News Release: FAMU
Glen Gilzean resigned from the Board of Trustees today. His letter is below:
I'm extremely grateful for the time we shared together. It is with regret that I hereby withdraw my nomination for the Board of Trustees of the outstanding Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.
I had foreseen no conflict between participation on FAMU’s board and my work as Vice President of Advocacy and Outreach for the nonprofit Step Up For Students. But as the Legislature this year considers a bill strengthening the Tax Credit Scholarship for low- income students, a question has been raised about whether I should be formally registered as a lobbyist in order to advocate on behalf of these children. I have decided to err on the side of caution and to register, which, according to statute, prevents me from serving as a trustee.
For the students,