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FDOT Chief of Staff Jim Boxold Appointed Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation

The appointment of Jim Boxold to the position of secretary for the Florida Department of Transportation further shows Governor Scott’s commitment to the quality and efficiency of Florida’s transportation system,” said Doug Wheeler. “We have enjoyed working with Jim in the role of chief of staff, and look forward to continuing our cooperative efforts to enhance our freight transportation system in order to position Florida as a global hub for trade.

Jim has clearly demonstrated his commitment to the enhancement of Florida seaports and other modes to continue to grow Florida’s economy and to ensure Florida’s competitiveness in a international marketplace. The Florida Ports Council applauds Governor Scott for appointing Jim to this key position.

Read the FDOT release on the appointment here.