Gov. Ron DeSantis recently made four appointments to Florida’s judicial nominating commissions.

11th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission

Pedro M. Allende previously served as deputy assistant secretary for Infrastructure, Risk, and Resilience Policy at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He received his bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, and law degree from the University of Florida. Allende is appointed for a term ending July 1, 2023.