Ms. Moore was elected to the Orange County School board in the fall of 2008 and served as vice chair from 2012-2013. She has been the chair of the board’s communication committee during her entire tenure on the board. She is a certified board member and serves on the board of directors for the Florida School Board Association. Additionally, she is a board member for the United Arts of Central Florida and Mayor Teresa Jacob’s Domestic Violence Commission.
Ms. Moore is strongly committed to the preservation and enhancement of arts education. In February 2010, Ms. Moore staged the inaugural Apopka Arts and Jazz Festival. This festival highlights student art, music and drama in her district. In 2015, the Board was honored with School Board of the Year from the Florida Arts Education Alliance.
Maintaining schools and promoting the histories of school facilities and host communities have also been priorities for Ms. Moore. She began a School Beautification Award program which has benefitted grounds at schools in District 7 since 2012. In 2015, she began working with local museums, local artists and photographers. Paintings by artist Lisa Mikler are proudly on display at Apopka and Zellwood Elementary Schools. Under Ms. Moore’s leadership a museum-quality exhibit was erected to honor poetess, Phillis Wheatley at Wheatley Elementary School. With the help of several local Florida naturalist photographers, exhibits are in planning for Clay Springs, Lovell, Ocoee, and Rock Springs Elementary Schools. Ms. Moore has a goal to complete history projects at every elementary school in her district.
Ms. Moore is a member of the Apopka and West Orange Chambers of Commerce, Museum of the Apopkans, Winter Garden Heritage Foundation, Orange County History Center and Friends of the Wekiva. She belongs to and plays in the orchestra at Trinity Baptist Church.
Ms. Moore is proud of each of her schools and their academic successes. She is a cum laude graduate of the University of Michigan in Music Education. She lives with her two adult children and granddaughter Leah, in Apopka.