To ensure that each student achieves his/her highest personal potential
To be a world-class school system
School Board Members
Debbie Jordan, District 4 (Chair)
Betsy Vaughn, District 6 (Vice Chair)
Mary Fischer, District 1
Melisa W. Giovannelli, District 2
Chris N. Patricca, District 3
Gwynetta S. Gittens, District 5
Cathleen O’Daniel Morgan, District 7
Kathy Dupuy-Bruno, Esq., Board Attorney
General Board Office Correspondence
About the School Board
The Lee County School Board is comprised of seven School Board members with five elected from their District and two elected through a District-wide vote of the people. Board Members serve four-year terms on a staggered basis and reside in one of the five districts from which they are voted. The two elected through a District-wide vote reside in any district in Lee County. Members annually elect their Chairman and Vice Chairman.
The Lee County School Board sets policies and rules that govern the administration of the District. The Board operates according to Florida laws and Florida Department of Education regulations and it sets policy only when members meet in official session. The Board appoints the District’s Superintendent, who administers the daily operations of the school system.
For more information pertaining to the School Board of Lee County, please click the following link: https://www.leeschools.net/leadership/school_board