Last week, Okaloosa School Board Member Dr. Diane Kelley announced that she would not be seeking re-election later this year.
- Dr. Kelley says she was recently offered an opportunity to work for HOPE Squad, an organization that she has volunteered with for nearly 3 years.
On Friday, realtor Joe Fagundes announced his candidacy for the District 5 seat that represents the Niceville/Bluewater Bay and Eglin Air Force Base schools.
“This decision has been in the making for several years and I would like to thank our current School Board member Diane Kelley for her many years of service to the School District and most recently as the District 5 School Board member,” said Fagundes.
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Fagundes has served in the Niceville area as a member of both the Niceville High School and Ruckel Middle School School Advisory Council for the last 12 years. He also has served as a North Bay Fire Control District commissioner for the last 8 years.