City Commission Appoints Urbina to KUA Board

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., May 23, 2013 – The Kissimmee City Commission on Tuesday appointed Ethel Urbina to a five-year term on the Kissimmee Utility Authority board of directors.

Urbina is a real estate broker and owner of Mercedes Investments, LLC in Kissimmee. A 10-year resident of Kissimmee, she is a former AT&T executive with 27 years of service in the U.S., Nicaragua and Puerto Rico. In addition, she worked six years for the government of Nicaragua.

Urbina will fill the board seat left open by outgoing director Fred Cumbie who has served the maximum of two terms on the utility board.

Urbina will be sworn in at the utility’s October board meeting.

Founded in 1901, KUA ( is Florida’s sixth largest community-owned utility powering 64,000 customers in Osceola County, Fla.

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Chris M. Gent
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