Board of Trustees

Mr. Dennis P. Burgard

Dennis Burgard

Mr. Burgard, a resident of Jacksonville, originally was appointed to the Board of Trustees by the Governor in 2013. He was reappointed by the Speaker of the House in 2017 to serve a term ending in 2021. He serves as chair of the Educational Planning and Programs Committee and is a member of the Business Affairs Committee, and the Executive Committee.

Burgard, a native of Sacramento, Calif., graduated from the University of North Carolina Wilmington with a degree in speech communication in 1988. He has held a real estate license in North Carolina since 1988.

He is a shareholder in CHOICE Jacksonville Realty, and is also owner and President of DSKT Real Estate Investments. He is actively involved in the Jacksonville community. Burgard's service includes past positions as President of the Jacksonville Kiwanis, President of Bettering Our Local Downtown (BOLD), Board of Directors for Zing Zumm (The Children's Museum of Jacksonville) and Board of Directors for the Jacksonville Board of REALTORS.