Pensacola State College District Board of Trustees
The Pensacola State College Board of Trustees consists of nine members serving four-year terms who are appointed by the Governor of the State of Florida to oversee the operations of the college. The Board of Trustees meets monthly.
2012 - 2013 Board Meeting Dates ( 5:30 P.M.)
(Note: Board meetings take place in the Board Room, Building 7, Pensacola Campus unless otherwise noted.)
- August 21, 2012
- September 18, 2012 (Century Center)
- October 16, 2012
- November 13, 2012 - Board Retreat (Downtown Center, 4th floor)
- November 27, 2012 (Warrington Campus)
- January 22, 2013
- February 19, 2013
- March 12, 2013
- April 16, 2013 (Milton Campus)
- May 21, 2013
- June 25, 2013
- July 16, 2013
Edward Moore, Board Chair, is an attorney and mediator with the Pensacola law firm of Moore, Hill & Westmoreland. He is a 1960 honors graduate of Pensacola Junior College and received his B.A. (1962) and J.D. (1964) degrees from the University of Florida, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Florida Blue Key, and was selected for the University of Florida’s Hall of Fame. He served three years as a Marine Corps officer. He is a past president of Pensacola State College Foundation, Pensacola State College Alumni Association, Pensacola YMCA, the Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association, and former member of the Board of Governors of the Florida Bar. He has been involved in various other legal and civic organizations. He is the recipient of an Outstanding Alumni Award from Pensacola State College and recipient of the first Professionalism Award from the Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association. He was appointed to the Board in October 2007.
Herb Woll, Board Vice Chair, has over 25 years experience in Information Technology, sales, operations and purchasing, Herb is Systems Manager for Quest Management in Pensacola, Florida. He manages all systems and IT operations for six state-wide facilities and two administrative offices of Pyramid, Inc. a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation providing art and music therapy services to adults with developmental disabilities. He trained in the US Army as a medic: spent three years as a dental Lab specialist in Nuremberg, Germany. Graduated with a Bachelor of Science at the University of Houston. Herb was an Adjunct Professor at Jefferson College Missouri, teaching “Introduction to Micro Computers” for two years. Herb has been married for 30 years to Ann Woll, with a daughter in Pensacola, FL, and a son in St. Louis. He previously served as Vestry member and Every Member Canvas team of St. Francis Episcopal Church in Houston, Texas. Chaired annual “St. Francis Day” fundraiser for the Church and Episcopal Day School for two years. Served on Every Member Canvas team of Church of St. Michael and St. George in St. Louis, Missouri. Member of St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church in Gulf Breeze since 2004. Chair of the Midsummer Night Party annual fundraiser 2007 - 2009. and current Vestry member. Member of Emerald Coastkeepers. Volunteer for Pyramid, Inc., Good Samaritan Clinic, and Habitat for Humanity in St. Louis and Biloxi, Mississippi.
Carol Carlan, CEO, Carlan Consulting, LLC advocate for women’s financial education and success, is known for her extensive involvement and commitment to education, business, economic and social issues within the local community and throughout the state. As the first female president of a large regional bank in the panhandle, surviving numerous mergers during her 31 years in banking, she took early retirement as the West Panhandle President for Wachovia.
Ms. Carlan has served on the Board of Trustees since 1999 and served as chair in 2002 and 2003. She was appointed by Governor Bush, and reappointed by Governor Crist. Other community involvement includes: Inaugural chair of Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, appointed by Governor Bush, Board member and Audit chair Sacred Heart Health Systems, Board Member Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, Impact 100, Take Stock in Children, Auburn University Philanthropy Board, Founding Member (past chair) of PACE Center for Girls (Escambia/Santa Rosa); past chair Statewide Board of Trustees for PACE Center of Girls, Autism Society Board, appointed by Governor Charlie Crist to the Department of Juvenile Justice Blueprint Commission 2007.
She was honored as Woman Business Leader of the Year by Pensacola Business Journal and Business Leader of the Year by the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce PACE Awards.
Monsignor Luke Hunt was born and raised in Crablane, Tullow, Ireland. He is presently serving as Pastor of St. Ann Parish in Gulf Breeze. He currently serves on the diocesan Building Commission, Finance Commission and other various diocesan assignments. In addition he is also presently serving as Vicar General of the Diocese. Msgr. Hunt is active in several local community organizations, including the Chaplains Association, the Interfaith Council and serves on the board of Directors of Gulf Breeze Hospital and Andrews Institute. He was appointed to the Board in June 2007.
Marjorie T. “Margie” Moore is a Vice President, Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch in Pensacola, Florida. Margie has been in the Financial Services Industry and with Merrill Lynch since 1983. She is a cum laude graduate with a Business Degree from the University of Georgia. She is active in the community by serving on the Executive Board of Baptist Health Care and the board of directors for Manna Food Pantry. She is past president of the Pensacola State College Foundation and a Board of Governors Emeritus. She also served on the Council on Aging of West Florida Board from 2002-2006 and the Favor House of Northwest Florida Board from 1997-2007. Margie received the Merrill Lynch Lifetime Community Achievement Award and recently was the recipient of the “David Brady Award”, a Merrill Lynch award recognizing her commitment to clients.
John L. O’Connor is President of JLO Inc. and the O’Connor Management Group, which operates several McDonalds’ franchises in Escambia County, Florida. He started with McDonalds in 1966 while in high school. He is a 1972 graduate of Quincy College in Quincy, Ill.
John has served on the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida, college of Business Advisor Counsel of UWF, Five Flags Rotary and the Conquistadors. He has served on the Executive Committee for the Blue Angel Classic for the past seven years. He has served on the Board of Governors for the Pensacola State College Foundation and the Fiesta of Five Flags.
John has been a long-time supporter of the Ronald McDonald House having helped form the House in Iowa City, Iowa. He has served on the Ronald House Board in Pensacola since July of 2004. He was appointed to the Board in 2005.
Dona Usry is a homemaker and community volunteer. She presently serves on the Boards of the Salvation Army, WSRE Foundation, and Panhandle Tiger Bay, and is a member of the Guilds of the Pensacola State College Foundation, Symphony, Museum of Art, and Pensacola Little Theatre. Usry has been the recipient of the Hollinger Award for volunteerism from Baptist Heath Care Foundation, the Murial Shugart Award for volunteerism from the Arts Council of Northwest Florida, and the Sandra Robinson Service Above Self Award for a non-Rotarian given by the Downtown Rotary Club of Pensacola. She was appointed to the Pensacola State College Board in 1999 and served as chair from August 2005 to July 2007.
Deidre Young has been a domestic engineer for the past 18 years. She has managed and operated her home and family with great joy and pleasure. Prior to the birth of her two sons, she was a middle school classroom teacher in Pinellas County. Deidre is a community volunteer with an emphasis on educational issues.
Deidre has served as a board member for the PACE Center for Girls, Success by Six, the Escambia County School Readiness Coalition and the Chief Judge’s Children’s Council. Her passion for children and education has led her to serve on a number of educational boards including the Escambia County Council of PTA/PTSA and local school-based PTA/PTSA. She held officer level positions including president on her local PTA/PTSA Executive Board. She has also served on a number of school advisory councils as chairman and other officer positions. Deidre served as a member of the University of West Florida Presidential Search Advisory Committee. In addition, she has served as a member of the Junior League of Pensacola, most recently serving as the Sustained Community Liaison member. She was appointed to the Board in 2002.