Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Three to the Florida Museum of Black History Task Force
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. ~ Governor Ron DeSantis has appointed three individuals to the Florida Museum of Black History Task Force. Brian Butler, Representative Berny Jacques, and Altony Lee have been chosen to serve on the task force.

Brian Butler is the President and Chief Executive Officer of JCB Construction, Inc. He has been recognized as the 2022 "Most Influential Businessman" by Florida Trend Magazine and the Orlando Business Journal. Butler holds a bachelor's degree in business economics from Brown University and a master's degree in business administration from Duke University.

Representative Berny Jacques is the Senior Partnership Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay and serves as House Representative for District 59 since 2022. He also serves on the Sixth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission and holds a bachelor's degree in political science and history from Washington Adventist University as well as a juris doctor from Stetson University.

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Altony Lee, EdD is currently Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor of Public Affairs for the Board of Governors of the State University System. Previously, he was Director of University Relations and Engagement and an Adjunct Professor of Communications for Florida Gulf Coast University. Lee holds a bachelor's degree in political science and government from Florida State University, a master's degree in communications and journalism from Florida International University, and a doctorate degree in education from the University of Miami.

Governor Ron DeSantis expressed his confidence in these three individuals to serve on this important task force that will help shape the future of Florida's black history museum.

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