FORT MYERS, Fla. (Dec. 13, 2013)—Governor Rick Scott announced that Jim Green, Donald Komito and Mary Moore have joined the Lee County Housing Authority Board of Commissioners on Oct. 22 for terms through May 12, 2017.
Succeeding Shirley Burns, Green is a real estate broker with Jim Green Realty. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Notre Dame. In addition to real-estate brokerage, Green has invested in commercial and residential properties and is the developer of the Caloosa Shores riverfront subdivision near LaBelle. Green is active in the Realtors Association of Fort Myers and the Beach, local communities and the Lee County Government. He is chairman of the Lee County Local Planning Agency, member of the Lee County Affordable Housing Committee, vice president of East Lee County Council and serves on the board of directors of ALVA, Inc.
Succeeding Tracey Kuchman, Komito is an aviation design manager with AECOM Technology Corporation. A licensed professional engineer in the state of Indiana and Florida, Komito holds two bachelor’s degrees in geology and civil engineering. He previously worked for the Lee County Port Authority as a senior manager of engineering and construction for 15 years. Komito is also a certified general contractor in Florida and started his own construction firm, developing six shopping centers in Lee County. He is a life member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and a professional member of Engineers Without Borders. Serving on EWB’s Technical Advisory Committee, he serves as a mentor to EWB student chapters at Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida International University and Savannah State University. Komito has also done volunteer construction work in Nepal, Ecuador and Mexico.
Filling a vacant seat, Moore is a former registered nurse for Sunrise Community Group Home.
The mission of the Lee County Housing Authority is to assist low-income families with safe, decent and affordable housing opportunities as they strive to achieve self-sufficiency and improve their lives. The LCHA is committed to operating in an efficient, ethical and professional manner, and it will create and maintain partnerships with its clients and appropriate community agencies in order to accomplish this mission.
For more information on the LCHA, call 239-997-6688 or visit www.leecountyha.org.