Getting oneself taken off of various boards like this may be a smart move. It would provide for less fodder for the other side to attack you on. The Washington Post is reporting that the former Governor is resigning from all of his boards effective immediately as of New Years Eve.
These are the kind of moves that some, like Sam Tabar and other are quite pleased to see the candidate making. They say that things like this are putting him in a good position when it relates to how he is going to do in the Presidential race.
Already as a result of being the first to announce, Jeb Bush has climbed the polls greatly in the Republican primary contest. Many people are already saying that this is the candidate that they would like to get behind. They are starting to see more of him in the news as a result of being one who has announced. Therefore, it is interesting to see how Jeb Bush will use this popularity to gain in the Republican primaries.