Gov. Scott announces seven state appointments

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Gov. Rick Scott announced seven appointments on Thursday to a variety of state regulatory boards.

Florida Education Fund Board of Directors

Dr. Shandale Terrell, 39, of Lakeland, is adjunct professor for Polk State College and the dean of students at Crystal Lake Middle School. He succeeds Magda Orta for a term ending June 24, 2016.

Philippe Villain, 51, of Orlando, is vice president of Aramark. He succeeds Elliott Carr for a term ending June 24, 2016.

Florida Council on Arts and Culture

Jamie Bristow, 45, of Pensacola, is president of Nonprofit Match Inc. She fills a vacant seat for a term beginning ending December 31, 2015.

Hope McMath, 43, of Jacksonville, is director of the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens. She succeeds Elizabeth Wester for a term ending December 31.

Children’s Services Council of Charlotte County

Joseph Angelini, 55, of Punta Gorda, is a police officer for the Punta Gorda Police Department. He fills a vacant seat for a term ending May 17, 2016.

Statewide Council on Human Trafficking

Lee Lowry, 43, of Tampa, is the past president of The Junior League of Tampa. She fills a vacant seat for a term beginning ending June 30, 2018.

Philip Thorne, 59, of Panama City, is the police chief of the City of Springfield. He fills a vacant seat for a term ending June 30, 2018.

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