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The College President and Board of Trustees

College President : District Board of Trustees

Dr. William A. Seeker

President since 1979

Dr. William A. Seeker came to Key West in 1979 from Tampa, Florida where he was the Vice President of Hillsborough Community College.  A graduate of Texas A&M University, Dr. Seeker has a Ph.D. in Higher Administration and a master’s degree in Biology from Sam Houston University.  Dr. Seeker served in the United States Army as a Paratrooper reaching the rank of Captain.

During his 24 years at FKCC, one of Dr. Seeker’s most noted accomplishments was garnering funds for the construction of a new $40 million campus in 1997.  Dr. Seeker extends an open door policy to students and staff, and welcomes the community to discover higher learning at FKCC.

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District Board of Trustees

As set forth by State of Florida mandate, the community college shall be governed by a District Board of Trustees. Board members are appointed by the Governor of Florida.


Carey Goodman

Carey, a resident of Cudjoe Key, is an international business strategist for Boehme Filatex, Inc., a textile chemicals company.  She supports education geared at maintaining the local Keys workforce, and encourages educators to seek innovative, equitable and fair practices for special need students.  Carey serves on the boards of United Way and Founders Society.  She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from Florida International University, and she graduated cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law.  She is also a member of several historical societies.


Dr. Anne Henderson

Dr. Ann Henderson is the President of the Rodel Foundation, a non-profit organization in Key West that helps to promote a healthy community and an active cultural and civic life. Prior to joining the Rodel Foundation, Ann worked for the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Florida Humanities Council, the United States Department of State, and as a public school teacher.

Dr. Henderson has a bachelor degree from Vassar College (A.B.), a masters degree from the University of New Hampshire (M.A.T) and she also holds a doctorate from George Washington University (PhD).  Notably, Dr. Henderson was a Fulbright Scholar and the first U.S. Recipient of the Eisenhower Fellowship. 

Scholarly recognitions include Smithsonian Fellowship Winner of a Best Editorial Award by Florida Magazine Association and the U.S. State Department’s Meritorious Service Award Published Works:
Spanish Pathways in Florida and Commemoration.


Brian Schmitt

Brian, a registered broker with Coldwell Banker, is the owner of Schmitt Real Estate with six offices from Key West to Key Largo. In addition to being an active member of the business community, Brian also finds time to serve on the Florida Keys Land & Sea Trust, the Pigeon Key Foundation and the Board of First National Bank of the Florida Keys. He holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Biology from Florida Atlantic University. Brian has been in the Keys since 1954 and resides in Marathon.

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