Position: Council Seat II
Term(s): 2010 – Present
Phone: (850) 244-9525
Background: Dr. joyce gillie gossom and her husband Thom have lived in Fort Walton Beach since 1999. Her more than 30 years of professional experience includes special education teacher, a management consultant, and instructional designer and supervisor in the nuclear industry. joyce has
also worked as a small business owner and higher education instructor.
Throughout her career, she has served as an active member or officer with numerous civic, professional, and community organizations. In 2004, she joined the University of West Florida (UWF) where she served as the Associate Dean for UWF Emerald Coast until June 2011. Currently, joyce has entirely too much fun serving on the FWB City Council and as Executive Director for a higher education Professional Association.
Boards & Committee Appointments:
- Headstart – Board of Directors
(1 April 2013 – 31 December 2014)
- Okaloosa Walton Continuum of Care (Opportunity Inc.)
(1 April 2013 – 31 March 2015)
- Economic Development Council (EDC)
(1 March 2014 – 31 March 2015)