FLORIDA — Three individuals have been appointed to the Southwest Florida Water Management District.
Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointments of James Holton, Dustin Rowland, and Robert Stern.
Here is what the governor’s office said about each in an announcement:
James Holton, of St. Petersburg, is the president and owner of JWH Properties, Inc, MHH Enterprises, Inc, and James W. Holton, P.A. He was previously appointed to the Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Board of Governors and the Pinellas County Economic Development Council. Holton earned his bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and his master’s and Juris Doctor from Boston University.
Dustin Rowland, of Dade City, is the president and owner of Rowland Truck Lines. He currently serves as a member of the Pasco County Fair Board as well as the National and Florida Cattlemen’s Association. Rowland is a former board member of Habitat for Humanity.
Robert Stern, of Tampa, is a partner and attorney for Trenam Law. He previously served on the University of Florida Board of Trustees and is the former president of the University of Florida National Alumni Association. Stern earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration and Juris Doctor from the University of Florida.
The appointments are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.