary Wendt to the Florida Polytechnic University board of trustees.

Wendt, 75, of Ft. Lauderdale, currently serves as the Chairman of Deerpath Capital Management, LP. He is reappointed for a term ending June 30, 2022.

Wendt’s appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.

Florida Center for Nursing board of directors

Lastly, Scott named Patrice Vance to the Florida Center for Nursing board of directors.

Vance, 53, of Tampa, is the division vice president of clinical operations and quality for HCA West Florida Division. She succeeds Dora Krauss for a term beginning ending June 30, 2018.

 

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