PALATKA, Fla., June 7, 2017 – Gov. Rick Scott has appointed Janet Price of Fernandina Beach to the St. Johns River Water Management District Governing Board, filling a vacant seat that represents the St. Marys River Basin and the adjacent coastal area. The appointment takes effect immediately and runs through March 1, 2018.
“We welcome Ms. Price and the knowledge and proven leadership she brings to the board,” said St. Johns River Water Management District Executive Director Dr. Ann Shortelle. “Her experience and understanding of Florida’s unique environment will benefit our entire 18-county district as we continue to prioritize vital projects that protect our water resources now and into the future.”
Price is the corporate environmental manager for Rayonier, Inc. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of North Alabama and her master’s degree from the University of Alabama.
“I’m pleased to be appointed to the serve on the district’s governing board,” said Governing Board Member Janet Price. “I’m grateful for the opportunity to put my experience with environmental management to good use helping protect and restore our natural resources.”
The nine member governing board sets policies and procedures for operation of the district. The board holds monthly public meetings, and members serve without compensation.
The appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.