Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Today Commissioner-elect Nikki Fried announced her full transition team as she prepares to take office as Florida’s next Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
“We have brought people together from all corners of our state and all walks of life to help build a Department that will respect the priority issues of the people and work hard to deliver results,” shared Commissioner-elect Nikki Fried. “From Democratic, Republican, and independent leaders, to leaders in Florida’s agriculture and environmental communities, public safety, energy, consumer protection, and marijuana industries—our transition team reflects the values of all Floridians. As Commissioner, I will be a voice for all of the people of Florida.”
Led by Chair Congressman Patrick Murphy and Vice Chairs, Congressman Darren Soto and Fred Guttenberg, the transition team brings a wide and diverse array of knowledge of the state’s issues and communities.
“We have put together a team with experience on the wide ranging issues the Department oversees. In the coming weeks the team will help determine the best path moving forward to build a strong Department that can deliver on Commissioner-Elect Fried’s priority issues,” stated Chair Patrick E. Murphy.
Commissioner-elect Fried’s transition team has also launched a website to ensure accessibility and transparency, and is encouraging Floridians interested in helping serve the Department to submit resumes throughout the transition process.