Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to Florida Commission on Community Service

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to Florida Commission on Community Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 6, 2012
CONTACT: GOVERNOR’S PRESS OFFICE, (850) 717-9282, media@eog.myflorida.com

Tallahassee, Fla – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointments of Carol Graham, Gerald T. Roden and Maritza Rovira-Forino.

Graham, 51, of Port St. Lucie, is a clinical manager for Mederi Caretenders. She succeeds Jon R. Levinson, and is appointed for a term beginning June 6, 2012, and ending February 2, 2014.

Roden, 47, of Vero Beach, is an attorney with Roden Law Firm. He succeeds Linda B. King, and is appointed for a term beginning June 6, 2012, and ending February 2, 2014.

Rovira-Forino, 61, of Tampa, is a community volunteer. She succeeds Susan K. Glickman, and is appointed for a term beginning June 6, 2012, and ending February 2, 2014.

The appointments are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.

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The Governor’s Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service, Volunteer Florida, was established in 1994 by the Florida Legislature to administer grants under the National and Community Service Trust Act of 1993. The Commission grants funds to Florida AmeriCorps and National Service programs; coordinates volunteerism in disaster preparedness, response and recovery; and helps to strengthen and expand volunteer engagement for everyone from youths to seniors to people with disabilities. For more information, visit: www.volunteerflorida.org.

The Corporation for National and Community Service is a federal agency that engages more than five million Americans in service through Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and Learn and Serve America and leads President Obama’s national call to service initiative, United We Serve. For more information, visit NationalService.gov.