Rene Flowers, Chairperson

  • Rene Flowers Rene Flowers, Chairperson, was elected to the School Board on November 6th, 2012, to complete the term of deceased School Board Member Lew Williams. Ms. Flowers is a native of St. Petersburg, attended Howard University and University of South Florida; and, is a graduate of Eckerd College. She formerly served as a member of the City Council of St. Petersburg, serving as Vice Chairperson in 1999 and 2006 and as Chairperson for two consecutive terms, 2000 through 2002. Ms. Flowers also served as President of the Florida League of Cities from 2006-2007. Ms. Flowers has served or is presently serving on a number of community, social and civic organizations, i.e., PSTA for four years, the City of St. Petersburg Affordable Housing Advisory Committee, CDBG Committee, YMCA of Greater Tampa Bay, The National Council of Negro Women, and the MLK Day of Service Committee. Ms. Flowers also has volunteered for over the past 13 years to speak to youth in the school system about health education and making positive choices. Ms. Flowers is active in her church; and, has three adult children and two grandchildren.

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