Title: "Bush names 25 for water boards." Times. 1p.
Full Citation
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00052481/00001
 Material Information
Title: "Bush names 25 for water boards." Times. 1p.
Physical Description: Book
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00052481
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: Levin College of Law, University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.

Full Text

Bush names 25 for water boards
Times taff Writer manager of governmental affairs St. Petersburg campus. Martin,
for Cargill Fertilizer, was appoint-, whose term expired Monday, had
TALLAHASSEE Gov. Jeb ed to fill the seat of Ray Campo to been reappointed to the board by
Bush announced 25 nominations succeed a term ending March 1, the late Gov. Lawton Chiles, but
to the state's five water manage- 2000. Menendez was the only sit- had not been confirmed. He would
ment district boards on Friday, ting water management board have been in line to become Swift-
which would represent the largest member in the state reappointed mud's first black chairman.
turnover ever in the agencies that by Bush, though it shortens her U Monroe A. Coogler, 66, of
manage state water policies and tenure by two years. Lecanto. Coogler is a lawyer with
resources. The wholesale changes
resouces. The whesal inrevisans in John Kenneth Renke II, 29, the firm of Brannen, Stillwel &
could signal sweeping revsonsa of New Port Richey. Renke, an Perrin, one of the more powerful in
to the Everlades fr attorney and the son of a former the Citrus County region. Coogler
to te legislator, would succeed Curtis would succeed James Allen, the
If confirmed by the Senate, Law for a term ending March 1, current chairman of the Swiftmud
there will be five new faces on the 2003. board, for a term ending March 1,
board of the Southwest Florida N Ronnie Duncan, 41, of Safety 2003.
Water Management District, or Harbor. Duncan, president of the Most of Bush's 25 nominees
Swiftmud, and a sixth new mem- Duncan Companies, would suc- statewide come from the develop-
ber next year. The sixth change ceed Pamela Davis for a term end- ment and agriculture industries,
would give Bush appointees a ma- ing March 1, 2002. which have a keen interest in how
jority on the 11-member bons are:d. Watson Haynes, 46, of St. water is allocated in Florida.
The Swiftmud nominations are: Petersburg. Haynes, a Pinellas "I think, overall it's clearest
U Pamela Stinnett Taylor, 38, County coord&ator for Bush, is a in the South Florida district -
of Tampa. Taylor, an assistant pro- vice president of Operation PAR, a they made an effort to balance the
fessor at Hillsborough Community drug treatment and rehabilitation interests," said Eva Armstrong, a
College, would succeed Brenda program. The black Democrat- lobbyist for the Florida Audubon
Menendez for a term ending turned-Republican has run unsuc- Society. "It's clear he tried to pro-
March 1, 2002. Menendez will re- cessfully for the St. Petersburg vide greater diversity in terms of
main on the Swiftmud board for City Council. Haynes would re- race and sex."
another year because: place Jim Martin, a program direc- Times staff writers Jean Heller and Julie
A Menendez, 42, of Tampa, tor at University of South Florida's Hauserman contributed to this report.

University of Florida Home Page
© 2004 - 2010 University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries.
All rights reserved.

Acceptable Use, Copyright, and Disclaimer Statement
Last updated October 10, 2010 - - mvs