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Here is the list of DeSantis’ Re-Open Florida Task Force members

Gov. DeSantis says Florida has flattened the curve. Is he taking a victory lap too early?
Gov. DeSantis says Florida has flattened the curve. Is he taking a victory lap too early?

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the members of the Re-Open Task Force on Wednesday, which include three industry workgroups and an executive committee.

Industry Work Group on agriculture, finance, government, healthcare, management and professional services

MEMBERS OF THE FLORIDA SENATE

Sen. Wilton Simpson

State Sen. Wilton Simpson is the Florida Senate president-designate.
State Sen. Wilton Simpson is the Florida Senate president-designate.

Lobby Tools | His Florida Senate page | His Twitter account

Sen. Rob Bradley

Sen. Rob Bradley, R-Fleming Island, is the Florida Senate's Appropriations Chairman.
Sen. Rob Bradley, R-Fleming Island, is the Florida Senate's Appropriations Chairman. (News Service of Florida)

Lobby Tools | His Florida Senate Page | His Twitter account

MEMBERS OF FLORIDA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Rep. Travis Cummings

Rep. Travis Cummings is the Appropriations Chairman for the Florida House of Representatives
Rep. Travis Cummings is the Appropriations Chairman for the Florida House of Representatives

Lobby Tools | His Florida House of Representatives Page | His Twitter account

Rep. Tom Leek

State Rep. Tom Leek (Photo courtesy: The News Service of Florida)
State Rep. Tom Leek (Photo courtesy: The News Service of Florida) (News Service of Florida)

Lobby Tools | His Florida House of Representatives Page | His Twitter account

Rep. Anika Omphroy

Florida House Rep. Anika Omphroy
Florida House Rep. Anika Omphroy (Florida House)

Lobby Tools | Her Florida House of Representatives Page | Her Twitter account

LOCAL POLITICIAN

Lee County Commissioner Brian Hamman

Commissioner Brian Hamman
Commissioner Brian Hamman (Commissioner Brian Hamman)

His Lee County Commission page | Twitter

DESANTIS ADMINISTRATION

Mary Mayhew leads Agency for Health Care Administration

Secretary Mary Mayhew
Secretary Mary Mayhew (Secretary Mary Mayhew)

Her Florida Agency For Health Care Administration page | Miami Herald Op-ed

Richard Prudom leads the Florida Department of Elder Affairs

Secretary Richard Prudom, Secretary of Florida Department of Elder Affairs
Secretary Richard Prudom, Secretary of Florida Department of Elder Affairs

His Florida Department of Elder Affairs page | Facebook

David Altmaier leads the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation

David Altmaier
David Altmaier

His Florida Office of Insurance Regulation page | Linkedin Page

Shannon Shepp leads the Florida Department of Citrus

Shannon Shepp
Shannon Shepp (Shannon Shepp)

His Florida Department of Citrus page | Linkedin Page

Steve Bahmer leads LeadingAge Florida

Steve Bahmer
Steve Bahmer (Steve Bahmer)

His LeadingAge Florida page | Linkedin Page

LAW ENFORCEMENT

  • Sheriff Wayne Ivey, Sheriff, Brevard County
  • Sheriff Dennis Lemma, Sheriff, Seminole County
  • Amy Mercer, Executive Director, Florida Police Chiefs Association

ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS

  • John Hoblick, Florida Farm Bureau
  • Matt Joyner, Florida Citrus Mutual
  • Alan Shelby, EVP, Florida Forestry Association
  • Melanie Brown-Woofter, President & CEO, Florida Behavioral Health Association

FINANCE

  • Alvin Cowans, President, McCoy Federal Credit Union
  • Alex Sanchez, President & CEO, Florida Bankers Association

HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS

  • Carlos Migoya, CEO, Jackson Health System
  • Aurelio Fernandez, President & CEO, Memorial Healthcare Systems
  • John Couris, President & CEO, Tampa General Hospital
  • Maggie Hansen, Chief Nurse Executive, Memorial Healthcare Systems
  • Dr. Wael Barsoum, President & CEO, Florida Cleveland Clinic
  • David Strong, President & CEO, Orlando Health
  • Dr. Sunil Desai, Senior Vice President, Orlando Health, President, Orlando Health Medical Group
  • Dr. Patricia Couto, Infectious Disease, Orlando Health

DENTIST

  • Dr. Rudy Liddell, Brandon Dental Care

Dr. Kevin Cairns is a board member of the Florida Board of Medicine

Dr. Kevin Cairns
Dr. Kevin Cairns (Dr. Kevin Cairns)

His Florida Board of Medicine page | Broward Health profile

Industry Working Group on tourism, construction, real estate, recreation, retail and transportation

  • Dana Young, President & CEO, VISIT FLORIDA
  • Secretary Halsey Beshears, Secretary, Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation
  • Secretary Kevin Thibault, Secretary, Florida Department of Transportation
  • Mayor Lenny Curry, Mayor, Jacksonville
  • Mayor David Kerner, Mayor, Palm Beach County
  • Sheldon Suga, Chairman, Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association
  • Blake Casper, CEO, Caspers Company
  • Amy Schwartz, Owner, Bella Bella Restaurant
  • Collier Merrill, President, Merrill Land Company
  • Philip Goldfarb, President & COO, Fontainebleau Miami Beach
  • John Tolbert, President & Managing Director, Boca Resort and Club
  • Jose Cil, CEO, Restaurant Brands International
  • Josh D'Amaro, President, Walt Disney World Resort
  • John Sprouls, CEO, Universal Orlando Resort, Executive Vice President, Universal Parks & Resorts
  • Tim Petrillo, Co-Founder & CEO, The Restaurant People
  • Dev Motwani, President & CEO, Merrimac Ventures
  • Chad Harrod, CEO, Harrod Properties, Inc.
  • Walter Carpenter, Chairman, NFIB Florida Leadership Council
  • Len Brown, Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer, PGA Tour, Inc
  • Gary Lester, Vice President, The Villages for Community Relations
  • Glen Gilzean, President & CEO, Central Florida Urban League
  • Max Alvarez, President, Sunshine Gasoline Distributors, Inc.
  • Tom Crowley, CEO, Crowley Maritime Corporation
  • Joe Lopano, CEO, Tampa International Airport
  • Ted Christie III, President & CEO, Spirit Airlines
  • Rick Sasso, Chairman of North America, MSC Cruises USA
  • Maury Gallagher Jr., Chairman & CEO, Allegiant Air
  • AJ de Moya, Vice President & General Manager, The de Moya Group, Inc.
  • Paul Anderson, CEO, Port Tampa Bay
  • Ken Stiles, CEO, Stiles Corporation
  • Bob Flowers, President, C.W. Roberts Contracting, Inc.
  • Rob Kornahrens, President & CEO, Advanced Roofing and Green Technlogies
  • Monesia Brown, Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations, Walmart
  • Cody Kahn, Owner, Holiday Inn Resort
  • Matthew Caldwell, President & CEO, Florida Panthers Hockey Club
  • Sheldon Suga, Chairman, Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association
  • Richard Fain, Chairman & CEO, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line

Industry Working Group on administrative, education, information & technology, manufacturing, utilities and wholesale

  • Commissioner Richard Corcoran, Commissioner of Education
  • Chancellor Jacob Oliva, Chancellor of the Division of Public Schools
  • Dr. Michael Grego, Pinellas County Superintendent of Schools
  • Syd Kitson, Chairman, Board of Governors, State University System
  • Mayor Dean Trantalis, Mayor, City of Ft. Lauderdale
  • Jamal Sowell, President and CEO, Enterprise Florida, Inc.
  • Frank DiBello, President and CEO, Space Florida
  • Gregory Haile, President, Broward College
  • John Hage, CEO, Charter Schools USA
  • Mimi Jankovits, Executive Director, Teach FL
  • Melissa Pappas, ESE Teacher, Orange County Schools
  • Joe York, President, AT&T Florida and Caribbean
  • Jim Taylor, CEO, Florida Technology Council
  • Bob Swindell, President and CEO, Broward Alliance
  • Sheriff Morris Young, Sheriff, Gadsden County
  • John Davis, Executive Vice President, Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Joey D'Isernia, President, Eastern Shipbuilding
  • Rogan Donelly, President, Tervis
  • Nancy Tower, President and CEO, Tampa Electric
  • Eric Silagy, President and CEO, Florida Power & Light Company
  • Catherine Stempien, State President, Florida, Duke Energy
  • Marva Johnson, Group President, Charter Communications
  • Tom Vice, CEO, Aerion Corp
  • Dan Doyle Jr., CEO, DEX Imaging

Executive Committee

  • Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez, Lieutenant Governor of Florida
  • Jimmy Patronis, Florida Chief Financial Officer
  • Ashley Moody, Florida Attorney General
  • President Bill Galvano, President, Florida Senate
  • Speaker Jose Oliva, Speaker, Florida House of Representatives
  • Senator Wilton Simpson, President-Designate, Florida Senate
  • Representative Chris Sprowls, Speaker-Designate, Florida House of Representatives
  • Commissioner Richard Corcoran, Commissioner of Education
  • Jamal Sowell, President & CEO, Enterprise Florida, Inc.
  • Mayor Carlos Gimenez, Mayor, Miami-Dade County
  • Mayor Dale Holness, Mayor, Broward County
  • Mayor David Kerner, Mayor, Palm Beach County
  • John Couris, President & CEO, Tampa General Hospital
  • Josh D’Amaro, President, Walt Disney World Resort
  • Todd Jones, CEO, Publix Super Markets
  • Syd Kitson, Chairman, Board of Governors for the State University System
  • Paul Reilly, Chairman & CEO, Raymond James Financial
  • Alex Sanchez, President & CEO, Florida Bankers Association
  • Eric Silagy, President & CEO, Florida Power & Light Company
  • John Sprouls, CEO, Universal Orlando Resort, Executive Vice President, Universal Parks & Resorts
  • Patrick Sunderlin, Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Joe York, President, AT&T Florida and Caribbean

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