DSC Board of Trustees has 1 new member since last year's graduation

Photo for Headline Surfer / Sarah Dougherty, shown above, and co-owner of Dougherty Manufacturing, is the newest member of the Daytona State College Board that sets policy for the public college.
By HENRY FREDERICK 
Headline Surfer

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Edgewater businesswoman Sarah Dougherty is the only newbie on the Daytona State College District Board of Trustees since last spring's graduation.

Dougherty, 41, is an owner of Dougherty Manufacturing. She received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Elon University. Her appointment, was announced in November by Gov. Rick Scott, filling a vacant seat with a term that runs through May 31, 2021. 

The board is chaired by Forough Hosseini of Ormond Beach. The vice chair is Stanley Escudero of Daytona Beach Shores. The other board members include Bob Davis of Port Orange, Betty J. Holness of Ormond Beach, Anne Patterson of DeLand, Louis Freckleton of Flagler Beach, Gary Lubi of Palm Coast and Mary Anne Haas of Flagler Beach.

Thomas Lobasso is president of the college, which enrolls 28,000 full- and part-time students. The main campus is in Daytona with branches in New Smyrna Beach, DeLand, Deltona and Palm Coast. 

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.