District 3

  • Mr. Eric Cummings, Chair

    Mr. Eric CummingsPhone: 352.246.3304

    Email: Eric.Cummings@marion.k12.fl.us 

    Eric Cummings joined the Marion County School Board in November 2018.  Elected by voters to a second term in 2022, Mr. Cummings is a corrections officer with the Florida Department of Corrections and pastors New Zion Missionary Baptist Church.  

    A Dunnellon resident, Mr. Cummings holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Theology from United Theological Seminary. 

    Mr. Cummings lives in Dunnellon and graduated from Forest High School (’87).  He believes educating children requires a team effort between schools and their communities to involve parents, teachers, administrators and school board members. 

    Mr. Cummings and his wife have six children and three grandchildren.  

    His current term runs 2018-2022 and his second term runs 2022-2026.  

    Primary School Board Liaison to:

    • College Park Elementary
    • Dr. N. H. Jones Elementary
    • Dunnellon Elementary
    • Dunnellon High
    • Dunnellon Middle
    • Hammett Bowen, Jr. Elementary
    • Horizon Academy at Marion Oaks
    • Howard Middle
    • Liberty Middle
    • Marion Oaks Elementary
    • Marion Technical College
    • Romeo Elementary
    • Saddlewood Elementary
    • Sunrise Elementary
    • West Port High