Mr. Sam Verghese
Sam Verghese is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Florida Virtual School (FLVS) and FlexPoint, the national arm of Florida Virtual School serving schools and districts around the nation. In this role, Mr. Verghese oversees in conjunction with the CEO, all company operations, major project initiatives, business developments, and employee productivity while building a highly accountable and authentic culture to ensure that team members thrive.
For the past two decades, he has served the State of Florida in various supporting and leadership roles including Secretary of the Florida Department of Elder Affairs, Director of External Affairs in the Governor’s Office, and Staff Director in the Florida House of Representatives. Prior to joining FLVS, he was vice president of a consulting firm which provided business development opportunities for Fortune 500 technology sector clients in the public and private marketplace.
Mr. Verghese is a highly skilled communicator, strategic thinker, and a leader who thrives in an environment of change. He has formulated and executed innovative sector strategies for clients resulting in multi-million-dollar profit gains and has implemented policies to connect businesses and services to competitively enhance Florida’s economy.
Mr. Verghese holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Religion and Psychology from Liberty University, Virginia.
Board of TrusteesFlorida Virtual School operates under the guidance of a Board of Trustees which consists of seven members appointed by the Governor to 4-year staggered terms, per Florida Statute 1002.37.
For your convenience FLVS Board meeting agendas are posted prior to the scheduled meeting.
Quarterly Meeting - March 12, 2024
Notice of Rulemaking - March 12, 2024
Agenda Workshop - May, 14, 2024
Quarterly Meeting - June 11, 2024
Past Meeting Minutes
Minutes from past meeting(s) are archived after approval and are available on BoardDocs. Minutes can be viewed on BoardDocs by going to the Meetings tab and clicking on the date of the meeting. Past meetings from October 2020 and later can be viewed on our Board of Trustees YouTube channel.
Notice of Rulemaking - December 12, 2023
Board Policies and Bylaws
The Florida Virtual School Board of Trustees policy manual is currently being redeveloped. Once adopted, all new and revised policies and bylaws will be promptly displayed within the appropriate chapter number/section.
The updated Policies of the Florida Virtual School Board of Trustees are located within the Book titled “Policy Manual” (Chapters 1000 through 9000). Those Policies that were adopted prior to June 22, 2021, which remain in effect, are located in the Book titled “FLVS Policies Legacy.” The Board Bylaws are located in the Book titled “FLVS Board Bylaws.”
The titles and text of all policies and bylaws are searchable within BoardDocs by using the “Search” feature in the upper-left corner.
Contact the Board
Contact the Board Phone: 407-513-3305
Email: [email protected] (Clerk to the Board)
Address: 5422 Carrier Drive, Suite 201Orlando, Florida 32819 (Clerk to the Board)