Greg Evers A Finalist For Public Service Commission

August 10, 2017

Former State Sen. Greg Evers is on the short list of 14 candidates — including a state representative and three other former lawmakers — who will be interviewed next week for openings on Florida’s utility-regulatory board.

The Public Service Commission Nominating Council on Wednesday trimmed the number of candidates from 26. Among those cut without comment was former state Comptroller Bob Milligan, who failed to receive a single vote of support.

The Public Service Commission Nominating Council on Wednesday trimmed the number of candidates from 26. Among those cut without comment was former state Comptroller Bob Milligan, who failed to receive a single vote of support.

The council is required to nominate at least six candidates for the seats held by Brise and Graham. The council must submit a minimum of three names to Scott to replace Patronis.

Along with State Rep. Tom Goodson, R-Rockledge, other candidates besides Evers seeking the Patronis seat include former Rep. Rich Glorioso of Plant City; former Rep. Ken Littlefield of Wesley Chapel; and former Rep. Ritch Workman of Melbourne. All are Republicans.

Not every former lawmaker who applied made the scaled-back list. Former Rep. Dave Murzin, R-Pensacola, received only a single vote of support from the council.
Others who will be interviewed include:

— Gary Clark, the Department of Environmental Protection’s deputy secretary of land and recreation who oversees the state’s 174 parks.

— William Conrad, a former mayor of Newberry who owns Conrad Construction Company and serves as chairman of the Florida Municipal Power Agency’s board of directors.

— Clayton Lindstrom, director of the Fort Pierce Utilities Authority.

— Anibal Taboas an appointee to the Governors State University Board of Trustees from Woodridge, Ill.

— Ted Schrader, president of the Winter Haven Citrus Growers Association.

— Jody Newman, a former assistant director with the Orange County School District.

— Erik Sayler, a former senior attorney with the Public Service Commission who now works for the state Office of Public Counsel.

by Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida with contribution from NorthEscambia.com

Comments

4 Responses to “Greg Evers A Finalist For Public Service Commission”

  1. Ponderosa hill on August 10th, 2017 3:13 pm

    Seems that $25,000 per year would be enough to cover expenses
    For some of we older,retired citizens. This should be non political
    Non employer connected. Just concerned citizens who are knowledge
    and unconnected to anything except for doing the right thing. What a
    Joke our political leaders make of we the people . They just never stop !

  2. molino jim on August 10th, 2017 7:47 am

    In checking it looks as if the job pays $ 131,036. Nice work if you can get it.

  3. molino jim on August 10th, 2017 7:29 am

    William, do you know what this pays. Some folks just can’t be pulled away from the public trough.

  4. Kate on August 10th, 2017 7:15 am

    OF course he is, it’s a good ol boy system.





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