Interim PBC school chief chosen November 3, 2011 at 2:29 AM EST - Updated June 25 at 8:06 PM WEST PALM BEACH, FL (WFLX) The Palm Beach County School District has selected a superintendent to take over for outgoing superintendent Bill Malone. By a 4-to-3 vote, the board chose Wayne Gent as interim superintendent of schools. Gent will take over within a month. Malone is leaving his post because of health and family reasons. Gent is the current chief officer of administration for the district and has tried to become the superintendent in both Martin and Indian River Counties.