State transition team members

April 18, 2013 

STATE TRANSITION TEAM MEMBERS

• Bill Vogel is the former superintendent of the Seminole County School District. Prior to his nine-year term in Seminole, he was superintendent of Port St. Lucie schools for seven years. He also is a member of the citizen's advisory group. Vogel also has been on the Florida Association of District School Superintendents Board of Directors.

• Donald Griesheimer is associate executive officer of the Florida Association of District School Superintendents. Griesheimer has served as executive director of the education practices commission and chief of the bureau of curriculum, instruction and assessment. Griesheimer has also served on the Rules Committee for the Department of Education.

• Stephen Bouzianis, a private consultant specializing in human resources services, retired in 2011 from the Seminole County School District where he was director of human resources for staffing and personnel systems. Bouzianis has served on Florida Department of Education task forces, including the Florida educator contracts and performance task force.

• Jane Chaney is a private consultant whose services include technical assistance to school districts through organization and management reviews. Chaney worked for the Brevard County School District as a district resource teacher, coordinator for curriculum and director for secondary programs until her retirement in 1995.

• Pamela Craig is regional executive director for the office of differentiated accountability in the Florida Department of Education. She is also a former literacy specialist for the Florida Literacy and Reading Excellence Center at the University of Central Florida.

• George Kasmac is deputy superintendent of operations in Seminole County. Kasmac formerly served as chief information officer for the district and was responsible for information and technology operations.

•Margo Marten is senior director of finance in the Orange County School District. Marten is former assistant superintendent of business services for the Flagler County School District. Marten has also served as a public accounts auditor with the state office of the auditor general.

• Betty Messer is a consultant specializing in educational leadership, curriculum and instruction, school operations and human resources management and development. Messer is a part-time consultant to the school superintendent of the Jefferson County School District. She is the former assistant superintendent of programs and personnel in the Jefferson County School District.

• James Messer is chief financial officer for the Florida Association of District School Superintendents. Messer was appointed by the education commissioner to the Jefferson County School District financial emergency board. He is the former financial management specialist for the Florida Department of Education.

• Luther Rogers is a private consultant for executive leadership services. He is also the consultant for executive services for the Florida Association of District Superintendents.

• Roberta "Bobbi" Vogel is a private consultant in educational leadership, administration, school operations and curriculum and instruction. She has served as a guidance counselor, curriculum coordinator and staff development specialist in Osceola County.

• Conley Weiss is the former chief financial officer of the St. Johns County School District. Weiss also spent 10 years as assistant director of business services at Missouri State University. He has served as a member of the Florida School Finance Council and on the advisory committee for the Florida Education Investment Trust.

• Constance White-Davis is the principal at Booker High School. White-Davis increased Booker High School's grade from a "D" to an "A" in 2010. She was an early childhood education specialist for 30 years in the Fort Worth School District in Texas.

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