FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 25, 2017
Gov. Scott Announces Appointment of
Vivian Myrtetus as CEO of Volunteer Florida
Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Vivian Myrtetus as CEO of Volunteer Florida. Myrtetus will assume the role of CEO beginning September 1st. CEO Chester Spellman left Volunteer Florida effective today to pursue a new position as Director of AmeriCorps for the Corporation for National and Community Service in Washington, D.C.
Governor Scott said, “I am proud to appoint Vivian as CEO of Volunteer Florida today. Her nearly two decades of experience serving in various leadership positions in state government and the private sector will make her a valuable leader for Volunteer Florida. I am confident that Vivian’s strong commitment to helping others will inspire volunteerism across our state and I look forward to working with her.”
Vivian Myrtetus currently serves as Regional Manager for Pondera Solutions. Prior to this role, Myrtetus served as Founding Board Chairperson of the Florida Technology Council from 2015 to 2016. From 1998 to 2012, Myrtetus served in various leadership roles in Florida state government including Chief of Staff at the Florida Department of Children and Families, Communications Director at the Executive Office of the Governor and Deputy Communications Director at the Florida Office of the Attorney General. She also served as Deputy Chief of Staff for United States Senator George LeMieux. Myrtetus received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Communications from San Francisco State University.