The Everglades Foundation Statement Regarding Appointment of Ernie Marks as SFWMD Executive Director

The Everglades Foundation (The Foundation) today released the following statement, attributable to its CEO Eric Eikenberg, regarding the appointment of Ernie Marks as the executive director of the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD).

“We congratulate Ernie Marks on his new role as executive director of the SFWMD. Mr. Marks brings two decades of experience, including prior roles with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Florida Wildlife Commission. His strong leadership, regard for stakeholder input and science-based decision making will no doubt be vital at this critical juncture in Everglades restoration.

“We are looking forward to continuing to work closely with Mr. Marks to restore America’s Everglades.”

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