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School BoardCathleen O'Daniel Morgan, District 3 (Chairman)
Mary Fischer, District 1 (Vice Chairman)
Jeanne S. Dozier, District 2
Don H. Armstrong, District 4
Thomas Scott,
District 5
(Nov. 19, 2010 - Sept. 26, 2014)

Attn: School Board Members
2855 Colonial Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33966

Phone: (239) 337-8303 or (239) 337-8304

District 5 - Thomas Scott (Nov. 19, 2010 - Sept. 26, 2014)

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Thomas Scott
Elected November 2010
Term Expires November 2014

Alva Elementary
Bayshore Elementary
G. Weaver Hipps Elementary
Harns Marsh Elementary
Lehigh Acres Elementary
Manatee Elementary
Mirror Lakes Elementary
Orange River Elementary
River Hall Elementary
Sunshine Elementary
Tice Elementary
Tortuga Preserve Elementary
Veterans Park Academy for Arts (K-8)

Alva Middle
Harns Marsh Middle
Lehigh Acres Middle
Oak Hammock Middle
Varsity Lakes Middle

East Lee County High
Lehigh Senior High
Riverdale High

Buckingham Exceptional Center

Charter Schools
Lee Alternative Charter High
Lehigh Charter School of Excellence


  • Lee County School Board, Chairman, District 5

Professional Experience:

  • Director, Southwest Florida Enterprise Center, City of Fort Myers
  • Director, Retail Institute, Purdue University
  • Adjunct Professor, School of Consumer Science, Purdue University
  • Adjunct Professor, School of Technology, Purdue University
  • Vice President, Paul Harris, Indianapolis, IN
  • Vice President, John Breuner Co., San Ramon, CA
  • Vice President, JW Robinson’s, Los Angeles, CA
  • Executive Management: Maas Brothers, Diamond’s, Gimbel’s and others
  • Professional guest lecturer/speaker


  • BA, The Ohio State University
  • MBA, California Coast University

Community Involvement:

  • Former Chairman, Alva Fire and Rescue District Board of Commissioners
  • Board Member, Healthy Start Board, Lee County
  • Board Member, Lee County Enterprise Zone Board
  • Member, Lee County Disaster Advisory Council
  • Member, Technical Advisory Committee, Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization

Lee County School Board Liaison, 2013 - 2014:

  • Finance Advisory Committee
  • Horizon Council
  • Instruction Calendar Committee
  • Insurance Task Force
  • Quality Improvement Advisory Committee
  • The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools

Lee County School Board Liaison, 2012 - 2013:

  • Finance Advisory Committee
  • Insurance Task Force
  • State and Federal Legislative Liaison