Gov. Scott announces six regulatory board appointments

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On Thursday, Gov. Rick Scott announced five appointment and one reappointment to a variety of state regulatory boards.

Florida Humanities Council

Dr. Sue Kim, 69, of Ormond Beach, is a retired staff psychiatrist at Coatesville VA Medical Center. She succeeds Darryl Paulson for a term ending November 13.

Governor’s Panel on Excellence in Long-Term Care 

Dr. Susan Acker of Tallahassee is a retired nursing services director for the Agency for Health Care Administration. She fills a vacant seat for a term ending September 30, 2015.

Ana Mederos of Miami Beach is the chief executive officer of Palmetto General Hospital. She fills a vacant seat for a term ending September 30, 2015.

State Emergency Response Commission

Ronald Mills, 67, of High Springs, is the immediate past president of the Florida Emergency Preparedness Association. He fills a vacant seat for a term ending at the pleasure of the Governor.

Florida Independent Living Council

Anthony Pileggi, 60, of Pensacola, is district administrator for the Division of Blind Services at the Florida Department of Education. He fills a vacant seat for a term ending June 30, 2015.

Aleisa McKinlay, 61, of Tallahassee, is division director for the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation at the Florida Department of Education. Her reappointment ends June 30, 2016.


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