Florida Governor Rick Scott recently announced the reappointment of Owen B. McCaul to the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) Board of Trustees for a term beginning February 2, 2018, and ending December 10, 2020. The appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.
McCaul is currently vice chair of the FSDB Board of Trustees. He graduated from the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind in 1982 and has been an assistant state attorney in Leon County since 1989. He also serves as general counsel for State Attorney Jack Campbell. McCaul represents the State of Florida in Leon County’s Felony Drug Court, Veterans’ Treatment Court, Baker Act hearings, and in numerous extradition matters. He also represents the State Attorney’s office on the Leon County Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee and the Public Safety Coordinating Council.
McCaul received his bachelor’s degree from Flagler College and Juris Doctor degree from the Florida State University College of Law.
The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind is a tuition-free state public school and outreach center available to eligible Pre-K and K-12 deaf/hard of hearing and blind/visually impaired.At FSDB, students learn how to do more, be more, and achieve more, fulfilling our vision of preparing them for a lifetime of success. FSDB gratefully accepts private donations to support vital programs that directly benefit students and are not paid by state general revenue funds. To visit the school or to learn more about eligibility for enrollment, contact 1-800-344-3732. For more information, visit www.fsdb.k12.fl.us.