At its Jan. 19 meeting, the Board of Trustees at St. Petersburg College welcomed its two newest board members, Bill Foster and Nathan Stonecipher, who were appointed in December by Gov. Rick Scott.
Bill Foster is the former mayor of the City of St. Petersburg, and an attorney and shareholder at Foster and Foster PA. For 10 years, he was on the St. Petersburg City Council, two years as chairman. He has been a participating member of St. Petersburg Vision 2020, the Pinellas County Annexation Task Force, the NAACP and the St. Petersburg History Museum.
Foster is a graduate of Northeast High School, Samford University and the Cumberland Law School at Samford University. He succeeds Bridgette Mill and was appointed for a term beginning Dec. 18, 2015, and ending May 31, 2019.
Nathan Stonecipher is co-owner of Green Bench Brewing Co. and a member of the Board of Directors of the EDGE Business District Association. A Pinellas County native, he is a graduate of St. Petersburg College and the University of Florida.
Stonecipher previously was vice president of Directed Capital Resources LLC and was an assistant bond trader with Raymond James Financial. Stonecipher succeeds Robert Fine and was appointed for a term beginning Dec. 18, 2015, and ending May 31, 2018.