Welcome To the SSDCC

Established in 1983, the SSDCC is a statewide consortium that was organized to implement a coordinated legislative effort by and for small school districts.

The SSDCC's primary focus is to promote small district issues with the Florida Legislature, Statewide elected-officials, and state agency leadership.

Adopted 2014 Legislative Program
Calendar of Events
School District Websites

Chairman Rick Shirley- Superintendent of Schools - Sumter County
Vice Chairman Paul Dyal- Superintendent of Schools - Taylor County

Executive Committee Members
Sherrie Raulerson- School Board Member - Baker County
Scott Bass – Superintendent of Schools - Glades County
Reginald James- Superintendent of Schools - Gadsden County
Tim Alexander – Superintendent of Schools - Dixie County
Paul Samuels – School Board Member - Hardee County
Jerry Taylor – School Board Member - Suwannee County
Charlotte Gardner – School Board Member - Jackson County

The SSDCC Board of Directors
The SSDCC Board of Directors is made up of one School Board Member and the School Superintendent from each of the participating school districts. Member Superintendents and School Board Liaisons for 13-14 are as follows.

SSDCC Members and Board of Directors – FY 2013-14  
The SSDCC Board is the Superintendent and 1 School Board member designated by the Sch. Bd.
Supt School Board Liaison
Baker  Sherrie Raulerson  - Exec. Committee Patricia Weeks
Bradford Chad Farnsworth  Stacey Creighton
Calhoun Ralph Yoder Danny Ryals
Columbia Terry Huddleston Stephanie Finnell
DeSoto Karyn Gary  Ronny R. Allen
Dixie Mark Rains Tim Alexander - Executive Committee
Flagler Janet Valentine – Appointed Colleen Conklin
Gadsden Reginald James –  Exec. Committee Judge Helms
Gilchrist Robert Rankin Cloud Haley
Glades Scott Bass – - Executive Committee         Mike Pressley
Gulf Jim Norton  Linda Wood - Executive Committee
Hamilton Thomas Moffses Johnny Bullard
Hardee David Durastanti Paul Samuels - Executive Committee
Hendry Paul Puletti   Ray Clinard
Highlands Wally Cox Andy Tuck
Holmes Eddie Dixon Shirley Owens
Jackson Steve Benton, Sr.   Charlotte Gardner - Executive Committee
Jefferson Al Cooksey Sandra Samuels
Lafayette Robby Edwards  Amanda Tidwell Hickman
Levy Robert Hastings Paige Brookins
Liberty Tony Anderson Kyle Peddie
Madison Doug Brown  Bart Alford
Monroe Mark Porter – Appt.* Robin Smith-Martin
Okeechobee Ken Kenworthy – Appointed Joe Arnold
Putnam Phyllis Criswell  Nikki Cummings
Sumter Rick Shirley – SSDCC Chair Kathie Joiner
Suwannee Jerry Scarborough Jerry Taylor - Executive Committee
Taylor  Paul Dyal  - SSDCC Vice Chair Brenda Carlton
Union Carlton Faulk Becky Raulerson 
Wakulla Robert Pearce Becky Cook
Walton Carlene Anderson  
Washington Joe Taylor  Vann Brock
  Regional Consortium Members  
  Heartland Ed. Consortia  
  North East Fla Ed. Consortia  
  Panhandle Area Ed. Consortia  

Additional Entities  Eligible for Membership
Districts .> 24,000 Students Lab Schools receiving Sparsity
Charlotte FAMU – DRS School
Citrus FSU – DRS School
Franklin UF – PK Yonge Lab School
Indian River  

The SSDCC is represented in Tallahassee by the Governmental Relations firm of Robert P. Jones and Associates. Chris Doolin and Bob Jones are the designated SSDCC lobbyists.