Bilenky Steps In as Interim Executive Director

William S. Bilenky

William S. Bilenky

The Governing Board appointed the District’s General Counsel William S. Bilenky to serve as interim executive director following the resignation of Executive Director David L. Moore on June 17.

The Board also authorized District Human Resources staff to begin the recruitment process for a new executive director.

Bilenky has been with the District since September 1999 and has served as its general counsel since March 2000. As the District’s general counsel, Bilenky provides legal advice and support to the Governing Board and the District, appearing on their behalf before the Department of Administrative Hearings, the Legislature, the state trial and appellate courts, and federal agencies and courts.

Before joining the District, Bilenky was in private practice in Richmond, Va., for 11 years and previously was the general counsel to the Florida Public Service Commission.

Bilenky holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Cornell University, a master’s degree in business administration from Florida State University and a juris doctorate from the University of Florida. He has been admitted to the Virginia State Bar, the Florida Bar, the bars of the United States Supreme Court and other federal trial and appellate courts, and the Bankruptcy Court Bar for the Eastern District of Virginia. Bilenky is also a Florida Supreme Court-Certified Circuit Court Mediator.