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    TALLAHASSEE, FL – December 7, 2018 – GrayRobinson, P.A. announces that senior government affairs consultant Kim McDougal, Ph.D. has been appointed to the Florida Sports Foundation's board of directors.

    “I am honored to join this distinguished group of industry experts and look forward to working on initiatives to increase our footprint in this growing arena,” said McDougal, whose appointment expands the board to 24 directors.

    With almost three decades of experience, McDougal has served in multiple leadership roles at the Florida Department of Education, including Governmental Relations Director and Senior Policy Advisor for several Commissioners of Education. She also served as Chief of Staff, Deputy Chief of Staff, Legislative Affairs Director and Education Policy Coordinator to Governor Rick Scott. Continuing on to serve as Policy Advisor during his successful re-election campaign.

    Jesse Biter, President of the Florida Sports Foundation Board of Directors said, “We are pleased to have Ms. McDougal join the board. Her perspective and experience in executive management and legislative affairs will greatly benefit our efforts to expand and enhance sports development and tourism in the Sunshine State.”

    The Florida Sports Foundation, Inc. is a 501(C) 3 nonprofit corporation, serving as the Sports Industry Development Division of Enterprise Florida, Inc. The mission of the Florida Sports Foundation is to assist Florida’s communities with securing, hosting and retaining Sporting events and sports related business that generate significant economic impact and Sports Tourism for the state of Florida through the Foundation’s grant programs, legislative initiatives and Industry Partner service, recognition and development.



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