Eight Appointed to the Concrete Masonry Education Council, One to the Reemployment Assistance Appeals Commission
Florida - Thursday October 13, 2022: Governor DeSantis has made eight appointments to the Florida Concrete Masonry Education Council and one appointment to the Reemployment Assistance Appeals Commission.
Florida Concrete Masonry Education Council
David Cerniglia - Cerniglia is the Vice President and General Manager of the South Region Concrete Division of Preferred Materials Inc. He is the Chairman of the Florida Masonry Apprenticeship and Education Foundation and is a board member of the Masonry Association of Florida. Cerniglia earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from Pennsylvania State University.
Michael “Brad” Coolidge - Coolidge is the Safety and Environmental Manager of A-1 Block Corporation. He is a board member of Concrete Products Group and the Secretary and Committee Chair of Florida Independent Concrete & Associated Products, Inc. Coolidge attended Seminole State College.
Danielle Larson - Larson is the Chief Executive Officer of GBL Group. She is the State Chairman of the Masonry Contractors Association of America and a board member of the Florida Masonry Apprenticeship and Education Foundation. Larson earned her associate degree from Florida Southwestern State College.
Robert Melgaard - Melgaard is the Career & Technical Education Programs Administrator at the Florida Department of Corrections. He is a member of the Florida Masonry Apprenticeship and Education Foundation. Melgaard attended Florida Gateway College.
Rockie Jenkins - Jenkins is the Director of CEMEX Florida. He is a member of the Masonry Association of Florida, Florida Masonry Apprenticeship and Education Foundation, and the National Concrete Masonry Association. Jenkins earned his bachelor’s degree in business and economics from Trevecca Nazarene University and his master’s degree in business administration from Saint Leo University.
Troy Maschmeyer - Maschmeyer is the Chief Executive Officer of Maschmeyer Concrete Company. He is a founding member of the Florida Independent Concrete Products Association and previously served on the executive committee of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association. Maschmeyer attended Michigan State University.
William Parsons - Parsons is a Regional Vice President at Pyramid Masonry Contractors. He is the Treasurer of the Masonry Association of Florida and a member of the Central Florida Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors. Parsons earned his bachelor’s degree in construction engineering and management from Purdue University.
Mark Smith - Smith is the owner of Bell Concrete Products and Columbia Ready Mix. He is a National Ready Mixed Concrete Association Certified Sales Professional and is a past Florida Independent Concrete Products Association Producer of the Year. Smith earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Florida.
Reemployment Assistance Appeals Commission
Charles Faircloth Jr. - Faircloth, of Tallahassee, is the General Counsel for the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs. He is a veteran of the United States Army and a current member of the Florida General Counsels Association. Faircloth is a certified Inspector General and earned his bachelor’s degree in English and his juris doctor from Florida State University.
This appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.