Superintendent Kurt S. Browning was elected Pasco County Superintendent of Schools in November 2012. Prior to being elected, Superintendent Browning was named Florida’s Secretary of State by Governor Rick Scott in January 2011. He also served as Secretary of State under the Charlie Crist Administration from December of 2006 until April of 2010. As Secretary of State, Browning served as the state’s Chief Election Official and the Chief Cultural Officer.
Before his appointment as Secretary of State, Browning spent 27 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 and as a member of Governor Jeb Bush's Task Force on Election Procedures, Standards and Technology.
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.
Superintendent Browning is a certified Superintendent of Schools and is actively involved with the Florida Association of District School Superintendents (FADSS). He serves on the Board of Directors as an at-large director and currently is completing the Chief Executive Officers Leadership Development Program through FADSS and the Florida Department of Education.
Superintendent Browning is married to Kathy, a Pasco County School Nurse. They have two grown sons, Keith and Kristopher.
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