FADSS Announces 2020-2021 Board of Directors ~ Pinellas County Schools

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Superintendent Dr. Grego Takes the Helm as President

Tallahassee, FL – The Florida Association of District School Superintendents (FADSS) is pleased to announce its 2020-2021 board of directors, which will be led by Pinellas County Schools Superintendent Dr. Michael Grego.

The board was officially installed during the FADSS board of directors virtual planning meeting held on July 15, 2020. Outgoing FADSS President Pasco County Schools Supt. Kurt Browning presented the slate of officers and Citrus County Schools Superintendent and President-Elect Sam Himmel installed the officers as follows:

Dr. Michael Grego, President

Pinellas County School District

Mrs. Sam Himmel, President-Elect

Citrus County School District

Mr. Bill Husfelt, Vice President

Bay County School District

Mrs. Sherrie Raulerson, Secretary

Baker County School District

Mr. Tim Forson, Treasurer

St. Johns County School District

“Public schools are the cornerstone of every community, and the current COVID-19 crisis has certainly shone a light upon the critical roles that public schools play in the lives of our students, their families, and our communities as a whole,” states FADSS CEO Sen. Bill Montford. “I am confident Florida superintendents will successfully meet these challenges head-on under the leadership of Dr. Grego as FADSS president.”

“I am humbled and honored to serve as president of FADSS, and I consider it a privilege to serve alongside such a stellar group of education leaders on the 2020-2021 FADSS board,” states Dr. Grego. “Having a strong state superintendent association is even more critical now as we all work together to adjust to this unprecedented paradigm shift in education,” adds Grego.

Superintendent Browning was recognized by Sen. Montford for his leadership and contributions to the association during his tenure as FADSS 2019-2020 president.

“I want to acknowledge the leadership of Supt. Browning this past year as FADSS President and his priority on elevating the conversation around academics, with a focus on providing engaging classroom instruction and standards-aligned instructional materials,” states Sen. Montford. “This laser-focus on FADSS mission of addressing the academic needs of our students and how we, as an organization, will help meet the challenges of attaining higher student achievement, will no doubt continue under the leadership of Dr. Grego.”

FADSS membership is comprised of Florida’s 67 district school superintendents. Our mission is to assist and support district school superintendents as the chief advocate for Florida’s public school system in their role of ensuring every student has access to a high-quality public education system.

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