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Governor Rick Scott Appoints Walton F. Poppell to Madison County School Board

By: Governor's Press Office
By: Governor's Press Office

Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today announced the appointment of Walton “Fain” Poppell to the Madison County School Board.

Poppell, 67, of Madison, has been the owner of Poppell Land Surveyors since 1976. Previously, he served on the Madison County Planning and Zoning Board from 2008 to 2011 and on the Madison County Board of County Commissioners from 1988 to 1992. Poppell served in the Florida National Guard from 1963 to 1970 and received an associate degree from North Florida Community College.

He will fill the vacancy created by the suspension of Abra Hill Johnson and is appointed for a term beginning June 13, 2012, and extending for the period of suspension, not to extend beyond the term.


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