One County Commission, School Board vacancies filled

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One county seat remains vacant

By The Staff

TALLAHASSEE - Governor Charlie Crist Friday announced the appointment of Marsha Drew to serve on the Levy County Board of Commissioners. Drew will fill the vacancy created by the suspension of William Samuel Yearty and will serve during his suspension.

The seat vacated by Tony Parker, who was suspended at the same time as Yearty, remains vacant.

In addition, Crist appointed Cameron Asbell to the Levy County School Board. Asbell replaces Billy Morrison, who resigned after he was arrested in Gainesville.

Drew, 58, of Yankeetown, is a self-employed event She has served on the Yankeetown Town Council as vice mayor from November 2006 to February 2009. She is also a member of the Chamber of

Commerce of Inglis and Yankeetown.

Asbell, 40, whose address is listed as Archer but who lives in Levy County, is the owner of Cameron Asbell Insurance Agency.

Asbell has previously served his community for 13 years on the Bronson Town Council as both mayor and vice-mayor. He has also been a municipal representative to the Withlacoochee Regional Planning Council of Levy County.

In recent years, Asbell has been involved with the Bronson Chamber of Commerce, the Bronson High School Advisory Council, and the Bronson High School Athletic Booster Club.