Destin High School’s Governing Board of Directors oversees the not for profit, 501c3 public charter high school, in Destin, Florida. The general direction and management of the affairs of the School shall be solely vested in the Governing Board with a minimum of three (3) members. At least fifty-one (51%) percent of the members of the Governing Board must reside in Okaloosa County, Florida. The Directors receive no compensation for their service, they are volunteers.
The Governing Board’s primary role will be to set policy, provide financial oversight, annually adopt and maintain an operating budget, exercise continuing oversight over the School’s operations, and communicate the vision of the School to community members. It shall be the duty of the Governing Board to keep a complete record of all its actions and corporate affairs and supervise all officers and agents of the School and to see that their duties are properly performed.
The Board meets monthly on the 4th Tuesday of each month, on campus in the “Shark Bite Cafe”, at 6:00pm CST. All meetings are open to the public. The board also may meet in special session from time to time to conduct business of the various subcommittees of the Board. All meetings are publicly noticed on the school calendar and are open to the public.
Each member of the Board will have a three-year term and may be re-elected for up to two consecutive terms. Board officers include a President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary. Officers will be elected at a duly organized board meeting and notice of intent to elect an officer will be included in the public announcement in accordance with Sunshine Law requirements.
If you or someone you know is interested in serving on the Board of Directors, please send a letter of interest and a resume to the Board Nominating Chairwoman, Heidi LoCicero at heidi@DestinHighSchool.org