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Rev. Bartholomew Banks, Sr.
President, Progressive M&E Baptist Convention
of Florida, Inc.
Pastor, St. John Progressive Missionary Baptist Church
Tampa, FL

Bishop Billy Baskin
Pastor
New Way Praise & Worship Center
Miami, FL

Dr. Gershwin T. Blyden
Miami, FL

Dr. Gwendolyn V. Boyd
North Miami, FL

Dr. Mack King Carter
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Mrs. Patricia T. Carter
President
Women’s Auxiliary to the Florida General Baptist Convention, Inc.
Florida Memorial University
Miami Gardens, FL

Mr. Julian Coakley
President
Student Government Association
Florida Memorial University
Miami Gardens, FL

Mr. Kareem J. Coney
President
Florida Memorial University National Alumni Association
Florida Memorial University
Miami Gardens, FL

Bishop Victor T. Curry
Senior Pastor / Teacher
New Birth Baptist Church Cathedral of Faith International
Miami, FL

Rev. Dr. Marcus D. Davidson, Sr.
Pastor
New Mount Olive Baptist Church
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
(designee for Dr. Julius Scruggs, President
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.)

Ms. Lynn Fenster
Community Activist
Hollywood, FL

Mr. Charles W. George (Chairman)
Miami, FL

Mr. Marc T. Henderson
Metro-Dade Aviation Department
Miami Shores, FL

Ms. JoLinda L. Herring, Esq.
Bryant Miller Olive
Miami, FL

Rev. Dr. R.B. Holmes, Jr.
Pastor
Bethel Missionary Baptist Church
Tallahassee, FL

Mr. Horace C. Hord, Jr.
Senior Vice President
ICABA Media Holdings, LLC
Weston, FL

Mr. Frederick Jackson, Jr.
CEO
BeecherJackson
Coral Gables, FL

Mr. Raul Valdes-Fauli
Managing Partner
Fowler Rodriguez Valdes-Fauli
Coral Gables, FL

Mr. John W. Ruffin, Jr. (Vice Chairman)
Chairman & CEO
J.D. Ruffin & Associates, Inc.
Coral Springs, FL

Rev. Dr. James B. Sampson
President
Florida General Baptist Convention, Inc.
Pastor
First New Zion Missionary Baptist Church
Jacksonville, FL

Dr. Richard Yaklich
President
Faculty Senate
Florida Memorial University
Miami Gardens

Rev. Dr. Henry T. Rhim (Treasurer)
Pastor
St. Joseph Missionary Baptist Church
Jacksonville, FL

Ms. Roberta R. Kressel
Senior Vice President
Human Resources
TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank
Coral Gables, FL

Ms. Sharon Wamble-King
Vice President of Corporate Communications
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Florida
Jacksonville, FL

Rev. Wayne B. Lomax
Pastor
The Fountain of New Life
Miami Gardens, FL

Mr. E. Ray Smith
Compliance Supervisor
UPS
Miami Gardens, FL

Mr. Michael B. Smith
President,
Miami Skyline Consulting Company
Coconut Grove, FL

Rev. Stephen John Thurston
President, National Baptist Convention of America
Pastor, New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church
Chicago, IL

Sharon Wilson, Esq.
Sharon Wilson & Co.
Nassau, Bahamas

Mrs. Barbara Wright
President
Women’s Auxiliary Progressive M&E Baptist Convention of Florida, Inc.
Tampa, FL

Mr. Garth C. Reeves, Sr. Honorary
Publisher Emeritus
The Miami Times
Miami, FL

EMERITUS
Mr. I.W. Williams, Esq.