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District 4 - Carl Persis

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Carl Persis is a proud 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 was a Volusia County School District principal for twenty-seven years, an assistant principal for three years, and a teacher for five years.

Carl is the Chair of the Central Florida Public School Boards Coalition, which represents over one million students and fourteen school districts. Carl is also the Chair of the Daytona Beach Racing, Recreation, and Facilities District, which oversees the operation of two annual car shows and disperses the profits to nonprofit organizations.

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, three grandchildren, and two controlling cats.

Carl 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. Carl lives in Ormond Beach.


Board Member Since: 2016

Current Term: 2020-2024



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