WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (January 28, 2019) – Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to announce that Ronald A. Brisé has been appointed to the board of directors for the Florida Education Foundation. His appointment began January 1, 2019 and he will serve until August 31, 2020.
As a direct support organization for the Florida Department of Education, the Florida Education Foundation invests in high achievement for every student to contribute to Florida’s globally competitive workforce. The organization’s vision is to recognize and support the development of teachers, learners and leaders; tell the story of Florida’s education progress in preparing students for lifelong success; As well as raising and managing financial resources to increase Florida’s outcomes.
“Education is the catapult to success in every student’s life, and the Florida Education Foundation seeks to make sure every student in Florida is given the same opportunities to that success. It’s a great privilege to play a role in making sure we ensure a future for every student in this state,” said Brisé regarding his appointment.
Brisé is an accomplished legislative leader and senior executive with more than 20 years of experience in telecom, energy, utilities, government and business. He has established himself as a thought leader in telecom having testified before the U.S. Senate on telecom issues, served on the joint board on universal service and on the Universal Service Administrative Company. Following his tenure in the Florida Legislature, Brisé was tapped to serve on the Florida Public Service Commission where he served multiple terms including in the role of chair.
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