Mayor Ashton Hayward isn’t the only politician that likes advisory boards. The Florida Board of Governors has named University of West Florida President Judith A. Bense as chair of its task force on facilities funding. The task force follows a vote at the Board of Governors March 22 meeting to “fully address the crisis forming in infrastructure and facilities funding amid the State University System.” The task force will first meet April 30 and May 1 in Orlando, Fla.
Other appointees include:
Anthony Barbar, Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, Florida Atlantic University
Linda Bacheler, Assistant Vice President and Controller, Florida Gulf Coast University
Robert Bradley, Ph.D., Vice President for Planning and Programs, Florida State University
Scott Cole, Vice President and General Counsel, University of Central Florida
Thomas Donaudy, Vice President of Facilities and University Architect, Florida Atlantic University
Matt Fajack, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, University of Florida
John Long, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, University of South Florida
Michael Long, Student at New College of Florida and currently the Student Member on the Florida Board of Governors
Janet Owen, Vice President for Governmental Affairs, University of North Florida
Larry Robinson, Ph.D., Provost, Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University
Mark B. Rosenberg, Ph.D., President, Florida International University
The task force has a Nov. 7 deadline to report findings and recommendations that can be pursued, if any, in the 2013 Session of the Legislature.