Dr. Rosalind Osgood Biography
Dr. Rosalind OsgoodSchool Board Vice Chair, District 5
600 SE Third Ave
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
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Dr. Rosalind Osgood is a Broward County native and graduate of Fort Lauderdale High School. She has earned both a Master’s and Doctoral degree in Public Administration from Nova Southeastern University.
In 2001, the late preacher extraordinaire, Dr. Mack King Carter licensed Dr. Osgood as the first female preacher in the history of the New Mount Olive Baptist Church. In 2002, she was ordained and in December of 2007, she earned the Master of Divinity degree from New Orleans Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. She currently serves as an Associate Minister at New Mount Olive Baptist Church. In addition, she is the founder of Dr. Rosalind Osgood's Ministry International and is an anointed itinerant preacher.
Dr. Osgood has over 21 years of experience in nonprofit management. She is the CEO of the Mount Olive Development Corporation for the past 16 years. She is a former adjunct professor at Nova Southeastern University Huizenga School of Business, where she taught Leadership and Public Policy Evaluation in the Master of Public Administration Program. She is currently serving as an elected official on the Broward County School Board, representing District 5.
Dr. Osgood is the author of two academic articles and a book titled, “The Story Behind the Story.” She is a member of numerous professional organizations, including Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and the Fort Lauderdale Chapter of the Links, Inc. She has served on numerous boards and committees. In 2013, Dr. Osgood became the first female chaplain for the City of Fort Lauderdale Police Department. She has received numerous awards including, the 2009 JM Families African-American Achievers Award for community service.
Dr Osgood’s motto is ”Overcome Obstacles by Optimizing Opportunities and Obtaining Outstanding Outcomes.”
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