Governor Rick Scott appointed two new board members to the District’s Governing Board and also re-appointed a board member.
Mark Taylor and Michelle Williamson were appointed to the board. Taylor represents Hernando and Marion counties and Williamson represents Hillsborough County.
Taylor, 57, of Brooksville, is the president of TTG Properties Inc. Taylor received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida. He is appointed for a term from Aug. 26, 2016 through March 1, 2020.
Williamson, 53, of Dover, is a manager at G & F Farms. She is appointed for a term from Aug. 26, 2016 through March 1, 2020.
Bryan Beswick, who represents Desoto, Hardee and Highlands counties, was re-appointed to the Governing Board by Scott.
Beswick, 49, of Arcadia, is a grove manager with Premier Citrus Management LLC. Beswick received his bachelor’s degree from Florida Southern College. He is reappointed for a term from Aug. 26, 2016 through March 1, 2020.
The appointments are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.
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.