Hillsborough County commission honors USF's Judy Genshaft | Events
Hillsborough County, Florida-- According to a recent Hillsborough County release, the Board of County Commissioners will present their 2012 Ellsworth G. Simmons Good Government Award to University of South Florida President Dr. Judy Genshaft on Wednesday, April 18.
Ther ceremony will begin at 9 a.m., and will take place on the 2nd Floor County Commission Chambers, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., in downtown Tampa.
The release states:
"County Commissioners created the Ellsworth G. Simmons Good Government Award in 1996 to annually honor an individual or group who has played a significant role in improving government through leadership and vision. Simmons was a respected government and civic leader who served seven years on the School Board and 21 years on the County Commission. His involvement in such initiatives as the creation of the University of South Florida, Tampa International Airport and University Community Hospital helped transform Hillsborough County from a rural county into a major urban center."