Education Foundation

Right now, a student is having a learning experience made better by the work that we do.
Investing in education now to impact our future.
One teacher can inspire the lives of many.
Innovation in and outside of the classroom.
Enhancing the quality of education for all.

Foundation Board Meetings

Board meetings are at noon on the 4th Wednesday of the month.
Executive Board Meetings are at 4pm on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.

Board, Financial, and Executive meetings are open to the public.

The Education Foundation Executive Board meeting will be held on
Wednesday, June 19, 2024, at 4:00 p.m.
at 2045 Pruitt Street, Leesburg, FL 34748.

The Board of Directors meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2024
at 12 p.m. at 201 W. Burleigh Blvd., Tavares, FL 32778.

2023- 2025 Board of Directors

 
Lori Baker – President
Baker Hamptom Team at
Premier Sotheby’s International Realty
 
 
Matthew Hackler – Vice President
Raymond James/Collier & Hackler Financial Solutions
 
 
Rich BillingsRich Billings – Treasurer
Citizens First Bank, Retired
 
Kasey Hobbs – Secretary
United Southern Bank
 
     Kevin Stone – Board Attorney
Stone & Gerkin, PA
 
 
Margo Odom – Executive Advisor
Embarq, Retired
 
 
Mike DeGraw – Executive Advisor
DeGraw Properties LLC
 

   Diane Korne
gay – Ex Officio
Superintendent
 
Kathy Smith Lake County Education Association Kathy Smith – Ex Officio
Lake County Education Association

Bill Mathias – Ex O
fficio
Lake County School Board
 
Rosanne Brandeburg

Insight Credit Union

 
Don Marx

Financial Services, Retired

 
Kristy Parsons

NFM Lending

 
Marc Robertz Schwartz Board of directorsMarc Robertz-Schwartz

Red Apples Media

 
Kate Smith

Lake County Sheriff’s Office

 
Brenda Peterson.Board MemberBrenda Peterson

Fairwinds Credit Union, Retired

 
Lee Woods Lee Woods

Lee Woods Construction

 
Barbara Wilson-Smith

Lake County Schools, Retired 

 
Pam Burtnett

Florida Education Association, Retired

 
Peggy Fuller 

Lake County Schools, Retired

 
Jimmy Adams board of directorsJimmy Adams

Electric Services, Inc.

 
     Peggy Campbell

Lake County Schools, Retired

 
Janet Bolivar

Bolivar Consulting

 
     Cathy Blankenship

US Postal Service, Retired 

 
Lorn Vasquez board of directorsLoren Vasquez

McLin Burnsed

 

Sheriff Peyton Grinnell

Lake County Sheriff’s Office

 
B.E. Thompson

LifeStream Behavioral Center

 

Bobby Rhodes

ECO Construction

Alise Morris

LifeStream Behavioral Center

 
 12835 County Landfill Rd, Tavares, FL 32778, USAChief Chuck Broadway

City of Clermont – Police Department

 
Cindi Falanga
Cindi Falanga

Citizens First Bank

 

 

Emeritus

Scott Blankenship

Peggy Fuller

Lillian Lockette

B. Grassell

Jim Miller

Honorable Terry Neal

Commissioner Sean Parks

Allan Seabrook

Rich Yoder

Dick Bowersox*

Jerry Miller*

Mike Stone*

*posthumous