On January 12, 2024, Governor Ron DeSantis reappointed Cari Roth, Lykes’ Vice President of Governmental and Regulatory Affairs to a seat representing agriculture on the Florida Environmental Regulation Commission. Roth was originally appointed to the Commission by Governor Bush in 2005, and subsequently reappointed by Governors Crist, Scott and DeSantis. For most of her career, Cari worked in private law firms assisting both public and private sector clients with environmental, land use and governmental regulation issues. She served as General Counsel and Assistant Secretary of the Department of Community Affairs from 1999-2002. She joined her long time client Lykes Bros. Inc. in her current VP role in 2020. She is a 1983 graduate of the FSU School of Law, has been named to the Legal Elite Hall of Fame by Florida Trend, and has an “AV Preeminent” lawyer rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
Said Roth of the reappointment: “I appreciate the confidence that Governor DeSantis has shown in me with this reappointment and I look forward to continued public service in this role.”Back to News