The Stavros Center’s Advocacy Board consists of representatives of business, education and communities served by the Stavros Center. Advocacy Board members support the mission by contributing their time, talent and treasure in support of the K-12 professional development programs offered by the Stavros Center. The roster of current Board members include :
Ms. Tara Allen – Polk County Schools
Mr. Barry Alpert – Raymond James & Associates, Inc.
Ms. Michelle Anderson – Pinellas County Schools
Mr. Terry Aunchman – Pasco County Schools
Mr. Bruce Bachman – Adams Cold Storage LLC
Mr. Phillip Barringer – Retired, Tampa Electric Company
Dr. Bernadette D. Bennett – Sarasota County Schools
Mr. Rick Bennett – Florida Blue
Ms. Lauren Bernat – Manatee County Schools
Mr. Matthew Blum – Pinellas County Schools
Mr. Ed Bocchino – Retired, Morgan Stanley
Mr. Terry Boehm – Future Plans USA
Dr. Jackie Booth – Keiser University
Mr. David Boyd – Florida Council on Economic Education
Dr. Roger Brindley – USF College of Education
Mr. Louis Buccino – Citigroup
Mr. Brandon Canard – Fifth Third Bank
Ms. Stacy Carlson, Pinellas Education Foundation
Mr. Jerry Cionci – Pure Inventions
Mr. Jerry Clark – First Citrus Bank
Ms. Denise Coburn – Coulter, Aviles & Jackson
Ms. Susan Copeland – Polk Education Foundation
Ms. Suzanne Costanza – Florida Council on Economic Education
Ms. Anita Coto – J.P. Morgan Treasury Technologies Corporation
Dr. Gena Cox – IBM Smarter Workforce
Ms. Angel Danger – Hillsborough County Schools
Mr. Dick Dearolf – Retired, USF College of Education
Mr. James DeGennaro – Central Florida Development Council
Mr. Fred Dorsett – Retired, USF Stavros Center
Ms. Elizabeth Engasser – USF College of Education
Ms. Sherida Ferguson, CFP – Csenge Advisory Group
Mr. James Hammond – Tampa-Hillsborough Action Plan, Inc.
Mr. Paul Hauck – Camp Dresser McKee Inc.
Ms. Kathy Hockemeyer – Sun State International Trucks, Inc.
Dr. Dennis Holt – Hillsborough County Schools
Mr. Kenneth Hoyt – KSH International, Inc.
Mr. T.J. King, CFP – Nichols/Geegan/King Family Wealth Advisors
Mr. Kevin Klim – Retired, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Dr. Deborah Kozdras – USF Stavros Center
Ms. Deborah Larned Werner – Deborah Larned Werner, P.A.
Ms. Cassandra Larson – Pinellas County Schools
Ms. Beverly Ledbetter – Saint Leo University
Mr. Michael Ledbetter – Business Consultant
Ms. Lesley Mace – Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Mr. Eric Man
Dr. Sherry Moser – USF Stavros Center
Mr. Arthur Noriega IV – International Business Consultant
Ms. Tracee Norris – USF College of Education
Mrs. Lois Older – Victoria Elizabeth By Lois
Mr. Michael Parrillo – Citi
Dr. Dick Puglisi – USF Stavros Center
Ms. Jodi Pushkin – Tampa Bay Times, Newspapers in Education
Mr. Matthew Ram – Liberty Group
Mr. Brian Rolfe – Wells Fargo Advisors
Mr. Robert Rowen – Nuance Galleries
Ms. Daryl W. Saunders – Hillsborough County Public Schools
Mr. David Scott – USF Stavros Center
Mrs. Linda Simmons – R. R. Simmons Construction Company
Mr. Randy Simmons – R. R. Simmons Construction Company
Mr. Geoffrey Simon – Simon, Johnson, Stanger Wealth Advisors
of Raymond James & Associates, Inc.
Mr. Jose Soto – State Farm
Ms. Ellen Stavros – Former Director, Florida House
Dr. Gus Stavros, Chairman Emeritus – PELAM Investments, Inc.
Ms. Tina Stavrou-Klem – Pasco County Schools