11-13-2019 General Counsel Applicant Review

The School Board of Brevard County, Florida met for General Counsel Applicant Review on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at the Educational Services Facility, 2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, Florida. Notice of the meeting was advertised in the Eagle newspaper on Thursday, November 7, 2019. The affidavit of publication with a copy of the ad attached is filed in the Affidavit File in the Board Office.

Opening Exercises
1. Review Begins

Minutes: Chairman Descovich began the review meeting at 9:00 a.m. 

Roll Call
2. Members Present

Minutes: Members Present:  Misty Belford, Cheryl McDougall, Tina Descovich, Matt Susin and Katye Campbell

Pledge of Allegiance
Order of Business
Order of Business

3. Applicant Review


General Counsel Amy Envall tendered her resignation to Brevard Public Schools to take employment elsewhere. In order to fill the General Counsel position as expeditiously as possible a tight timeline was established. An initial applicant review took place on November 13, 2019. 

Applicants for the General Counsel position were as follows:

  • Jane Almy
  • Elena Alvarez
  • Deana Bell
  • Wesley Bridges
  • Robert Eastman
  • Paul Gibbs
  • Steven Meints
  • Kevin Price
  • Robert Rogers
  • Peri Sedigh
  • Richard Sierra
  • Stephen Stomber
  • Andrew Tatgenhorst
  • Heather Wallace
  • James Willingham
  • Abdelrahman Zeini

Board members reviewed applicant resumes individually before coming to the meeting.  After discussion, Board members determined persons to bring forth for first round interviews:  Wesley Bridges, Paul Gibbs, Steven Meints Heather Wallace and James Willingham.

Members also determined the interview questions they would utilize.

Closing Remarks
4. Closing Remarks

5. Conclusion of Meeting

Minutes: The meeting concluded at: 11:09 a.m.