Lawson, 54, of Jacksonville, is a vice president at Acosta Sales and Marketing. He previously served as the director of national accounts for Johnson and Johnson. Lawson received his bachelor’s degree from FAMU. He is reappointed for a term beginning January 5, 2018, and ending January 6, 2021. Lawson is the current chair of the FAMU BOT.
Carter, 65, of Tallahassee, is an attorney and business consultant on energy, economic development, and education with Carter and Associates. He is a United States Army veteran and previously served as a member of the Board of Governors of the State University System. Carter is reappointed for a term beginning January 6, 2018, and ending January 6, 2023.
The appointments are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.