On Friday, Gov. Rick Scott named two to the Governing Board of the Southwest Florida Water Management District.
Joel Schleicher, 65, of Sarasota, is the founder and executive chair of Focal Point Data Risk, a risk-management firm based in Tampa. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota.
Schleicher fills a vacant seat for a term ending March 1, 2019.
Rebecca Smith, 57, is the president and chief executive officer for the A.D. Morgan Corporation, a Tampa-based construction firm.
Last year, Smith mounted an unsuccessful bid for Florida House District 60. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Florida and will serve a term ending March 1, 2021.
Both appointments are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.