Ms. JoLinda L. Herring, Esq. (Chairwoman)

Ms. JoLinda L. Herring, Esq. (Chairwoman)

SunTrust International Center
Miami, FL

 John_Ruffin

Mr. John W. Ruffin, Jr. (Vice Chairman)

Chairman & CEO
J. D. Ruffin Associates, Inc.
Coral Springs, FL

 Rev. Wayne B. Lomax

Rev. Wayne B. Lomax (1st Vice Chair)

Pastor, The Fountain of New Life
Miami Gardens, FL

 Min. Horace C. Hord, Jr. (Secretary)

Min. Horace C. Hord, Jr. (Secretary)

Sr. Vice President
ICABA Media Holdings, LLC
Weston, FL

 Mr. Walter Weatherington

Mr. Walter Weatherington (Treasurer)

Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration
Washington, D.C.

 Rev. Bartholomew Banks, Sr.

Rev. Bartholomew Banks, Sr.

President, Progressive M&E Baptist Convention of Florida, Inc.
Pastor, St. John Progressive M.B. Church
Tampa, FL

Bishop Billy Baskin

Bishop Billy Baskin

Pastor, New Way Fellowship Praise & Worship Center
Miami Gardens, FL

 Carolyn_Bermudez

Mrs. Carolyn Bermudez

Vice President of Operations & General Manager Florida City Gas
Hialeah, FL

 Dr. Gershwin T. Blyden

Dr. Gershwin T. Blyden

Miami, FL

 Kelly Brown

Rev. Dr. Kelly E. Brown, Jr.

Pastor, Greater Mount Vernon M. B. Church
Jacksonville, FL

 Nicole Collins

Miss Nicole Collins

Florida Memorial University
President, Student Government Association
Miami Gardens, FL

 

Mrs. Dorothy P. Davis

President, Senior Women’s Ministry
Progressive Missionary and Educational
Baptist State Convention of Florida, Inc.
Bonifay, FL

 Dr. George Davis, Jr.

Dr. George Davis, Jr.

Miami, FL

 Mr. Ricardo M. Forbes

Mr. Ricardo M. Forbes

Corporate Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer
Baptist Health South Florida
Coral Gables, FL

 Mr. Charles W. George

Mr. Charles W. George

Miami Gardens, FL

 Ms. Margaret Porter-Hall

Ms. Margaret Porter-Hall

President, Florida Memorial University National Alumni Association
Miami Gardens, FL

 Ms. Virginia P. Hayes

Ms. Virginia P. Hayes

President, Women’s Auxiliary
Florida General Baptist Convention, Inc.
Orlando, FL

 Mr. Marc T. Henderson

Mr. Marc T. Henderson

Media Relations Manager
Miami-Dade Aviation Department
Miami, FL

 Mr. Frederick (Fred) Jackson

Mr. Frederick (Fred) Jackson

CEO, BeecherJackson
Oak Bluffs, MA

 

Rev. Dr. Michael Johnson, Sr.

Pastor, Sixth Avenue Missionary Baptist Church
Pensacola, FL

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Ms. J. Megan Kelly

Key Biscayne, FL

 Roberta_Kressel

Ms. Roberta R. Kressel

Sr. Vice President, Human Resources Team Leader
TD Bank
Coral Gables, FL

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Ms. Susan Mayer

Miami, FL

 Mr. William C. McCormick, Jr.

Mr. William C. McCormick, Jr.

CEO Medivance Billing Service, Inc.
Lauderhill, FL

 Honorable Dr. Lesley "Les" Miller, Jr.

Honorable Dr. Lesley “Les” Miller, Jr.

Hillsborough County Commissioner
Tampa, FL

 Mary Angie Salva Ramirez

Dr. Mary Angie Salva-Ramirez

President, Florida Memorial University Faculty Senate
Miami Gardens, FL

 Rev. Dr. Henry T. Rhim (Treasurer)

Rev. Dr. Henry T. Rhim

Sr. Pastor, St. Joseph Missionary Baptist Church
Jacksonville, FL

 Rev. Dr. James B. Sampson

Rev. Dr. James B. Sampson

President, Florida General Baptist Convention
Pastor, First New Zion Missionary B.C.
Jacksonville, FL

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Ms. Elena V. Carpenter-Smith

Coconut Grove, FL

 Mr. E. Ray Smith

Mr. E. Ray Smith

Miami Gardens, FL

 Mr. Michael B. Smith

Mr. Michael B. Smith

President, Miami Skyline Consulting Company
Coconut Grove, FL

 Reverend Samuel C. Tolbert, Jr., MDiv.

Reverend Samuel C. Tolbert, Jr., MDiv.

President, National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc.
Lake Charles, LA

 Ms. Sharon Wilson, Esq.

Ms. Sharon Wilson, Esq.

Principal, Sharon Wilson & Co.
Nassau, Bahamas

 Dr. Jerry Young

Dr. Jerry Young

President, National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.
Jackson, MS

HONORARY BOARD MEMBERS

 Mr. Garth C. Reeves, Sr.

Mr. Garth C. Reeves, Sr.

Publisher Emeritus, The Miami Times
Miami, FL 33127