District Board of Trustees

FSCJ has nine trustees that serve on the District Board of Trustees. Each member is appointed by the governor.

DBOT Profiles

Brief biographies are provided for each of the trustees.

Mr. Thomas J. Majdanics (Chair)

Trustee Tom Majdanics was appointed to the FSCJ Board of Trustees by Governor Rick Scott in May 2013. Tom is the Founding Executive Director of KIPP Jacksonville Schools. KIPP, the Knowledge is Power Program, is a national network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public schools dedicated to preparing students in underserved communities for success in college and in life. There are currently 125 KIPP schools in 20 states serving over 41,000 students. KIPP Jacksonville opened the first KIPP schools in Florida - KIPP Impact Middle School in 2010 and KIPP VOICE Elementary in 2012.

Earlier in his career, Tom was a director for MSC Group, a Jacksonville-based health care firm. He also worked in the strategy consulting and private equity industries in Chicago for firms such as Bain & Company, Citadel Investment Group, and First Analysis Venture Capital. Tom has served on the boards of the Jacksonville Children's Commission and Hubbard House. Tom is a graduate of Orange Park High School and earned a B.S. in Commerce from the University of Virginia, an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, and a Master of Public Policy from the University of Chicago.

Ms. Randle P. Shoemaker-Crump, J.D. (Vice Chair, Duval County)

Vice Chair Randy Shoemaker-Crump was appointed to the District Board of Trustees by Governor Scott in December 2012. She was elected vice chair for Duval County in August 2013. She is employed by Fidelity National Title Group where she is a senior vice president and National Agency Counsel.

Prior to moving to Fidelity, Shoemaker-Crump was employed by Regency Centers Corporation as a vice president, senior corporate counsel and created the corporate legal department; and with the law firms of Ulmer, Murchison, Ashby & Taylor in Jacksonville; and Leitman, Siegel, Payne & Campbell in Birmingham. She has also served as commissioner of the Jacksonville Economic Development Commission, an appointed position, from 2006-2012.

She earned her bachelor's degree in Political Science from University of the South (Sewanee, TN) and her J.D. degree from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University (Birmingham, AL). She was admitted to the Florida bar in 1990. In addition to her service as a trustee at FSCJ, she serves on the Women's Board of Wolfson Children's Hospital. She has also been a member of the boards of trustees of the Episcopal School of Jacksonville and Riverside Presbyterian Day School. A parent to five teenagers, Shoemaker-Crump cites a deep concern for quality and affordability in education, as exemplified by her many educational board memberships.

Dr. Patricia F. White (Vice Chair, Nassau County)

Patricia F. White, D.O., was appointed to the Florida State College at Jacksonville District Board of Trustees by Governor Scott, in June 2013. A resident of Yulee, she represents Nassau County. She is an emergency room physician at Ed Fraser Memorial Hospital in Macclenny, Baker County, Florida, where she is also the emergency department medical director.

Dr. White is Board Certified in emergency medicine. She was chief resident at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach. She is a former teaching fellow (undergraduate) of osteopathic medicine. Dr. White received her bachelor's degree from University of Florida and her Doctor of Osteopathy degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Ms. Karen E. Bowling

Trustee Karen Bowling was appointed to the Florida State College at Jacksonville District Board of Trustees by Governor Scott in August 2011. Ms. Bowling has served on the Board of the Florida State College at Jacksonville Foundation, and is the Board of Trustees liaison to the Foundation Board. She is currently the deputy chief administrative officer for Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown.

Prior to joining the Mayor's staff, Ms. Bowling cofounded and served as the CEO of Solantic walk-in urgent care. She is a proud alumna of Florida State College at Jacksonville (then Florida Junior College) and earned a bachelor's degree from the University of North Florida. She began her career in Jacksonville as a broadcast journalist before transitioning to a career in health care marketing and management. Ms. Bowling has served on the Board of Directors of the Jacksonville Electric Authority, Associated Industries of Florida, Jacksonville Humane Society and First Coast Crimestoppers.

Mr. Thomas A. Bryan

Trustee Tom Bryan was appointed to the Board of Trustees in December 2012 and represents Duval County. Mr. Bryan is Vice President of Terra Capital Holdings, Inc. and is a lifetime resident of Jacksonville.

He graduated from Robert E. Lee High School, Jacksonville, Florida and earned a degree in business from Jacksonville University. He is a member of the Leadership Jacksonville class of 1996. He served as Chairman of the Yates YMCA, was the first Foundation Chairman of Episcopal Children's Services and served as Junior Warden at St. Mark's Episcopal Church.

Ms. Latasha A. Fullwood

Trustee Latasha Fullwood was appointed to the Florida State College at Jacksonville District Board of Trustees by Governor Scott in September 2013. She represents Duval County. Ms. Fullwood is counsel with CSX Transportation, Inc.

A Jacksonville native, Ms. Fullwood graduated from the University of Florida majoring in Finance. She received her law degree, with Honors, from the University of Florida College of Law in 1999 and is Florida Bar Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law.

Ms. Fullwood has been actively involved in both civic and professional activities and formerly served on the boards of the Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida and the MaliVai Washington Kids Foundation. She also served as a member of the City of Jacksonville's Civil Service Board, Chair of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee "C" and member of the Chester Bedell Inn of Court. She is an alumna of Leadership Jacksonville and currently serves on the board of KIPP Jacksonville and the Florida Bar Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee.

Ms. Candace T. Holloway

Vice Chair Candy Holloway currently serves as vice chair for Nassau County. She was appointed to the Florida State College at Jacksonville District Board of Trustees by Governor Scott in August 2011. She is the director of medical education for the American Lung Association of the Southeast, Inc. and director of its medical section, the Southeast Thoracic Association.

A long-time employee in the field of health education, she is a recipient of the American Lung Association and Florida Thoracic Society Award for Excellence in Educational Programs. Mrs. Holloway actively serves on coalitions and committees representing the American Lung Association working with colleagues and volunteers at the state, regional and national levels. Originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, Mrs. Holloway studied computer science at North Florida Junior College. She is also active in church, civic and political activities.

Mr. Jimmie L. Mayo

Chair Jim Mayo, a Nassau County resident, was appointed to the Florida State College at Jacksonville District Board of Trustees by Governor Scott in May 2013. Mayo previously served as an FSCJ trustee from 1997 to 1999, and he currently serves as the Board chair. He was administrator and president at Baptist Medical Center-Nassau since 1994, from which he retired in 2011.

Chair Mayo has been involved in Nassau County's economic development for 19 years. He served twice as chairman of the Nassau County Economic Development Board and served as chairman of both the Amelia Island Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Nassau County Chamber of Commerce.

Mayo is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He has served as chairman of Healthcare Planning Council of Northeast Florida and also served on the Council of Small and Rural Hospitals of the American Hospital Association. He has served as chairman of ElderSource, which empowers individuals to age with independence and dignity; and currently serves on the board of Barnabas, a nonprofit organization which provides help to Nassau County residents in crisis situations.

Mayo earned his bachelor's degree in Biblical Studies from David Lipscomb College (Nashville); two master's degrees in History and Divinity from Abilene Christian College (Texas); and a master's degree in Hospital and Health Administration from University of Alabama (Birmingham). He believes community/state colleges are critical in the development of healthcare professionals and in economic development.

Mr. Thomas R. McGehee, Jr.

Trustee Thomas "Mac" McGehee, Jr. served as chair of the District Board of Trustees from 2008 to 2010. In 2007-2008, he served as vice-chair of the Board for Duval County. Mr. McGehee was originally appointed to the Board by Governor Bush in 1999, and reappointed by Governor Crist in July 2007 and by Governor Scott in August 2011. He is executive vice president of Mac Papers, Inc., a family-owned paper distribution company.

McGehee received his B.A. degree in Business Management from the University of Florida. Previously, he served as chair of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee and president of the Navy League of Jacksonville.

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