Gov. Scott announces thirteen state regulatory appointments

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On Friday, Gov. Rick Scott announced nine reappointments and four appointments to a variety of state regulatory boards.

Florida Rehabilitation Council

Christine Goulbourne, 41, of Trinity, is director of programs at the Family Network on Disabilities. She fills a vacant seat for a term ending June 30, 2016.

John Pribanic, 39, of Bushnell, is CEO of the Diversity Initiative. He succeeds Dr. Mohammad Choudhry for a term ending June 30, 2017.

Shawn Peters, 39, of Royal Palm Beach, is vocational rehabilitation counselor for the Florida Department of Education. His reappointment ends June 30, 2017.

Janet Servet, 57, of Edgewater, is executive director of New Horizons Service Dogs. Her reappointment ends June 30, 2017.

Kara Tucker, 30, of Neptune Beach, is a counselor for Disabilities Resource Center. Her reappointment ends June 30, 2017.

Rebecca Witonsky, 38, of Boca Raton, is an advocate for persons with disabilities. Her reappointment ends June 30, 2017.

Hamilton County Memorial Hospital Board 

Cecil Davis, of Jasper, is a substitute teacher. She fills a vacant seat for a term ending January 22, 2015.

Ida Daniels, of Jasper, is a coordinator for Hamilton County Schools. Her reappointment ends January 22, 2018.

Dr. W. Benjamin Norris, of Jasper, is a self-employed dentist. His reappointment ends January 22, 2017.

Amelia Tompkins, of White Springs, is a retired registered nurse. Her reappointment ends January 22, 2018.

Madison County Health and Hospital Board

Rosa Richardson, 64, of Madison, is the executive director of the Senior Citizens Council of Madison County Inc. Her reappointment ends June 30, 2018.

James Sale, 67, of Madison, is the president of Sale High Point Farm Inc. His reappointment ends June 30, 2018.

Board of Landscape Architecture

Brian Donovan, 46, of Crystal River, is a teacher with the Citrus County School Board. He fills a vacant seat for a term ending October 31, 2017.

Donovan’s appointment is subject to Florida Senate confirmation.

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