For Immediate Press Release - August 18, 2006

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: RUSSELL SCHWEISS
FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 2006 (850) 488-5394

GOVERNOR BUSH APPOINTS TWENTY-FIVE
TO THE NEWLY CREATED COMMITTEE FOR A
SUSTAINABLE EMERALD COAST

TALLAHASSEE—Governor Jeb Bush today announced the following appointments:

Committee for a Sustainable Emerald Coast

  • Charlie Clary, 56, of Destin, state senator, appointed for a term beginning August 18, 2006 and ending January 1, 2008.
  • Greg Evers, 51, of Baker, state representative, appointed for a term beginning August 18, 2006 and ending January 1, 2008.
  • Pamella Dana, 43, of Tallahassee, director of the Office of Tourism, Trade and Economic Development, appointed for a term beginning August 18, 2006 and ending January 1, 2008.
  • Michelle Anchors, 40, of Fort Walton Beach, attorney with Anchors, Smith Grimsley, appointed for a term beginning August 18, 2006 and ending January 1, 2008.
  • James Richburg, 61, of Niceville, president of Okaloosa-Walton Community College, appointed for a term beginning August 18, 2006 and ending January 1, 2008.
  • John Cavanaugh, 52, Pensacola, president of the University of West Florida, appointed for a term beginning August 18, 2006 and ending January 1, 2008.
  • G. Thomas Delaino, 63, of Milton, president of Pensacola Junior College, appointed for a term beginning August 18, 2006 and ending January 1, 2008.
  • William “Don” Salter, 59, of Pace, Santa Rosa County Commissioner, appointed for a term beginning August 18, 2006 and ending January 1, 2008.
  • Tony Hughes, 47, of Navarre, president and CEO of Beach Community Bank, appointed for a term beginning August 18, 2006 and ending January 1, 2008.
  • Daniel Uhlfelder, 34, of Santa Rosa Beach, attorney, appointed for a term beginning August 18, 2006 and ending January 1, 2008.
  • Sally Bussell Fox, 48, of Pensacola, attorney with Emmanuel, Sheppard & Condon Law Firm, appointed for a term beginning August 18, 2006 and ending January 1, 2008.
  • Mike Whitehead, 51, of Pensacola, Escambia County Commissioner, appointed for a term beginning August 18, 2006 and ending January 1, 2008.
  • Gerald “Steve” Jernigan, architect and owner of Bay Design Associates Architects, appointed for a term beginning August 18, 2006 and ending January 1, 2008.
  • Paul Hsu, 56, of Shalimar, chairman of Total Parks Plus, Inc., appointed for a term beginning August 18, 2006 and ending January 1, 2008.
  • Lyman “Skip” Miller, 47, of Niceville, president of Key Lime Homes, Inc., appointed for a term beginning August 18, 2006 and ending January 1, 2008.
  • Sandra Sims, 45, of Niceville, district manager for Gulf Power, appointed for a term beginning August 18, 2006 and ending January 1, 2008.
  • William Buzzett, 48, of Seagrove Beach, vice-president of strategic planning for the St. Joe Company, appointed for a term beginning August 18, 2006 and ending January 1, 2008.
  • William Maxson, 75, of Freeport, retired United States Air Force General, appointed for a term beginning August 18, 2006 and ending January 1, 2008.
  • Patsy Blackshear, 51, of Santa Rosa Beach, director of planning and development services for the Walton County Board of Commissioners, appointed for a term beginning August 18, 2006 and ending January 1, 2008.
  • Robert Arnold, 67, of Shalimar, technical advisor at Eglin Airforce Base, appointed for a term beginning August 18, 2006 and ending January 1, 2008.
  • Jerry Maygarden, 57, of Pensacola, president of Baptist Health Care Foundation, appointed for a term beginning August 18, 2006 and ending January 1, 2008.
  • Larry Sassano, 60, of Santa Rosa Beach, president of the Okaloosa County Economic Development Council, appointed for a term beginning August 18, 2006 and ending January 1, 2008.
  • Ross Hamilton, 62, of Fort Walton Beach, biology instructor at Okaloosa-Walton Community College and executive director of the Choctawatchee Basin Alliance, appointed for a term beginning August 18, 2006 and ending January 1, 2008.
  • Carlene Anderson, 54, of DeFuniak Springs, superintendent of schools for the Walton County School District, appointed for a term beginning August 18, 2006 and ending January 1, 2008.
  • Thaddeus Cohen, 55, of Tallahassee, secretary of the Department of Community Affairs, appointed for a term beginning August 18, 2006 and ending at the pleasure of the Governor.

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STATE OF FLORIDA
OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 06-158

(COMMITTEE FOR A SUSTAINABLE EMERALD COAST)