Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed Nancy Watkins, a campaign finance guru and prominent figure in conservative politics, to the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD).
Watkins is a Certified Public Accountant with Robert Watkins & Co. and often manages finances for political campaigns, causes and committees. She also serves on the Hillsborough Community College District Board of Trustees and previously served on the University of South Florida Board of Trustees.
Her appointment came alongside the reappointment of three SWFWMD board members, including Ashley community advocate Bell Barnett, businessman Kelly Rice and entrepreneur Joel Schleicher.
The appointments are subject to Florida Senate confirmation.
– Peter Schorsch, Extensive Enterprises Media