Current Board of Directors

Call for Nominations

The board, which meets three times per year, sets policy, evaluates grants proposals, participates in fundraising activities, and promotes humanities council programs. Each member also serves on a board committee that meets at least once per year.

The Florida Humanities Council accepts nominations for the Board of Directors year-round. Nominations for board membership are most often reviewed in the fall.

Interested candidates should:


Current Board of Directors

Members of our governing board come from all areas of the state and have backgrounds in academic, public, nonprofit, and corporate sectors. Each serves a renewable three-year term. Six are appointed by the Governor.

B. Lester Abberger
Tallahassee

Wayne Adkisson, Vice Chair
Pensacola

Juan Bendeck
Naples

Frank Biafora
St. Petersburg

Kurt Browning
San Antonio

Peggy Bulger
Fernandina Beach

David Colburn
Gainesville

Casey Fletcher, Chair
Bartow

Jose Garcia-Pedrosa
Miami

Linda Gonzalez
Orlando

Joseph Harbaugh
Hollywood

David Jackson
Tallahassee

Sue Kim
Ormond Beach

Linda Marcelli
Gulfport

Bud Park
Miami

Nancy Poulson
Fort Lauderdale

Frank “Sandy” Rief
Tampa

Audrey Ring
Fort Lauderdale

Penny Taylor
Naples

Michael Urette
Tampa

Glenda Walters, Secretary
Lynn Haven

Iranetta Wright
Jacksonville