Gov. Rick Scott Thursday announced the reappointment of Syd Kitson and Darlene Jordan to the Board of Governors of the State University System.
The move comes after the Florida Senate, which must confirm Scott’s appointments, failed to do so during this year’s Legislative Session.
Kitson, 58, CEO of Kitson & Partners, “had a notable career in the National Football League, playing offensive guard for both the Green Bay Packers and the Dallas Cowboys,” Scott’s statement said.
Kitson’s term begins June 22 and ends Jan. 6, 2024.
Jordan, 50, the executive director of the Gerald R. Jordan Foundation, also is a member of the Fordham University Board of Trustees, the Harvard Business School Board of Dean’s Advisors, the Oxbridge Academy Board of Trustees, the Boys and Girls Club of Boston, and the Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach.
She was previously an assistant attorney general and an assistant district attorney in Massachusetts. Jordan’s term also begins June 22 and ends Jan. 6, 2024.
Scott also appointed Alan Levine, 49, president and CEO of Mountain States Health Alliance and formerly Secretary of Health for Louisiana and Secretary of the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration.
His term runs concurrent with Kitson and Jordan.