Tim Harris began his service on the School Board in 2006. He is a native of Greenville, SC, moving to Polk County in 1972 to attend college. He holds a BA in Secondary Education and History from Southeastern University (1975) and a Master’s Degree in teaching Social Studies from Rollins College (1978).
Business: Tim is the owner of Sign PostMan, LLC. Sign PostMan is a sign installation service for the real estate industry.
Education: Previously Tim taught in Polk public schools from 1975 until 1994, working afterwards as a contract administrator and teacher resource specialist. From 1998 - 2006 Tim designed and coordinated annual follow-up surveys of Polk County graduates.
Community: He is a member of the Lakeland Chamber’s Leadership Lakeland Class XXVI. Tim currently serves on the Board of Directors of MIDFLORIDA Credit Union. He is also a member of the Kiwanis Club of Lakeland and the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce. Tim previously served on the Boards of Lakeland Regional Medical Center and the Polk Education Foundation. Tim also has experience in dealing with growth issues as a result of his many years of residential property management and service on local planning and zoning boards.
Term Expires 11/17/14