In Memorium: Brian Dassler

September 2, 1978 - March 21, 2017

Much has been written about Brian since his sudden and untimely death on Tuesday.  Those of you who knew him have likely read or posted sentiments on Facebook, or perhaps you've seen the beautiful tributes paid to him by his boss and friend, Department of Education Commissioner Pam Stewart and the University of Florida's Dr. David Colburn, Brian's mentor and father figure.

Brian was Leadership Florida through and through.  To the core of his being, he believed in and lived our mission and purpose.  He participated in College Leadership Florida and was the first CLF grad selected for the Annual Class Program.  He was on selection committees and our Leadership Team.  But Brian's most enduring legacy with Leadership Florida will be his vision for and the creation of the Leadership Florida Education Initiative...  Click here to continue reading.

Brian receiving the 2015 Leadership Florida Chair's Award from Bentina Terry

A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, March 31, at St. John's Episcopal Church (211 North Monroe Street in Tallahassee), beginning at 3:00pm.


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