Board Membership

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       CareerSource Broward Council   
of Elected Officials
Organization                      Council Position              
Tim Ryan 
Commissioner
Broward County Chair
Josh Levy
Mayor
City of Hollywood
Vice Chair
Dean Trantalis
Mayor
City of Fort Lauderdale
Chair Pro Tem

Broward Workforce Development 
Board Officers
Organization           Board Position         
Frank Ortis
Mayor

City of Pembroke Pines

Board Chair

Dr. Lisa Knowles
Associate Professor
St. Thomas University, School of Business
Vice Chair  

Janet Wincko
Senior Vice President Human Resources
Secretary / Treasurer 
Dr. Ben Chen
Chairman
Chen Moore and Associates
Vice-Chair, Legislative Affairs 

Broward Workforce Development 
Board Members
Organization Board Position
Gina Alexis
President, The Alexis Group
Consultants, Inc.
The Alexis Group Consultants
Member
Gary Arenson
Senior Partner
Arenson & Sandhouse P. A.
Co-Chair, Audit Committee
(BWDB Chair, 2011-2012)
Josie Bacallao
President/CEO
Hispanic Unity of Broward
Member
Michael Carn
President
MetroBroward
Chair, Audit Committee
(BWDB Chair, 2004-2005)
Zac Cassidy
Business Manager
IBEW Local 728   Member
Kristen Cavallini-Soothill
Owner
American Yacht Institute
Member
Dr. Ben Chen
Founder and Chairman
Chen • Moore & Associates 
Vice-Chair for Legislative Affairs BWDB,
Chair-SPPDLAR
Dr. Mildred Coyne
Associate Vice President,
Career and Technical Education
Broward College
Member
Heiko Dobrikow
General Manager
Riverside Hotel   Member
Paul Farren
CEO
The Energy Store
Chair, Employer Services Committee
Cynthia Gaber
Area Director
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Member
Frank Horkey
President
Horkey & Associates, P.A. 
Chair, Audit Committee
(BWDB Chair, 2015-2016) 
Dr. Lisa Knowles
Associate Professor of Management
St. Thomas University, School of Business 
Vice Chair BWDB
Chair-Organizational Resources
Kevin Kornahrens 
Vice-President
of Administration
Advanced Roofing Member 
Francois Leconte
Owner/Chairman
Paramount Broadcasting
Communication, LLC
Member
Dawn Liberta
Community Development Administrator
 Department of Children and Families Circuit 17 Member 
Ismael Martinez
Director
 Family Success  Member
Frank Ortis
Mayor
 City of Pembroke Pines
Chair
Dr. Gertrudis Perez-Dusek
Counselor
Pompano Beach Vets Center  One Stop Services & Special Populations Committee 
Samuel Robbin
President & CEO at National Jets Inc.
National Jets, Inc Member 
Jim Ryan
CEO
Talk2Rep  Member
Pamela Sands
Director, Global Solutions
-Finance & Insurance Vertical
Kelly Services SPPLDAR Committee
Cynthia Sheppard
Owner
Precious Kidz Pre-School
and Day Care
Member
Anna Silva
Manager Business Development
Total Marine Solutions  Member
John Simmons
Apprenticeship Coordinator
IBEW Local Union #728 - JATC  One Stop Services & Special Populations Committee 
Robert Swindell
President / CEO
Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance
Member
Dr. Steve Tinsley
Manager, Economic &
Small Business Development
Broward Cty Office of Economic
& Small Business
Chair-SPPDLAR
Enid Valdez
Director
Member
Marjorie Walters
Consultant
Arts Office Network, Inc.
Participant Representative
Janet Wincko
Senior Vice President of Human Resources
City Furniture
Secretary/Treasurer BWDB
Employer Services Committee