LARGO, Fla. (Aug. 20, 2020) – The Pinellas Education Foundation is proud to announce that Charles M. (Charley) Harris has become the new Chair of the organization’s Board of Directors. Harris, a longtime shareholder and litigator at Trenam Law, has served as general counsel and a board member for the Foundation for the past 16 years.
He succeeds Doug Bishop, CEO of Bouchard Insurance, a Marsh and McLennan Agency, who recently completed a successful two-year term as Board Chair.
“The Pinellas Education Foundation makes a profound difference to our students, teachers and community, and I couldn’t be happier to take on this new role in helping guide our impactful work,” said Harris. “I want to congratulate Doug on his superb working leading the Foundation. During his tenure, we received the landmark $5 million gift from the Richard O. Jacobson Foundation – the largest single gift in our history – and made many great strides.”