What it Means to be a Board MemberThe Duval County School Board consists of 7 members elected by their constituents. They are the official policy-making body for all education related issues for the Duval County Public School System.
The current salary for a Board Member is $41,836 (2014-2015)
Board Member salaries are governed by Florida Statute Chapter 145. Below is the section of our Policy Handbook which addresses this issue.
CHAPTER 2.00 - SCHOOL BOARD GOVERNANCE AND ORGANIZATION
SALARY OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS 2.24
Effective upon approval, and continuing the first regular meeting following the organizational meeting in November of each year thereafter, the annual salaries of the Board members shall be determined or adjusted as provided by law.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: CHAPTER 145, 1001.41, F.S.
LAW(S) IMPLEMENTED: CHAPTER 145, 1001.395, F.S.
HISTORY: ADOPTED: MARCH 1, 2005
REVISION DATE(S): NOVEMBER 10, 2008; OCTOBER 5, 2010
Board Members attend:
Regular monthly Board Meetings
State and national conferences
Visit schools throughout the District
Attend various local civic functions
Serve on Board subcommittees
Attend meetings and functions conducted by organizations throughout the City such as the Chamber of Commerce, Jacksonville Symphony Association, PTA, SAC, DAC, etc.
District 1 – The Honorable Cheryl Grymes – November 2012 – November 2020
District 2 – The Honorable Scott Shine – November 2014 - November 2018
District 3 – The Honorable Ashley Smith Juarez – November 2012 – November 2020
District 4 – The Honorable Paula D. Wright – November 2014 – November 2018
District 5 – The Honorable Warren Jones – November 2016 – November 2020
District 6 – The Honorable Becki Couch – November 2014 - November 2018
District 7 – The Honorable Lori Hershey - November 2016 - November 2020
All terms are for 4 years.
Please contact the Duval County Elections Office for information on how to run for the School Board.