Governor Makes Nine Appointments to State Boards
Florida - Thursday December 29, 2022: Governor DeSantis has made the following nine appointments to state boards.
Five appointed to the Board of Nursing
Diana Forst - Forst is a Registered Nurse at Cleveland Clinic. She was previously appointed to the Nineteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission and previously served on the Board of Nursing. Forst earned her associate degree in nursing from Marymount University and her bachelor’s degree in biology from Trinity College.
Judy Frum - Frum is the Chief Executive Officer of Broward Health Imperial Point. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce and is an Advisory Board Member for Sheridan Technical School. Frum earned her associate degree in respiratory therapy from West Virginia Northern Community College, her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Florida Atlantic University, and her master’s degree in business administration from Florida International University.
Jenee Peters - Peters is the Managing Director at Naples Wealth Planning and the Founder of Tampa Bay Body Sculpting. Previously, she was a Partner with Platinum Wealth Partners and was the Executive Director of Investments for Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. Peters earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Baldwin-Wallace University.
Jennifer Wages - Wages is the Health Information Management Director of Encompass Health of Panama City. She is a current member of the American Society for Health Care Risk Management. Wages received her Practical Nursing Certification from Haney Vocational School and earned her bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration from Southern New Hampshire University.
Jody Rain - Rain is the Registered Nurse Supervisor at Manatee Memorial Hospital and the Clinical Solutions Director of PointClickCare. She is the former President of the Manasota Chapter of Emergency Nurses Association. Rain earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the State College of Florida and her master’s degree in healthcare administration from Western Governors University.
These appointments are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate
Four appointed to the Board of Professional Engineers
Christopher Dawson - Dawson is a Shareholder at GrayRobinson, P.A. He is a current Board Member of the Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce and previously served as the Director of the Florida Children’s Miracle Network. Dawson earned his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Florida and his juris doctor from the University of Alabama.
James Gonzalez - Gonzalez is a Co-Founder of Cobb & Gonzalez, P.A. In 2015, he was commissioned as a reservist in the United States Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps. He currently serves as the Licensing Co-Chair for the Real Property and Construction Law Section of the Florida Bar. Gonzalez earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of South Florida and his master’s degree and juris doctor from Villanova University.
Sam Mousa - Mousa is the President of Mousa Consulting Group and Partner of Conventus, LLC. He is a current member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the National Society of Professional Engineers. Mousa earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Florida.
Yassi Myers - Myers is the President and Owner of TLP Engineering Consultants, Inc. She is the former State President and current member of the Florida Engineering Society and serves as an advisory council member for the Transportation and Expressway Authority Membership of Florida. Myers earned her bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Louisiana State University.
These appointments are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.