Mr. Charles W. George (Chairman)

Mr. Charles W. George (Chairman)

Miami Gardens, FL

 John_Ruffin

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

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

 Ms. JoLinda L. Herring, Esq. (1st Vice Chair)

Ms. JoLinda L. Herring, Esq. (1st Vice Chair)

SunTrust International Center
Miami, FL

 Min. Horace C. Hord, Jr. (Secretary)

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

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

 Rev. Dr. Henry T. Rhim (Treasurer)

Rev. Dr. Henry T. Rhim (Treasurer)

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

 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

 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. Duran Saunders

Mr. Duran Saunders

President, Florida Memorial University Student Government 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

 Honorable Dr. Lesley "Les" Miller, Jr.

Honorable Dr. Lesley “Les” Miller, Jr.

Hillsborough County Commissioner
Tampa, FL

 Mr. Frederick (Fred) Jackson

Mr. Frederick (Fred) Jackson

CEO, BeecherJackson
Oak Bluffs, MA

 Roberta_Kressel

Ms. Roberta R. Kressel

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

 Rev. Wayne B. Lomax

Rev. Wayne B. Lomax

Pastor, The Fountain of New Life
Miami Gardens, FL

 Mr. William C. McCormick, Jr.

Mr. William C. McCormick, Jr.

CEO MedAdvance Billing Service, Inc.
Lauderhill, FL

 Ms. Margaret Porter-Hall

Ms. Margaret Porter-Hall

President, Florida Memorial University National Alumni Association
Miami Gardens, 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

 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

 Dr. Thomas E. Snowden

Dr. Thomas E. Snowden

President, Florida Memorial University Faculty Senate
Miami Gardens, FL

 Reverend Samuel C. Tolbert, Jr., MDiv.

Reverend Samuel C. Tolbert, Jr., MDiv.

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

 Mr. Walter Weatherington

Mr. Walter Weatherington

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

 Ms. Sharon Wilson, Esq.

Ms. Sharon Wilson, Esq.

Principal, Sharon Wilson & Co.
Nassau, Bahamas

 Dr. Barbara F. Wright

Dr. Barbara F. Wright

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

 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