Mr. Dennis P. Burgard
Mr. Burgard, a resident of Jacksonville, was appointed to the Board of Trustees by the governor to serve a term ending in 2017. He serves as chair of the External Affairs Committee and a member of the Educational Planning and Programs Committee and the Executive Committee. He also served as a member of the Chancellor's Search 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.