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Meet Karen Brill

Personal

  • Born in Bronx, and raised in Rockland County, New York

  • Resident of unincorporated Boynton Beach for 25 years

  • Received Associates Degree from Rockland Community College (Phi Sigma Omicron)

  • Graduated Summa cum Laude from Palm Beach Atlantic College with a Bachelor of Science in Organization Management

  • Received Master of Business Administration from Palm Beach Atlantic University

  • Graduate of Florida’s Partners in Policymaking

  • Married to Stewart Davies with four children who all attended and graduated from the School District of Palm Beach County public schools

Professional

  • Elected to the Palm Beach County School Board in November 2010

  • Employed by Karen M Brill LLC at The Keyes Company in Boynton Beach

  • Former Director of Business Development & Marketing at Richard S. Bernstein & Associates

  • Former Executive Aide to Palm Beach County Clerk & Comptroller Sharon R. Bock

  • Former Marketing Manager & Relationship Coordinator for Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management

  • In New York, spent four years on the Executive Staff for Malcolm S. Forbes and eight years in Human Resources and Direct Marketing at RCA Records

Committees and Awards

  • President of the Greater Florida Consortium of School Boards representing eleven coastal school districts and 42% of Florida’s public school students.

  • Awarded 2011 Education Advocate of the Year by the Palm Beach County Business Leadership Network

  • 2012 and 2014 Master Board Member Certification, Florida School Board Association

  • Board of Directors of the Palm Beach County Education Commission

  • Board of Directors of the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County

  • Board of Directors of the Palm Beach County Community Alliance

  • Member of the COBWRA Education Committee

  • Member of the Palm Beach County Alliance for Education

  • Served six years on the State Advisory for the Education of Exceptional Students

  • Former Board Member of the Advocacy Center for Persons with Disabilities Inc.

  • Former Board Member of the Florida Alliance for Assistive Technology and Services

  • Former Chair of the Palm Beach County School District’s ESE Advisory Committee

  • Served five years as President of the Exceptional Student Education Coalition of Palm Beach County

  • Former Allocation Chairperson for the Town of Palm Beach United Way

  • Served on the School Advisory Committees of Morikami Park Elementary School, Odyssey Middle School, and Park Vista Community High School

  • Gubernatorial appointee to the FCAT Blue Ribbon Task Force in 2002