Governing Board

Board members are unpaid citizen volunteers appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Florida Senate.

A 13-member Governing Board establishes policies for the entire 16-county District. The Governing Board represents a wide cross section of interests, including agricultural, recreational, business, industrial, urban, rural and the public. Board members are unpaid citizen volunteers appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Florida Senate. They serve four-year terms. The Governing Board also appoints the District’s Executive Director, who directs all District activities. The Florida Senate confirms this candidate.

Governing Board Members

Kelly S. Rice
Joel Schleicher
Rebecca Smith
James G. Murphy
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Ed Armstrong
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John Mitten
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FY2021 Final Budget Hearing
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FY2021 Tentative Budget Hearing
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Heartland Region Cooperative Funding Initiative
Tampa Bay Region Cooperative Funding Initiative
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Tampa Bay Region Cooperative Funding Initiative
Heartland Region Cooperative Funding Initiative
Southern Region Cooperative Funding Initiative
Northern Region Cooperative Funding Initiative
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Springs Coast Management Committee
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FY2020 Tentative Budget Hearing
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