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Rick Scott appoints Green Bench owner and Bill Foster to St. Pete College board

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Gov. Rick Scott on Friday appointed former St. Petersburg Mayor Bill Foster, who lost a re-election bid despite winning Scott's endorsement two years ago, and growler champion Nathan Stonecipher, the owner of Green Bench Brewing Co., to serve on the District Board of Trustees for St. Petersburg College.

Here's the release:

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Bill Foster and Nathan Stonecipher to St. Petersburg College District Board of Trustees TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointments of Bill Foster and Nathan Stonecipher to the St. Petersburg College District Board of Trustees. 

Foster, 52, of St. Petersburg, is an attorney and shareholder at Foster and Foster PA. He previously served as mayor of the City of St. Petersburg. Foster received both his bachelor's and law degree from Samford University. He succeeds Bridgette Mill and is appointed for a term beginning December 18, 2015, and ending May 31, 2019. 

Stonecipher, 34, of St. Petersburg, is the owner of Green Bench Brewing Co and currently serves as a member on the Board of Directors of the EDGE Business District Association. He was previously the vice president of Directed Capital Resources, LLC and an assistant bond trader with Raymond James Financial.

Stonecipher received his associate's degree from St. Petersburg College and bachelor's degree from the University of Florida. He succeeds Robert Fine and is appointed for a term beginning December 18, 2015, and ending May 31, 2018. The appointments are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.

[Last modified: Friday, December 18, 2015 8:53pm]

    

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