Eugene Lamb, Frank Messersmith re-appointed to board of Tallahassee Community College

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Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointments of Eugene Lamb Jr. and Frank S. Messersmith to the Tallahassee Community College District Board of Trustees.

Lamb, 65, of Midway, has been a Commissioner with the Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners since 2004. He was athletic director for Gadsden County Schools from 2007 to 2009, a teacher with Leon County Schools from 1971 to 2004 and a recreation supervisor with the City of Tallahassee from 1992 to 2005. He served on the Midway city council from 1986 to 1992. Lamb received a bachelor’s degree from Dillard University. He is reappointed for a term beginning May 9, 2012, and ending May 31, 2014.

Messersmith, 70, of Crawfordville, has been a governmental consultant with FSM Associates since 2000.  He served on the Florida Public Service Commission from 1990 to 1992, in the Florida House of Representatives from 1980 to 1990, and was an assistant to the Sheriff of Palm Beach County from 1968 to 1978. As a member of the Community in Schools Board of Directors since 1984, he served three terms as state president. Messersmith received a bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University.  He is reappointed for a term beginning May 9, 2012, and ending May 31, 2014.

The appointments are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.

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