The Authority's governing body has seven members. Three members are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate; three members are appointed by Jacksonville's Mayor and confirmed by the City Council; and the seventh member is the District Two Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). Members serve a four-year term with the exception of the FDOT Secretary who serves the length of his/her employment in that position, and can be re-appointed for an additional four years. The members of the Authority are not entitled to compensation, but are reimbursed for travel and other expenses actually incurred in their duties as provided by law.
Scott L. McCaleb of Jacksonville Beach, is the President of Vulcan Land, Inc., a subsidiary of Vulcan Materials Company. He has been a member of the University of North Florida Foundation Board since 2011 and is also a member of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. McCaleb is a trustee of the Gator Bowl Association and served as their chairman in 1993. He was the founding president and honorary member of the Rotary Club of Deerwood and is an alumni of Leadership Jacksonville. He also served as vice-chairman of the Jacksonville Sports Development.
Mr. McCaleb received a bachelor’s degree in finance and real estate from Florida State University. He was appointed by Governor Scott in 2012.
Isaiah Rumlin is the managing member of Rumlin Insurance Agency, the oldest minority-owned property and casualty agency in Duval County. In addition to operating his agency, Rumlin currently serves as president of the NAACP Jacksonville and has greatly increased the branch’s capacity to impact issues related to education, crime, the economy and the mobilization and registration of voters. He was invited to the White House in 2012 for a forum on “Jobs and the Florida Economy”.
Rumlin earned his Bachelor Degree from Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL and with a zeal for entrepreneurship began his career as a Financial Specialist with the State of Florida Insurance Department in 1973. Rumlin was appointed by Mayor Alvin Brown in 2012 to serve a four-year term on the Jacksonville Transportation Authority. This is Rumlin’s second stint on the JTA having previously served from 1987 to 1991.
A lifelong resident of Jacksonville, Kevin J. Holzendorf is an Account Manager at CISCO Systems, Inc. Holzendorf has spent his professional career in both the private and public sectors working in the accounting, financial services and technology industries.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of North Florida. Holzendorf is active in the community serving as a Big Brother for the Big Brother/Big Sister program, Jacksonville Cultural Council Board Member, Wolfson Children’s Hospital Development Council Board Member, YMCA Duval Regional Board and Chair of the UNCF Leadership Council to name a few.
Holzendorf was appointed to the JTA Board by Mayor Alvin Brown in August 2013.
Treasurer; FDOT District Two Secretary
Greg Evans was appointed as the Florida Department of Transportation District Two Secretary effective February 6, 2012. Mr. Evans is responsible for the day-to-day administrative, planning, production and operations activities for District Two which encompasses 18 counties, covers nearly 12,000 square miles in North Central Florida, and maintains 8,200 lane miles of roadway and over 1,200 bridges. The area is also served by two deep-water ports and three major rail lines. Mr. Evans has over 20 years of experience in the management and operations of public infrastructure. He is an alumnus of Southern Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Technology.
He joined the Board in 2012 as an Ex-Officio Member representing the Florida Department of Transportation, District II.
Ed Burr is president and chief executive officer of GreenPointe Holdings, LLC, a diversified holding company that brings together the necessary disciplines to create sustainable, high-value homes and communities throughout the Southeastern United States. Prior to founding GreenPointe Holdings in 2008, Ed founded the LandMar Group, LLC in 1987 after several years of working as a CPA with Coopers & Lybrand.
Throughout his career, Burr has been actively involved in business, civic and community organizations. A longtime advocate for bettering the lives of children, Ed is founder of the Monique Burr Foundation for Children, a foundation that is dedicated and committed to providing bullying and child abuse prevention education to every elementary student, their parents/caregivers, and school personnel in Florida. He has served as the Chairman of the Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce and currently serves on the Chamber Board of Directors as Chairman of Government Affairs. Burr was named Developer of the Year by his peers in 2002. In addition to being a member of the Board of Trustees of Florida State University, he is a Member of The Florida Council of 100 and is actively involved in the Urban Land Institute, the National Association of Home Builders and the Northeast Florida Builders Association.
Burr was appointed to the Board by the governor and served as the Chair of the Board in 2012 and 2013.
Ari Jolly is a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida?s (BCBSF) assistant general counsel and provides board governance support related to the various Florida Blue subsidiary and joint venture companies. Prior to joining BCBSF in 1993, Jolly was an Officer in the United States Navy from 1983 - 1990 and the recipient of a Navy Achievement Medal (1987).
Jolly is a member of the Florida and Jacksonville Bar, serves as the Chair of the Board of the USO, and previously served as the Chair of the Veterans Network at Florida Blue where she spoke on the topics of Women Veterans and the Multicultural US Armed Forces. In addition, Jolly is the corporate secretary to the Boards of Florida Health Care Plan, Inc., Navigy, Inc., Navigy Holdings, Inc., GuideWell-Sanitas, LLC and GuideWell, Inc. and has supported several Florida Blue conferences on the topic of board governance best practices.
Jolly graduated from Jacksonville University and the Florida State University College of Law. She is also an honors graduate from the Naval Legal Justice School, Newport, Rhode Island.
Jolly was appointed to the Board in 2015 by Governor Rick Scott.