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Rick Scott reappoints picks to State University System Board of Governors

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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…

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Rick Scott announces seven appointments

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On Friday, Gov. Rick Scott announced seven appointments to state boards and commissions. Board of Governors of the State University System Scott began by appointing Sydney Kitson to the Board of Governors of the State University System. Kitson, 58, of West Palm Beach, is CEO of Kitson & Partners. He received his bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University. Kitson is also well-known for his professional football career with the National Football League, playing offensive guard for both the Green Bay…

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Fernando Valverde picked for State University System’s Board of Governors

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Gov. Rick Scott has tapped Dr. Fernando Valverde for the Board of Governors of the State University System, the Governor’s Office has said in a news release. In 2010, Valverde was a member on Scott’s Health and Human Services Transition Team, tasked with brainstorming ideas for reform at the state’s Department of Health. Valverde, 56, of Miami, has been Florida regional president of Humana, one of Florida’s largest Medicare health benefits companies, since January. According to a news release upon his 2014 appointment, Valverde…

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