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Orlando businesswoman named to state Board of Education

Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday named Orlando businesswoman Marva Johnson to the state Board of Education.

Johnson, 44, is a corporate vice president for Bright House Networks LLC.

Her term begins March 26 and ends Dec. 31, 2017.

“I am confident that Marva will be a committed servant to Florida students," Scott said in a statement. "I look forward to working with her and the entire Board of Education to further ensure that all Florida students can get a great education so they can pursue their dreams.”