Gov. DeSantis Appoints Tripp Scott's Ed Pozzuoli to the Florida Virtual Board of Trustees
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., October 21, 2020 – Tripp Scott today announced that Ed Pozzuoli, CEO of Tripp Scott, was appointed by Governor Ron DeSantis to the Florida Virtual Board of Trustees.
Florida Virtual School (FLVS) is an accredited, public, e-learning school serving students in grades K-12 online - in Florida and all over the world. It operates under the guidance of a Board of Trustees which consists of seven members appointed by the Governor to 4-year staggered terms, per Florida Statute 1002.37.
Pozzuoli is an accomplished litigator and negotiator and has extensive experience handling state, county and local governmental issues. He is nationally recognized as a legal expert in charter and educational law. He also works with municipalities and businesses that are impacted by public-policy issues outside of the charter school arena. Among his notable cases are the 2002 reapportionment voters’ rights litigation, in which he represented the Florida Senate and the 2000 presidential recount litigation, in which he was a member of the Bush/Cheney legal team. He continues to represent the Republican Party in key election law cases. His political involvement includes serving as co-chair of Jeb Bush for Governor Campaign 2002, chair of Charlie Crist Campaign for Governor and the regional chair for the Rudy Giuliani Presidential Campaign.