Miami Herald: Written by Craig Pittman. April 29th, 2019.
Florida’s new chief science officer didn’t start out as a scientist. Instead he was a surfer dude. Thomas Frazer, named to the post created by Gov. Ron DeSantis last month, was born and raised in the quintessential surf city of San Diego. When he was 8, he bought his first board — a Lightning Bolt — and spent as much time riding the waves as he could.