Daryl Flynn was elected to her first term in 2006. She is a native of Florida and was educated in the Sarasota County public school system. She received an AA from Manatee Jr. College and a BA in political science from Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida. She holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Florida Atlantic University with an emphasis on environmental growth management.
Prior to joining the school board, Flynn was an active member of the PTA at the local, county and state levels for more than 15 years and served as chair of her son’s middle school SAC. She was president of the Orange County Council of PTA from 2001-2002. Flynn also served on both the Orange County Public School (OCPS) Reapportionment Committee and the Superintendent’s Accountability Committee in 2001. She was a member of the Blue Ribbon Panel on Education. Her community involvement includes the East Orange County Kiwanis Club and the League of Women Voters of Orange County.
Flynn’s professional career includes environmental and emergency response planning, as well as meeting planning. She was a franchised Jazzercise instructor for 31 years and recently retired in the fall of 2014.
Ms. Flynn lives with her husband, Jim, in the Waterford Lakes area. They have one son, Jimmy, who is a graduate of University High School and the University of Central Florida.
In December 2009 Ms. Flynn became a Certified Board Member through the Florida School Boards Association.