Florida - Ocala councilmembers named Sandra Wilson as city manager. She will succeed John Zobler who retired in December 2019. Wilson has been serving as Ocala's interim city manager. Prior to that role, she was the city's deputy city manager, assistant city manager for support services, and director of human resources and risk management.
Ohio - The Ohio State University board of trustees appointed Kristina Johnson as the university's president. She will succeed Michael Drake who announced his retirement in November 2019. Johnson previously served as chancellor of the State University of New York (SUNY). Prior to that, she founded and served as chief executive officer of several science and technology companies and served as undersecretary of energy at the U.S. Department of Energy.
Colorado - The Regional Transportation District named Melanie Snyder as the transit agency's next general counsel. She succeeds acting general counsel Jenifer Ross-Amato and Rolf Asphaug who retired in February. Snyder previously served as chief deputy attorney general and chief of staff in the Colorado Attorney General's Office and practiced commercial litigation.
Washington, D.C. - The Federal Regulatory Commission selected Mittal Desai as its chief information officer. Desai previously served as senior adviser and risk analyst in the commission's Office of the Executive Director. Prior to that, he was deputy chief information security officer at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
North Dakota - The Bis-Man Transit board of directors appointed Deidre Hughes as the agency's new executive director, effective July 1. Hughes most recently served as the marketing and administrative manager for the transit authority.
Maryland - Gov. Larry Hogan appointed William Doyle as the new executive director of the Maryland Port Administration, effective July 22. Doyle is a former U.S. Federal Maritime Commissioner. He most recently served as the chief executive officer and executive director of a national dredging contractor association.