Governing Board Elects Officers

News Release

The "Southwest Florida Water Management Governing Board": voted today to elect new officers to the board.

"Carlos M. Beruff":… was elected chair of the Governing Board. Beruff represents Manatee County, and is owner and president of Medallion Homes Gulf Coast, Inc. Beruff was appointed to the Board in July 2009, and re-appointed in March 2013.

"Michael A. Babb":… was elected vice-chair of the Governing Board. Babb represents Hillsborough County and is president of Two Rivers Ranch, Inc. in Thonotosassa. Babb was appointed to the Board in June 2011.

"Randall S. "Randy" Maggard": was elected secretary of the Governing Board. Maggard represents Pasco County and is vice president of Sonny's Discount Appliances Inc. in Dade City. Maggard was appointed to the Board in October 2011.

"Jeffery M. Adams ":… was re-elected treasurer of the Governing Board. Adams represents Pinellas County and is an attorney and partner with the law firm of Abbey, Adams, LLP. Adams was appointed to the Board in April 2010.

Governing Board members are unpaid, citizen volunteers who are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Florida Senate. The Governing Board sets policy for the District, whose mission is to manage the water and related resources of west central Florida to meet the needs of current and future water users while protecting the environment.