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Without Senate confirmation, Rick Scott reappoints 11 to state boards

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After the Florida Senate failed to consider several names for confirmation before sine die of the 2017 Regular Session, Gov. Rick Scott announced 11 reappointments Thursday to various boards statewide. Florida Prepaid College Board Ambassador John Rood, 62, of Jacksonville, is the chair of the Vestcor Companies, Inc. He served as United States Ambassador to the Commonwealth of the Bahamas from 2004 through 2007. Rood previously served as a member of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the…

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