Fred Cumbie Sworn in as KUA Board Member

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 23,

9:30 am – Fred H. Cumbie, Jr. was sworn in Wednesday evening as a director of Kissimmee

Utility Authority following his appointment by the KUA Board of Directors and unanimous

confirmation by the Kissimmee City Commission.
Cumbie was sworn in at KUA’s headquarters in Kissimmee and immediately participated in his

first KUA Board meeting. “I’m honored to have been appointed to this post, and I’m ready to

get to work,” Cumbie said.
Cumbie joins vice chairman Don Shearer, secretary Domingo Toro, assistant secretary Nancy

Gemskie, and director Bill Hart on the five-member Board. “We are delighted to have Fred

Cumbie on the KUA Board,” said Shearer. “He brings a record of success and experience in

private business, community leadership, and public service that will be a strong addition to

our leadership team.”
Cumbie is president of the law firm Overstreet Miles Ritch & Cumbie, P.A., and holds degrees

from Florida State University College of Law and the University of South Florida. Cumbie is

a 31-year resident of Osceola County and past president of the Osceola County Council on

Aging, Inc.
Founded in 1901, KUA is Florida’s sixth largest community-owned utility serving 61,000

electric, water and Internet customers in five Central Florida counties.
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Contact: Chris Gent, Manager of Corporate Communications
(407) 933-7777 ext. 1116