Governor appoints Chipley man to Water Management District

Published: Friday, March 15, 2013 at 14:25 PM.

TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott announced on Tuesday the appointment of Gary Clark and the reappointment of Jerome “Jerry” Pate to the Northwest Florida Water Management District.

 Clark, 45, of Chipley, is the vice president of West Florida Electric Cooperative Association Inc. He is a member of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and is the former chairman for Opportunity Florida. He received his associate degree from Chipola College. He succeeds Joyce Estes, and is appointed for a term beginning March 12 and ending March 1, 2017.

 Pate, 54, of Pensacola, is the owner of Jerry Pate Turf and Irrigation. He is a member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America Foundation and the Environmental Institute of Golf. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama. He is reappointed for a term beginning March 12 and ending March 1, 2017.

The appointments are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.



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