Board Vice Chair
Office: (904) 547-7510
Beverly Slough, chair of the St. Johns County School Board, was first elected in 2002. Her passion is focused on a quality education for every child in our county. She has extended that passion to all children in Florida and the nation by her service to the Florida School Boards Association. As past president of the association, Bev is an active advocate for excellence in education throughout our state and on the federal level. She holds a bachelor of science degree in biology from Stephen F. Austin State University.
In addition to her duties with the School Board, Bev is involved in several community organizations. She serves on the boards of Florida School Boards Association, United Way Florida, Compass Florida, vice-chairman of Florida School Boards Insurance Trust, and treasurer of the National Boards Action Center. Locally, she is chair of the board of United Way St. Johns and serves on the board of Investing in Kids.
Bev lives in St. Johns with her husband, Wesley, who is involved in international ministry. They have two daughters, Julie Simmons and Elizabeth Southard, and two grandchildren.