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School Board Elects Dr. Rosalind Osgood, Chair and Abby M. Freedman, Vice Chair

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
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                                                  Dr. Rosalind Osgood                      Abby M. Freedman 

Today, Tuesday, November 17, 2015, The School Board of Broward County, Florida, elected Dr. Rosalind Osgood as Chair and Abby M. Freedman as Vice Chair for the 2015/16 school year. The election took place during the School Board’s Annual Organization Meeting.

Dr. Rosalind Osgood, a Broward County native, was elected in November 2012 to represent District 5. She is a Broward County Public Schools graduate of Fort Lauderdale High School. Osgood earned both a Master’s and Doctoral degree in Public Administration from Nova Southeastern University. She also earned a Master’s of Divinity degree from New Orleans Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Abby M. Freedman, a resident of Parkland, was elected in 2012 to represent District 4. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida and earned a Juris Doctorate from Stetson University College of Law. Freedman is married to Dr. Alan Freedman and is the mother of three children: Beau, Jarrod and Harrison.

Following is the listing of School Board members for the 2015/16 school year:

Dr. Rosalind Osgood, Chair
Abby M. Freedman, Vice Chair

Robin Bartleman
Heather P. Brinkworth
Patricia Good
Donna P. Korn
Laurie Rich Levinson
Ann Murray
Nora Rupert
Robert W. Runcie - Superintendent of Schools


To learn more about The School Board of Broward County, Florida, visit browardschools.com/schoolboard.

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