Our Leadership

Commissioner
Richard Corcoran

Florida Department of Education

The Foundation is led by a private sector board whose members are appointed by the Commissioner of Education and who share the purpose of ensuring that every Florida student has access to the highest quality educational experiences necessary for success in an economy increasingly driven by information and knowledge.

Board of Directors

CHARLES HOKANSON

Chairman

Senior Vice President
Florida Community Engagement
Helios Education Foundation

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VELMA MONTEIRO-TRIBBLE

Vice Chairman

Director of Grants & Programs
Florida Blue Foundation

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Raquel Egusquiza

Secretary

Executive Director
Marlins Foundation

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MONESIA T. BROWN

Treasurer

Director of Public Affairs & Government Relations
Walmart Inc.

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Ronald Brisé

Governmental Affairs Practice Group Leader, Gunster

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GARY CHARTRAND

Executive Chairman
Acosta, Inc.

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DON GAETZ

Former Senate President
Florida State Senate

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John Grant

Florida State Senator (Ret.)

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DANIEL DAVIS

President & CEO
JAX Chamber

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CHRIS DORWORTH

Partner
Ballard Partners

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JOHN MERLINO

Regional Director
AT&T

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Tara Tedrow

Founder & Director
Florida Debate Initiative

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MAUREEN A. WILT

Senior Education Program Manager
Florida Power & Light Company

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MARY CHANCE

Ex-Officio

President/CEO
Consortium of Florida Education Foundations

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krista stanley

Ex-Officio

2021 Teacher
of the Year

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Staff

kristin piccolo

Executive
Director

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kayla francis

Program
Manager

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Beth Eskin

Director of Florida Civics and Debate Initiative

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2020-2021 Board Meetings


September 22, 2020

Florida holocaust museum in st. petersburg, fl
(Call-in Optional)


january 12, 2021

Location TBD
(Call-in Optional)


March 12, 2021

orlando, fl


july 10 or 17, 2021

orlando, fl

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