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 From:        Scobie, Teresa A (TERRY) [terry.scobie@verizon.com]
 Sent:        Thursday, January 22,2009 1256 PM
 To:          Filings@psc.state.fl.us
 cc:          De ORoark; David Christian; Demetria Clark
 Subject:     Docket No. 090008-OT - Verizon Florida LLC’s Request for Qualified Representative Status
 Attachments: 090008 VZ FL Request for Qual Rep Status 1-22-09.pdf




   The attached document is submitted in Docket No. 090008-OT on behalf of Verizon Florida LLC by

   Kimberly Caswell
   P. 0. Box 110, MC FLTCOOO7
   Tampa, Florida 33601
   (727) 360-3241
   kimberly.caswell@verizon.com

   The attached document consists of a total of 5 pages - cover letter (1 page), Request (1 page),
   Affidavit (2 pages) and Certificate of Service (1 page).

   Terry Xobie
   Legal Secretary I1
   Verizon Legal Department
                  -
   P. 0. BOX 110 MC FLTCOOO7
   Tampa, Florida 33601-0110
   813-483-2610 (tel)
   813-204-8870 (fax)
   terry.scobie@verizon.com




1/22/2009
Kimberly Caswell
Associate General Counsel



                                                                       201 N. Franklin Street (33602)
                                                                       MC FLTC0007
                                                                       P. 0. Box 110 (33601)
                                                                       Tampa. Florida
                                                                       Phone: 727-360-3241
                                                                       Fax: 813-204-8870
                                                                       Kimberly.wrweIl@verizon.com


January 22, 2009 - VIA ELECTRONIC MAIL


Ann Cole, Commission Clerk
Florida Public Service Commission
2540 Shumard Oak Boulevard
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0850

Re:      Docket No. 090008-OT
         Applications for Qualified Representative Status

Dear Ms. Cole:

Enclosed for filing in the above matter is Verizon Florida LLC’s Request for Qualified
Representative Status for Dulaney L. O’Roark 111. If there are any questions regarding
this filing, please contact me at 727-360-3241.

Sincerely,

s/ Kimberly Caswell

Kimberly Caswell

KC:tas

Enclosures
              BEFORE THE FLORIDA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

In re: Applications for qualified representative )    Docket No. 090008-OT
status                                           1    Filed: January 22, 2009
                                                \
                                                I




              REQUEST FOR QUALIFIED REPRESENTATIVE STATUS

       Pursuant to Rule 28-106.06, Florida Administrative Code, Verizon Florida LLC

(Verizon) requests that Dulaney L. O'Roark Ill, Vice President and General Counsel-

Southeast Region, be named a qualified representative of Verizon in all docketed and

undocketed matters opened during the next twelve months. Verizon is aware that it can

be represented by counsel as defined in Rule 28-106.06, Florida Administrative Code,

and has chosen otherwise.

      Attached hereto is a sworn affidavit setting forth Mr. O'Roark's qualifications. Mr.

ORoark's address is Post Office Box 110, MC FLTC0007, Tampa, Florida 33601-0110,

telephone number (678) 259-1449

      WHEREFORE, Verizon respectfully requests that the Florida Public Service

Commission grant this request.

       Respectfully submitted on January 22,2009.



                                  By:    s/ Kimberly Caswell
                                         Kimberly Caswell
                                         Associate General Counsel
                                         Post Office Box 1I O , MC FLTC0007
                                         Tampa, Florida 33601-01 10
                                         (727) 360-3241
                                         kimberlv.caswell@verizon.com

                                         Attorney for Verizon Florida LLC
              BEFORE THE FLORIDA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

In re: Applications for qualified representative )       Docket No. 090008-OT
status                                                   Filed: January 21,2009
                                                 1

                       AFFIDAVIT OF DULANEY L. O’ROARK 111

       I, Dulaney L. ORoark 111, being first duly sworn, state that:

       1.     I am currently employed by Verizon Florida LLC (“Verizon”) as Vice

President and General Counsel    - Southeast Region.     My Florida address is Post Office

Box 110, MC FLTC0007, Tampa, Florida 33601-0110. My telephone number is (678)

259-1449.

       2.     I possess the necessary qualifications to responsibly represent Verizon’s

interests in all docketed and undocketed matters before the Florida Public Service

Commission.

       3.     I am an attorney admitted to practice and a member in good standing of

the State Bar of Georgia, Bar No. 553870, and of the Virginia State Bar (associate

member), Bar No 28148.        I have practiced extensively before this and other utility

regulatory agencies or authorities. I have knowledge of the Florida Statutes relating to

the Commission’s jurisdiction. I have knowledge of the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure

relating to discovery in an administrative proceeding.      I also have knowledge of the

Florida Administrative Code and Florida Statutes relating to the rules of evidence,

including the concept of hearsay in an administrative proceeding. I have acquired or will

acquire knowledge of the factual and legal issues in these matters and have knowledge

of and am in compliance with the Standards of Conduct for Qualified Representatives

contained in Rule 28-106.107, Florida Administrative Code.
                                         \?-J! .O'Ux
                                        Dulanev L. 'Roark 111
                                        Vice President and General Counsel-
                                        Southeast Region
                                        Post Office Box 110, MC FLTC0007
                                        Tampa, Florida 33601-0110
                                        (678) 259-1449
                                        de.oroark@one.verizon.com




STATE OF GEORGIA                )
                                ) ss.
COUNTY OF FULTON

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 21st day of January, 2009.
                         CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE


      I HEREBY CERTIFY that a copy of the foregoing was sent via U.S. mail on
January 22,2009 to:

                                 Staff Counsel
                       Florida Public Service Commission
                         2540 Shumard Oak Boulevard
                          Tallahassee, FL 32399-0850



                                    sl Kimberlv Caswell

								
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