Sunshine 811 held its annual elections at the 2019 Annual Meeting, May 16, 2019 in DeBary. Re-elected to the board for fiscal year 2019-2020 are: Rick Barrett, Florida Gas Transmission; Terrill M. Booker, Lake Apopka Natural Gas District; Michael Borg, City of Lakeland Water; Michael DeGraw, CenturyLink; Shawn Deutscher, Williams/Gulfstream Natural Gas System; Warren DiNapoli, Jacksonville Electric Authority; Oscar Estrada, City of Tampa Wastewater Department; Russell Harris, TECO Peoples Gas; Joe Heatherly, FPL; John Lambert, Reedy Creek Energy Services; and Steve Marshall, Charter Communications.
Bruce Kershner, R. Bruce Kershner Company, was re-elected to the Board as an associate member. Carlos Solis, Pinellas County Utilities, was elected to the Board, previously serving on the Sunshine 811 Board and several committees for more than 10 years.
Chair: Lorenzo Jones, TECO Electric
Vice Chair: Mike Borg, City of Lakeland Water
Secretary: Terrill Booker, Lake Apopka Natural Gas District
Treasurer: Shawn Deutscher, Gulfstream Natural Gas System
Assistant Treasurer: Lisa Jackson, Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department
Assistant Secretary: Michelle Johnson, Duke Energy
Damage Prevention Committee: Carlos Bates, Frontier Communications
Finance Committee: Shawn Deutscher, Gulfstream Natural Gas System
Legislative Ad-Hoc Committee: Bruce Kershner, R. Bruce Kershner Company
Operations Committee: Steve Marshall, Charter Communications
Section D. Organization of Committees: Each committee except the Executive Committee and the Finance Committee shall have a chairperson elected by the Board of Directors, but the members of each Committee shall select the vice chairperson of the committee. The chairperson and secretary of the Board of Directors shall also occupy those same positions on the Executive Committee.
ARTICLE VII OFFICERS OF THE CORPORATION
Section B. Election and Term: The officers of the Corporation shall be elected by the Board of Directors. Such election may be held at any regular or special meeting of the Board at which a quorum is present. Each officer shall be elected for a term of one year.