Governor appoints retired foreign diplomat Stanley Escudero & Palm Coast banker Garry Lubi to Daytona State College Board of Trustees

Garry Lubi appointed Daytona State College Board / Headline Surfer®Photo for Headline Surfer / Above, Stanley Escudero, a retired foreign diplomat and an alma mater of Daytona State College, when it was known as Daytona Beach Community College, and Garry Lubi of Palm Coast, shown here at left, are the newest members of the DSC Board of Trustees.
 
By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Governor Rick Scott today announced the appointments of Stanley Escudero and Garry Lubi to the Daytona State College Board of Trustees.

Escudero, 71, of Daytona Beach Shores, is a retired foreign ambassador for the US Department of State. He has served as the president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Azerbaijan. Escudero received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and an associates from what was then-Daytona Beach Community College. He fills a vacancy on the board that runs through May 31, 2015. 

Lubi, 56, of Palm Coast, is the senior vice president of Ameris Bank. He has served as the chairman of the Flagler County Chamber of Commerce and on the board of the Flagler County Education Foundation. Lubi received his bachelor’s degree from Canisius College. He, too, fills a DSC board that runs through May 31 of this year.

Stanley Escudero, 71, of Daytona Beach Shores, is a retired foreign ambassador for the US Department of State. He has served as the president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Azerbaijan. Escudero received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and an associates from what was then-Daytona Beach Community College. He fills a vacancy on the board that runs through May 31, 2015. 

Garry Lubi, 56, of Palm Coast, is the senior vice president of Ameris Bank. He has served as the chairman of the Flagler County Chamber of Commerce and on the board of the Flagler County Education Foundation. Lubi received his bachelor’s degree from Canisius College. He, too, fills a DSC board that runs through May 31 of this year.

Escudero has written a political column, "The Guidepost," exclusively for Headline Surfer® since 2010.

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.