Superintendent Kurt S. Browning was elected Pasco County Superintendent of Schools in November 2012. Prior to being elected, in January 2011 Governor Rick Scott named Superintendent Browning Florida’s Secretary of State. He also served as Secretary of State under the Crist Administration from December of 2006 until April of 2010. Before his appointment as Secretary of State, Superintendent Browning spent 26 years serving as the Supervisor of Elections for Pasco County where he was involved in Florida’s elections community through service as the president of the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections; as a member of Governor Jeb Bush's Task Force on Election Procedures, Standards and Technology; and as a member of the State Planning Committee for the Help America Vote Act.
As Secretary of State, Browning served as the state’s Chief Elections Official and the Chief Cultural Officer.
Superintendent Browning is a native Floridian, and received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a master's degree in Public Administration from the University of South Florida. His extensive community involvement in Pasco County includes service as president of Downtown Dade City Main Street, Inc., and involvement with organizations including the Pasco County United Way and the Boy Scouts of America.
As an active scouter, Browning has served the Gulf Ridge Council as the Council camping chairman, vice president of Program, and council commissioner. Secretary Browning is a Vigil member of the Seminole Lodge, Order of the Arrow.
Superintendent Browning is married to Kathy, a Pasco County school nurse. They have two grown sons, Keith and Kristopher.
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