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Advisory Council

Established with the support of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation in 2005, Florida After School, Inc. is a highly valuable, credible, and visible leader supporting the out-of-school time field at the national and state level. It is informed by a robust advisory council of partners and governed by an 11-member Board of Directors.

Board of Directors

  • John Trombetta, Chair
    Executive Director, Alzheimer’s Project
  • Robert Liebman, Vice Chair
    Director of Operations, After School Programs, Inc.
  • Greg Snow, Treasurer
    Regional Director, After School Programs, Inc.
  • Charles Byrd, Ph.D., Secretary
    President & CEO, The Center for Assessment, Strategic Planning, Evaluation and Research
  • Erin Smeltzer, Fiscal Sponsor
    President & CEO, Children’s Forum
  • Jennifer Ohlsen, Member-at-Large
    President & CEO, Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida
  • Saralyn Grass, Ed.D., Member-at-Large
    Chief Executive Officer, Kids Hope Alliance
  • Lasheena Williams, Member-at-Large
    Executive Director, Nonprofit Enthusiast
  • Ray Long, Member-at-Large
    Regional Executive Director of School Age Programs, YMCA of the Suncoast
  • Sharon Carie, Emeritus Director
    After School Advocate, Retired

Advisory Council Members (updates coming soon!)

  • Cindy Arenberg Seltzer
    President & CEO, The Children’s Services Council of Broward County
  • Angie Gallo
    VP of Education Development, Florida PTA
  • Molly Grant
    Executive Director, Association of Early Learning Coalitions, Inc.
  • Jim Haj
    President and CEO, The Children’s Trust
  • Suzette L. Harvey
    President & CEO, Prime Time Palm Beach County (representing Palm Beach Children’s Services Council)
  • Lani Lingo
    Director of Operations, Florida Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs
  • Desmon Newton
    Senior Program Consultant, Juvenile Welfare Board
  • Julie Orange
    Director of Educational Development, Department of Juvenile Justice
  • Vanessa Spero
    Regional Specialized 4-H Youth Development Extension Agent, UF/IFAS
  • Eleanor Warmack
    Executive Director, Florida Recreation & Parks Association
  • Tasha Weinstein
    Education & Engagement Manager, WFSU Public Media
  • Lynne Wilcox
    President & CEO, Florida Alliance of YMCA’s
  • To be Appointed
    School Readiness, Division of Early Learning
  • To be Appointed
    21st Century Community Learning Centers, Florida Department of Education
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