Carl Persis is a graduate of Seabreeze High School. He earned under graduate degrees from Daytona State College, the University of Central Florida, and a Master Degree in Educational Leadership from Stetson University. Carl served as a Volusia County Schools’ principal for twenty-seven years, an assistant principal for three years, and a teacher for five years.
While serving as a principal, Carl was elected to office five times for a total of fourteen years. The offices were: Volusia County Council, District 4, Mayor of Ormond Beach, and Ormond Beach City Commissioner, Zone 4.
Carl is married to Susan Persis. They have two married children and two grandchildren. They live in Ormond Beach.
Mr. Persis represents District 4, which includes all of Holly Hill, Ormond Beach, Ormond by-the Sea, the northwest section of Daytona Beach and the area surrounding DeLeon Springs.