Gov. Rick Scott has reappointed Dean Asher and Juian Fouche to the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, the governor’s office announced Friday afternoon.

Asher, 50, of Orlando, is the vice president of Don Asher and Associates, and of Asher Maintenance Services. He received his bachelor’s degree from Mercer University. He ran unsuccessfully for the Florida Senate in 2016.

Asher is reappointed for a term beginning July 20, 2018 and ending April 16, 2020.

Fouche, 70, of Windermere, was the former senior vice president of Disney Destinations. He received his bachelor’s degree from Georgia Southwestern University and is a member of the Florida Council of Tourism Leaders.

Fouche is reappointed for a term beginning July 20, 2018 and ending April 16, 2022.

The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority oversees Orlando International Airport and Orlando Executive Airport.

These appointments are subject to Senate confirmation.

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