Governor Rick Scott Appoints Michael Bauer to
Environmental Regulation Commission, Names Cari Roth
Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Michael Bauer
to the Environmental Regulation Commission and named Cari
L. Roth as Chair.
Reporter: Governor's Press Office
December 22, 2011
Tallahassee, Fla. Ė December 22, 2011
Rick Scott announced the appointment of Michael Bauer to the Environmental
Regulation Commission and named Cari L. Roth as
Bauer, 60, of Naples, has been
the natural resource manager for the City of Naples since
2005. Previously, he served as a lead project manager for the South Florida
Water Management District from 2003 to 2004 and was Southwest Florida policy
director for Audubon of Florida from 2001 to 2003. Bauer practiced
environmental law for the Yakama Indian Nation of
Washington State from 1988 to 1996 and was an assistant refuge manager for the
United States Fish and Wildlife Service from 1977 to 1984. Bauer received a
bachelorís degree from the University of New Brunswick, a masterís degree from Colorado State University, a law degree from the University of Washington and a Ph.D. from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He succeeds Rhoda Glasco-Foderingham
and is appointed for a term beginning December 22, 2011 and ending July 1, 2013.
Roth, 53, of Tallahassee, has been an attorney with Bryan, Miller and Olive P.A. since
2003. With 25 years of public and private sector legal and legislative
experience, she has served on the Environmental Regulation Commission since
2003. Previously, she served as general counsel and assistant secretary for the
Florida Department of Community Affairs from 1999 to 2003. She received her
bachelorís and law degrees from Florida State University. Rothís chairmanship is effective December 22, 2011, ending at the pleasure of the Governor.
are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.