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: Two New Commissioners for FFWCC

Post By: culinarypunk      Posted: 12/6/2017 5:16:53 PM     Points: 79674    
Florida: Two New Commissioners for FFWCC

Gov. Rick Scott late Friday announced the appointment of Sonya Rood and Gary Nicklaus to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).

Rood, 53, of St. Augustine, succeeds Aliese "Liesa" Priddy and is appointed for a term ending Jan. 2, 2022. Nicklaus, 48, of Jupiter, succeeds Ronald Bergeron and is appointed for a term ending Aug. 1, 2022.

"I'd like to thank Liesa Priddy for nearly six years of service and Ron Bergeron for ten years of service to the state and their dedication to the conservation of Florida's natural resources," Scott said in a statement.

"It is because of the hard work of Floridians like Liesa and Ron that residents and visitors can safely enjoy our natural resources now and for generations to come," he added. "I am confident that Gary Nicklaus and Sonya Rood will continue their great work and proudly serve Florida families."

These appointments are subject to Senate confirmation.