Board Membership

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       CareerSource Broward Council   
of Elected Officials
Organization                      Council Position              
John P. "Jack" Seiler
Mayor
City of Fort Lauderdale
Chair
Tim Ryan 
Commissioner
Broward County
Vice Chair
Josh Levy
Mayor
City of Hollywood
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
V.P. Human Resources, City Furniture
Secretary / Treasurer 
Dr. Ben Chen
Chairman
Chen Moore and Associates
Vice-Chair, Legislative Affairs 
Dave Svetlick
Business Manager & Financial Secretary
IBEW Local Union #728  Co-chair, Legislative Affairs 

Broward Workforce Development 
Board Members
Organization Board Position
Gina Alexis
President, The Alexis Group
Consultants, Inc.
The Alexis Group Consultants
Member
Carlos J. Arboleda
Managing Director, COI Access
COI Access
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
Silvia C. Beebe
Community Development Administrator of Circuit 17


 Member
Bob Birdsong
President/CEO
OK Generators 
Member
Michael Carn
President
MetroBroward
Chair, Audit Committee
(BWDB Chair, 2004-2005)
Kristen Cavallini-Soothill
Owner
American Yacht Institute
Member
Joseph Cobo
CHBC of Counsel
TriCPS
Chair, Employer
Services Committee

Mildred Coyne
Associate Vice President,
Career and Technical Education

Broward College
Member
Dr. Gertudis Perez-Dusek
Team Leader
Pompano Beach Vet Center
Member
Paul Farren
CEO
The Energy Store
Member
Dr. Abraham Fischler
President
ASF Solutions, Inc.
Chair, Youth Council
Brian Hirsch
Area Director
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Member
Frank Horkey
President
Horkey & Associates, P.A. 
Chair, Audit Committee
(BWDB Chair, 2015-2016) 
Kevin Kornahrens 
Vice-President
of Administration
Advanced Roofing Member 
Francois Leconte
Owner/Chairman
Paramount Broadcasting
Communication, LLC
Member
Pamela Sands
Director, Global Solutions
-Finance & Insurance Vertical
Kelly Services  Member,  (BWDB Chair, 2013-2014)
Cynthia Sheppard
Owner
Precious Kidz Pre-School
and Day Care
Member
John Simmons
Apprenticeship Coordinator
IBEW Local Union #728 - JATC  Member 
Dave Svetlick
Business Manager &
Financial Secretary
IBEW Local Union #728
Co-chair of
Legislative Affairs
Robert Swindell
President / CEO
Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance
Member
Steve Tinsley
Manager, Economic &
Small Business Development
Broward Cty Office of Economic
& Small Business
Member
Enid Valdez
Director
Member
Marjorie Walters
Consultant
Arts Office Network, Inc.
Participant Representative
Patricia West
Deputy Director
Family Success Centers  Chair, SPPDLAR