District 2

  • Mr. Don Browning

    Mr. Don Browning

    Phone: 352.875.3476

    Email: Donald.Browning@marion.k12.fl.us

    Mr. Donald "Don" Browning was appointed to the Marion County School Board in August 2021 by Governor Ron DeSantis. 

    Mr. Browning lives in Weirsdale and is the retired founder and chief executive officer of Browning Forms and Systems, Inc.

    He served in and received an honorable discharge from the United States Navy and has previously served on the Winter Springs City Council, Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the Florida Juvenile Justice Association.

    Mr. Browning has volunteered his time with the Florida Sheriff’s Association, Kiwanis Club of Marion County, Ocala Lions Club, and the Marion County Domestic Violence Fund.

    He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Central Missouri. 

    Mr. Browning has been married to his wife, Leslie, for 55 years and has three children. 

    His current board term runs 2021-2022.

    Primary School Board Liaison to:

    • Belleview Elementary
    • Belleview High 
    • Belleview Middle 
    • Belleview-Santos Elementary
    • Emerald Shores Elementary
    • Harbour View Elementary
    • Lake Weir Middle
    • Legacy Elementary
    • Stanton-Weirsdale Elementary
    • Marion Charter