Rev. Bartholomew Banks, Sr.

President, Progressive M&E Baptist Convention of Florida, Inc.

Bishop Billy Baskin

Pastor, New Way Fellowship Praise & Worship Center

Dr. Gershwin T. Blyden

Miami, FL

Dr. Gwendolyn V. Boyd

Professor of Criminal Justice, Broward College

Rev. Dr. Kelly E. Brown, Jr.

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

Mr. Ricardo M. Forbes

Corporate Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer
Baptist Health South Florida

Mr. Charles W. George (Chairman)

Miami Gardens, FL

Ms. Virginia P. Hayes

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

Mr. Marc T. Henderson

Media Relations Manager
Miami-Dade Aviation Department

Ms. JoLinda L. Herring, Esq.

SunTrust International Center

Rev. Dr. R.B. Holmes, Jr.

Pastor, Bethel Missionary Baptist Church
Tallahassee, FL

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

Sr. Vice President
ICABA Media Holdings, LLC

Mr. Frederick Jackson, Jr.

CEO, BeecherJackson

Mrs. Sharon Wamble-King

Jacksonville, FL

Ms. Roberta R. Kressel

Sr. Vice President, Human Resources Team Leader
TD Bank

Rev. Wayne B. Lomax

Pastor, The Fountain of New Life

Mr. William C. McCormick, Jr.

Lauderhill, FL

Mr. Sergio Pereira

President, Meridian International Group, Inc.

Rev. Dr. Henry T. Rhim (Treasurer)

Sr. Pastor, St. Joseph Missionary Baptist Church

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

Chairman & CEO
J. D. Ruffin Associates, Inc.

Rev. Dr. James B. Sampson

President, Florida General Baptist Convention

Dr. Julius Scruggs

President, National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.

Mr. E. Ray Smith

Miami Gardens, FL

Mr. Michael B. Smith

President, Miami Skyline Consulting Company

Reverend Samuel C. Tolbert, Jr., MDiv.

President-Elect, National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc.

Ms. Sharon Wilson, Esq.

Sharon Wilson & Co.
Nassau, Bahamas

Dr. Barbara F. Wright

President, Senior Women’s Ministry
Progressive M&E Baptist State Convention of Florida, Inc.

Dr. Robert L. Strain, Jr.

President, Florida Memorial University Faculty Senate

Mr. Jason Harris

President, Florida Memorial University Student Government Association

Ms. Margaret Porter-Hall

President, Florida Memorial University National Alumni Association

HONORARY BOARD MEMBERS

Mr. Garth C. Reeves, Sr.

Publisher Emeritus, The Miami Times

EMERITUS

Mr. I. W. Williams, Esq.

St. Petersburg, FL