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Ronald Howse, PE, Chairman, Cocoa

Chairman Ronald Howse

President of Real Deal Development Group, an Engineering and Land Planning company. Former Councilman for the City of St. Cloud, Board Member of the East Central Florida Regional Planning Council, Board Member of the Kissimmee/Osceola County Chamber of Commerce, and Assistant Director of Public Works for the City of Altamonte Springs. Involved with many civic organizations over the years. Appointed in December, 2009. Term ends September 30, 2021.

Jay N. Trumbull, Vice-Chairman, Panama City

Jay Trumbull

President/Owner of Trumbull Bottled Water, Inc. Currently serves on the Bay County Planning Commission, Panama City Housing Authority, Bay Medical Board Foundation, and has just finished his term on the Bay County Chamber of Commerce. Also serves on the Board of Directors for Bay Bank and Trust and serves on several boards within his industry: Culligan Dealers of North America and on the Culligan Dealer Advisory Council. Appointed in March, 2011. Term ends September 30, 2019.

John Browning, Jr., East Palatka

John Browning, Jr.,

President of Browning Packing and Browning Consulting. Browning previously served on the Florida Transportation Commission from 1987-2001. Appointed in June, 2013. Term ends September 30, 2019.


Richard Burke, Ponte Vedra

Richard Burke

Chief Executive Officer of Advanced Disposal. Prior to serving as CEO, he served as President of the company and was responsible for mergers and acquisitions, purchasing, risk management, human resources and strategic planning. He joined Advanced Disposal following the acquisition of Veolia Environmental Services Solid Waste in November 2012, where he was President and CEO of Veolia Environmental Services North America since 2007. He currently serves on the Board of the Environmental Research and Education Foundation and K9s for Warriors. Appointed in July, 2019. Term ends September 30, 2019.


Julius Davis, Lutz

Julius Davis

Julius Davis is President and CEO of VoltAir Consulting Engineers, a privately-owned corporation, that affords mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering design services for commercial building types with offices in Tampa and Orlando, Florida and Houston, Texas, serving clients throughout the United States. Julius has more than 20 years of experience in all phases of electrical engineering services such as building interior/exterior lighting, power distribution and generation, and specialty systems such as voice/data and security for a variety of building types including airports, hospitals, correctional facilities, schools and office buildings. Appointed for a term beginning June 29, 2018, and ending September 30, 2021.


David B. Genson, PE, Naples

David B. Genson

Senior Vice President and Director of Land Development with Barron Collier Companies, one of the largest diversified companies in Florida with successful enterprises in agriculture, land development, and minerals. David has been with Barron Collier Companies for 20 years and has been involved with numerous commercial and land development projects in southwest Florida, including the Town of Ave Maria. He is also currently the Vice Chair of the Collier County Housing Authority which he has serving on since 2013. Appointed for a term beginning November 30, 2018, and ending September 30, 2022.

Teresa Sarnoff, Miami

Teresa Sarnoff

Chief Operating Officer at Cigarette Racing Team of Opa-locka, Florida. Currently serves as President of End Homelessness Now, Inc., which seeks creative solutions to address homelessness in South Florida. With a long history of serving her community, Sarnoff is the recipient of the Presidential Volunteer Service Award, the Camillus House Bridge Builder Award and the Rickia Isaac Foundation “No Stray Bullets" Award. Appointed on December 18, 2015. Term ends September 30, 2019.