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David Schmidt

Fort Walton Beach
Fort Walton Beach City Councilperson, Okaloosa Academy Principal

More About David Schmidt

David Schmidt, a candidate for the Okaloosa County School Board District 2, boasts a rich background in education and community involvement.

With unwavering support from his family and a deep belief in the importance of diverse skillsets, he emphasizes the early development of essential abilities for successful careers. David advocates for parental school choice and aims to expand access to higher-paying, skilled positions, believing it enhances the community’s cultural fabric.

His decade-long involvement in educational leadership and public service reflects a genuine commitment to positive change, evident in his various initiatives such as supporting STEM programs, securing educational opportunities, and promoting financial literacy.

Through programs like the Emeril Lagasse Full Circle Kitchen and the Financial Storehouse, David and his wife, Shannon, actively mentor and empower individuals, particularly students, in their community.

Overall, David Schmidt is a dedicated advocate for education and community growth in Okaloosa County.

📲 850.685.0631

📧 me@davidschmidt.me

📍Fort Walton Beach

State Offices

  • Ray (and Tricia) Sansom, Former Speaker of the Florida House and Former Candidate for Okaloosa County School Superintendent. He is also Schmidt’s boss at the Rader Group – which oversees Okaloosa Academy.

County Offices

  • Mary Anne Windes, Candidate for Okaloosa County Commission District 5

City Elected Officials

  • Kevin and Natalie Schmidt, Kevin is a Destin City Councilman

Industry and Business

  • Jay Odom, Large Northwest Florida Land Developer
  • Quint Studer, President of the Studer Group (A Pensacola Think Tank)
  • Tripp Tolbert, Destin Developer
  • Randy Wise, Niceville Developer

Private Citizens

  • Seattle Alderman
  • Bob Bennett
  • Steve Daher
  • Mark Franks
  • Cindy Frakes
  • Bryce Jeter
  • Craig and Eve Norwood
  • Miller Phillips
  • Dale Rice
  • Paul and Sarah Schmidt
  • Travis and Morgan Smith

Mid Bay News Interview with Okaloosa School District 2 Candidate David Schmidt

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