Donna P. Korn Biography
Donna P. Korn
School Board Chair, Countywide At-Large, Seat 8
600 SE Third Ave
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
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PERSONAL: Donna Korn is a graduate of Western High School in Broward County. She is the mother of one Broward County Schools graduate and two children currently attending Broward County public schools.
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: Donna Korn has completed courses towards a Master's degree in Urban Education at Florida International University and earned a Bachelor's degree in English from Emory University.
COMMUNITY/SCHOOL INVOLVEMENT: Donna Korn served as the Chair of the Broward County School Board in 2014 and currently serves as Chair. She also served as the chair of the Children's Services Board of Broward County and served on the Early Learning Coalition of Broward County. She is a founding member and past vice-chair of Voices for Children of Broward County. She was a Guardian Ad Litem for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit. She is a contributor and current Board Member of HANDY Inc., an organization that supports Broward County's foster care children and those placed under protective supervision. She was a member of the Women's Leadership Council of the United Way of Broward County. Donna was presented the Phoenix Award (Civilian Award for Bravery) by the City of Pembroke Pines. She has served in leadership roles for Broward County schools on several occasions, including serving on the Community Budget Task Force. She is a past chair of the Facilities Task Force and past member of the Site Review Committee and the Oversight Committee for Interlocal Agreement. She served at her local school level as the PTA Corresponding Secretary at a Broward County public school where she has held the office of President and served as a member since 2006.
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND: Donna Korn joined Cushman & Wakefield as the Managing Director of Commercial Brokerage through their purchase of Taylor & Mathis where she served as the Director of Leasing with extensive experience in landlord representation, business development, tenant representation and investment Sales. Before joining Taylor & Mathis, she was the Senior Vice-president at Colliers Abood Wood-Fay Real Estate Group. She is a former English teacher at Western High School, Broward County, (1995-1997) and has served as a substitute teacher for Broward County Public Schools (1993-1995). She was named the 2010 Top Dealmaker of the Year for Office Leasing as presented by the Daily Business Review and the 2008 - 2018 Power Broker as presented by Costar, as a Top Leasing Firm in South Florida and was recognized as a 2018 South Florida Business Journal Influential Business Woman.
At-Large Board Members Represent All Broward County Public Schools.