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CFO Appoints John B. Clark to Energy and Climate Commission

12/3/2008

CONTACT: Tara Klimek                      
                (850) 413-2842
 
TALLAHASSEE—Florida Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink announced today the appointment of John Boston Clark to the Florida Energy and Climate Commission.
 
Clark, a graduate of the Southern Technical Institute in Marietta, Ga., is a Master Electrician with more than 40 years dedicated to the energy industry, including electrical construction management, workforce development, and serving five years as the coordinator and training director of the Tallahassee Electrical Joint Apprenticeship School. He currently serves as the Director of the Florida Electrical Workers Association and is a former member of the Workforce Florida Board of Directors.
 
The statute establishing the nine-member Commission provides that the Governor appoint 7 members, and that the Agriculture Commissioner and Chief Financial Officer appoint one member each. The Commission was created to advise the Florida Legislature and Governor on energy policies.
 
All of the appointees to the Commission are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.