The Pensacola State College Board of Trustees consists of nine members serving four-year terms who are appointed by the Governor of the State of Florida to oversee the operations of the college. The Board of Trustees meets monthly.

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Herb Woll

Herb Woll, Board Chair, has over 30 years experience in Information Technology, sales, operations and purchasing, Herb is Systems Manager for Quest Management in Pensacola, Florida. He manages all systems and IT operations for 6 state-wide facilities and 2 offices of Pyramid, Inc. a 501 (C) (3) non-profit corporation providing art and music therapy services to adults with developmental disabilities. In addition Herb manages all systems and IT support for Pensacola Care, Inc. which has 5 state- wide ICF Group Homes caring for 48 residents in each location.

Trained in the US Army as a medic: spent 3 years as a dental Lab specialist in Nurnberg, Germany. Graduated with a Bachelor of Science at the University of Houston. Adjunct Professor at Jefferson College Missouri, teaching “Introduction to Micro Computers”.

Married for 33 years to Ann Woll, with a daughter in Pensacola, FL, and a son in Seattle. Member of St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church in Gulf Breeze since 2004. Member of Five Flags Rotary in Pensacola.

Margie T. Moore

Marjorie T. “Margie” Moore, Board Vice Chair, is a Vice President, Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch in Pensacola, Florida. Margie has been in the Financial Services Industry and with Merrill Lynch since 1983. She is a cum laude graduate with a Business Degree from the University of Georgia. She is active in the community by serving on the Executive Board of Baptist Health Care and the board of directors for Manna Food Pantry. She is past president of the Pensacola State College Foundation and a Board of Governors Emeritus. She also served on the Council on Aging of West Florida Board from 2002-2006 and the Favor House of Northwest Florida Board from 1997-2007. Margie received the Merrill Lynch Lifetime Community Achievement Award and recently was the recipient of the “David Brady Award”, a Merrill Lynch award recognizing her commitment to clients.

Carol Carlan

Carol Carlan, a Pensacola business executive and long-time community leader, is president of the Sacred Heart Foundation on the Gulf Coast, responsible for all fundraising activities.

Working in the financial services industry for more than 35 years, she served as the first female president of a large regional bank in the Florida Panhandle. In 2007, she formed Carlan Consulting LLC, a leadership development company.

A Pensacola State College graduate, Carol is the longest serving trustee in the history of the college, serving since 1999. She is past president-emeritus for the Pensacola State College Foundation

Known for her heart-felt commitment to education, business and social issues, she has guided dozens of non-profit organizations throughout her career. Carol was one of 25 individuals in Florida appointed by Gov. Charlie Crist to serve on the Department of Juvenile Justice Blueprint Commission in 2007. She was appointed by Gov. Jeb Bush to be the inaugural chair of the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition. She is a founding member of the PACE Center For Girls Escambia/Santa Rosa, and a John Maxwell Team Founding Member.

Carol has been recognized as Business Leader of the Year by both the Pensacola Business Journal and the Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce PACE Awards. She received the Leadership Pensacola Blue Angel Leadership Award, and the PACE Center for Girls Pioneer Award by the PACE State Board of Trustees for her many years of service.

Monsignor Luke Hunt

Monsignor Luke Hunt was born and raised in Crablane, Tullow, Ireland. He is presently serving as Pastor of St. Ann Parish in Gulf Breeze. He currently serves on the diocesan Building Commission, Finance Commission and other various diocesan assignments. In addition he is also presently serving as Vicar General of the Diocese. Msgr. Hunt is active in several local community organizations, including the Chaplains Association, the Interfaith Council and serves on the board of Directors of Gulf Breeze Hospital and Andrews Institute. He was appointed to the Board in June 2007.

Edward Moore

Edward Moore is an attorney and mediator with the Pensacola law firm of Moore, Hill & Westmoreland. He is a 1960 honors graduate of Pensacola Junior College and received his B.A. (1962) and J.D. (1964) degrees from the University of Florida, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Florida Blue Key, and was selected for the University of Florida’s Hall of Fame. He served three years as a Marine Corps officer. He is a past president of Pensacola State College Foundation, Pensacola State College Alumni Association, Pensacola YMCA, the Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association, and former member of the Board of Governors of the Florida Bar. He has been involved in various other legal and civic organizations. He is the recipient of an Outstanding Alumni Award from Pensacola State College and recipient of the first Professionalism Award from the Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association. He was appointed to the Board in October 2007.

John L. O'Connor

John L. O’Connor is President of JLO Inc. and the O’Connor Management Group, which operates several McDonalds’ franchises in Escambia County, Florida. He started with McDonalds in 1966 while in high school. He is a 1972 graduate of Quincy College in Quincy, Ill.

John has served on the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida, college of Business Advisor Counsel of UWF, Five Flags Rotary and the Conquistadors. He has served on the Executive Committee for the Blue Angel Classic for the past seven years. He has served on the Board of Governors for the Pensacola State College Foundation and the Fiesta of Five Flags.

John has been a long-time supporter of the Ronald McDonald House having helped form the House in Iowa City, Iowa. He has served on the Ronald House Board in Pensacola since July of 2004. He was appointed to the Board in 2005.

Frank White

Frank White is managing director of SF Partners, a private equity investment group, and general counsel for the Sansing dealer group. Before his current role, Frank was part of the group that founded Accountingfly, an early stage software company in the recruiting industry. Before moving to Florida in 2010, Frank was an associate attorney in the Dallas office of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. At Akin Gump, his practice included all aspects of corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on private investment funds. Frank received undergraduate degrees with honors in history and business from SMU. He also received his MBA and J.D. from SMU, where Frank was a president’s scholar, student body president, and the student representative to the Board of Trustees. Before law school, Frank worked for Congressman Mac Thornberry in his Washington office and for the Urban Affairs Committee of the Texas House in Austin.

Frank is a member of the State Bars of Florida and Texas. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Baptist Hospital, WSRE – PBS for the Gulf Coast, Pensacola M.E.S.S. Hall, Panhandle Tiger Bay Club, and SmartBank’s Pensacola Advisory Board. Frank is a 2011 graduate of Leadership Pensacola and a Deacon and Sunday School teacher at First Baptist Church of Pensacola.

Originally from Amarillo, Texas, Frank and his wife, Stephanie, reside in Pensacola with their twin boys, Henry and Clayton, and youngest son Wesley.

Chip SimmonsChip W. Simmons has been Chief of the Pensacola Police Department since June 2010. He began his law enforcement career in 1984 as a corrections officer for the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office and was hired by the Pensacola Police Department as an officer in 1986.

Chip was born at Naval Air Station Keflivik, Iceland, and moved to Pensacola in 1973 from Key West. The Pine Forest High School graduate has an associate’s degree in criminal justice from Pensacola Junior College, a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Troy State University, a master’s degree in public administration from Troy State University, and graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA.

He has had memberships on the Statewide Terrorist Network Group, Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force, U.S. Customs Blue Lightning Strike Force, as well as various youth and community boards. He was a member of Leadership Pensacola class of 2004.

Chip has received numerous department awards in recognition of his service to the community, including a Bronze Cross and the Gold Medal of Valor, which is the department’s highest award for heroism. He also has been named to the Police and Firefighters Heroes Hall of Fame, the Pine Forest High School Alumni Hall of Fame, and received the Volunteer of the Year and Sports Lifetime Achievement awards from the Emerald Coast Youth Sports Association. Most recently, he received the Mayor’s Leadership Award for 2013.

He and his wife Susan have been married for 27 years and have two sons: Christopher and Garet.

Stephania WilsonStephania S. Wilson is a Financial Consultant for Regions Investment Solutions, a division of Regions bank, covering Santa Rosa and Okaloosa counties. Working in the financial services industry for over a decade, Stephania founded an economic recovery firm, Indever LLC, focused on economic development and sustainability initiatives during 2005, when she recognized the need in the community for her experience and education in the aftermath of Hurricane Ivan.   Her achievements with Indever LLC then lead her to the retail side of the financial services industry in 2011 with hopes to help other communities like Pensacola with fiscal policy in the areas of strategic financial planning and grants management.

Stephania is an active part of her community, in such efforts as fundraising and board leadership. One of her most recent accomplishments was her service as Chair of the YMCA Partners to Youth annual fundraising campaign in 2012; she and her team of over 100 faithful volunteers successfully exceeded their goal of approximately $200,000 for the year.

She attended the University of Southern Mississippi receiving a B.S.B.A. in Economics and International Business and a M.S. in Economic Development. Stephania is a fifth generation Mississippian and third generation alumnus of the University of Southern Mississippi and is proud to include the Pensacola area and the State of Florida into her family.

Stephania has 2 children, Daniel and Ashley Wilson.

Meeting Times

  • Board Workshop – 4:30 p.m.
  • Board Committees Meet – 5:00 p.m.
  • Full Board Meeting – 5:30 pm.

Meeting Dates

  • August 19, 2014
  • September 16, 2014
  • October 21, 2014 (Warrington Campus)
  • November 18, 2014
    Board Retreat 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    (locationon Pensacola Campus TBD)
    Board meets in regular session at 5:30 p.m.
    in the board Room. Committees meet at 5 p.m.
  • No December Meeting
  • January 20, 2015
  • February 24, 2015*
  • March 17, 2015
  • April 21, 2015 (Milton Campus)
  • May 19, 2015
  • June 16, 2015
  • July 21, 2015

* Alternate Tuesday