Okaloosa Superintendent Appointed To FHSAA Board of Directors

In Brief:

  • Governor Ron DeSantis appointed Okaloosa County Superintendent Marcus Chambers to the Florida High School Athletic Association Board of Directors.
  • Chambers, with over 26 years in education, has received multiple awards and currently holds leadership positions in several educational organizations.
  • The appointment awaits confirmation by the Florida Senate, emphasizing Chambers’ role in promoting high school athletics in Florida.

Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Okaloosa County Superintendent of Schools Marcus Chambers to the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Board of Directors.


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Chambers has more than a quarter century in education, first as a teacher, then as a principal, administrator, and now elected leader. His career began at Ruckel Middle School, where he was honored with the First Year Teacher of the Year Award in 1999. Over the years, he received accolades, including the Okaloosa County Reading Leader of the Year Award in 2010 and the Martin Luther King Jr. Academic Achievement Award in 2013.


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Before the role becomes independent, the Florida Senate must confirm Chambers’ nomination with a vote.


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In addition to his duties as superintendent of schools, ChambersChambers serves as Chairman of the Florida School Labor Relations Service Board of Directors. He is also a member of the Florida Association of District School Superintendents, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, and the Okaloosa County Association of School Administrators.


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The Florida High School Athletic Association is responsible for overseeing high school sports and activities, ensuring that they are conducted with integrity and in the best interest of student-athletes.


Chambers recently secured another four-year term in office as Okaloosa County Superintendent of Schools, an elected office in Okaloosa County, after qualifying for the race ended. Chambers was the only candidate pre-qualified or qualified to run for the office.

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