Florida: Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Four to the Town of McIntosh Council
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. ~ In a recent announcement, Governor Ron DeSantis has appointed four new members to the Town of McIntosh Council. The newly appointed members are Eva Callahan, William "Lee" Deaderick, Donald Medeiros, and Richard Talbert.

Callahan brings a wealth of experience to the council with her previous employment at the Florida Department of Health's Administration and Medical Records Office. She is also an active member of the community, serving as the Treasurer of the McIntosh Garden Club. Callahan has been a resident of the town for over 20 years and has served on the council for 17 years.

Deaderick, owner of Northwest Seafood, Inc., is also known for his involvement in the community. He currently serves on the Micanopy Area Cooperative School Board of Directors and has previously served on the Town of McIntosh Council. Deaderick holds a bachelor's degree in food science from the University of Florida.

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Retired Professor and Cross Country Coach at the University of South Alabama, Donald Medeiros is another valuable addition to the council. He is also a veteran of the United States Army and holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Santa Clara and a doctorate in philosophy from Arizona State University.

Lastly, Richard Talbert brings his expertise as a Senior Consultant for J. Angle Group, LLC and part-time Instructor at Florida State Fire College to the council. He is actively involved in his community as Secretary of City of Ocala Fire Museum Advisory Board and a member of McIntosh Lions Club. Talbert was recognized as "Florida Fire Chief of the Year" by Florida Cabinet in 2009 and holds an associate degree from Eastern Florida State College.

The Governor expressed his confidence in these appointments stating that they will bring diverse perspectives and valuable experience to help lead the Town of McIntosh towards progress and development. The new members will join existing council members in their efforts to serve their community and make a positive impact.

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