School Board Approves Personnel Appointments

 

The Okaloosa County School Board unanimously approved Superintendent Mary Beth Jackson's recommendations for the following Okaloosa County School District positions:

 

Nick Kootsouradis,
Assistant Superintendent, School Operations

 

 

 

 

 

Janet Stein,

Director of Elementary Education

 

 

 

 

 

Sheila Lightbourne,

Director of Middle School Education

 

 

 

 

 

Steven Horton,

Director of Secondary Education

 

 

 

 

 

Eric Mitchell,

Director of MIS & Instructional Technology

 

 

 

 

 

Stacie Smith,

Specialist, Human Resources

 

 

 

 

 

Ann Flanagan,

Specialist, Reading

 

 

 

 

 

Russell Frakes,

Specialist, Risk Management

 

 

 

 

 

April Branscome,

Specialist, Career & Technical School

 

 

 

 

 

Richard Norris,

Specialist, School Food Service

 

 

 

 

 

Melody Sommer,

Program Director, Exceptional Student Education

 

 

 

 

 

Patti Bonezzi,

Program Director, Career & Technical Education

 

 

 

 

 

Mary (Christy) McInnis,

Program Director, Teacher Evaluation

 

 

 

 

 

Denise Vinson,

Specialist, Staff Development

 

 

 

 

 

Martha Adams,

Administrative Assistant, Superintendent's Office

 

 

 

 

 

Nancy Takacs,

Office Manager, Career & Technical Education

 

 

 

 

 

Due to the vacancies from the preceding approved personnel appointments, the Board also approved the following administrative appointments and reassignments:

 

Janet Norris, Principal of Elliott Point Elementary School

Edward Coleman, Assistant Principal I at Meigs Middle School

Jon Williams, temporary assignment, Principal of Shalimar Elementary School

Rhonda Whetstone, Assistant Principal I, Laurel Hill School

Brandon McSween, Assistant Principal II, Crestview High School

Barry Blackburn, Assistant Principal II, Richbourg School

Christy Corbin, Assistant Principal II, Northwest Florida Ballet Academy/Virtual School

 

In December, Kaye McKinley was named Deputy Superintendent; Marcus Chambers was named Chief Officer, Quality Assurance/Curriculum; and Andy Johnson was named the Coordinator: Safe Schools, Health, and Athletics.

 

Pictured above (front row, left to right):  April Branscome, Janet Stein, Ann Flanagan, Stacie Smith, Nancy Takacs, Sheila Lightbourne; (back row, left to right): Steven Horton, Nick Kootsouradis, Eric Mitchell, Russell Frakes, and Richard Norris.