JUNE 2021

Gov. DeSantis appoints Richard Komando to SJR State Board

Richard Komando

St. Johns River State College welcomes its newest member – and vice chair – of the District Board of Trustees. Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Richard Komando.

Komando is an attorney and partner at Bradley, Garrison and Komando, P.A. in Orange Park. Previously, he was an assistant state attorney for the 4th Judicial Circuit Court. Komando has volunteered his time with First Coast Healing Hands, Project Cold Case, Florida’s Children First and the Jacksonville Victims Assistance Advisory Council. He earned his bachelor’s degree in criminology and his master of business administration from Florida State University and his juris doctor from Loyola University of New Orleans.

"We are honored to welcome this dedicated and talented individual to our Board," said SJR State President Joe Pickens, J.D. "His impressive background, professional successes and community connections will be a positive contribution to our students, the College and its future growth."

Currently serving on the District Board of Trustees is Chairman Wendell Davis, Jan Conrad, Brian Keith, James Reid, and W. J. (Jud) Sapp, Jr.

St. Johns River State College operates full-service campuses in Clay, Putnam and St. Johns counties and is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of St. Johns River State College.



Susan Kessler
Director of Public Relations and Publications
(386) 312-4020