Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors establishes our goals and priorities each year. Along with the leadership team at Disability Rights Florida, the Board approves Disability Rights Florida’s budget and policies on a regular basis.

  • Alan Quiles Chair
    Boca Raton
  • Luis Collazo Vice-Chair
    Hialeah
  • Virginia Daire Secretary
    Tallahassee
  • Enrique Escallon Treasurer
    Miami
  • Stephanie Preshong Brown Immediate Past Chair
    Little Torch Key
  • Annette Smith PAIMI Advisory Council Chair
    Jacksonville

 

  • Richard Chapman
    Tampa
  • Katherine DeBriere
    Jacksonville
  • Kara Durham
    Marathon 
  • Shobha Lizaso
    Tampa
  • Elma Pierre
    Hollywood
  • Kevin Sanderson
    Sarasota
  • Linda Hampton Starnes
    Longwood
  • Tara H. Wildes
    Jacksonville
  • Takita Williams
    Jacksonville

 

  • Elizabeth Holifield Chair Emeritus
    Tallahassee
  • Douglas Jones Chair Emeritus
    Seminole

Disability Rights Florida ByLaws (PDF file, 145k)


Join Our Board

The Nominating Committee of Disability Rights Florida is currently recruiting applicants to serve on the Board of Directors. Please consider applying yourself or sharing with colleagues you believe would make good candidates. We look forward to receiving applications from Floridians who have demonstrated leadership and dedication to advancing the legal and human rights of individuals with disabilities.

Download our Board of Directors Application:

Upcoming Board of Directors Meetings

  • February 13, 2020 - Tallahassee
  • June 4, 2020 - Orlando
  • September 11, 2020 - Tampa
  • December 4, 2020 - Fort Lauderdale or Miami