Board Officers
  CHAIR, Peter E. Weitz, CRPC® – First Vice President, Fusion Analytics Investment
VICE-CHAIR, Andy Szkaradek – Firsy Vice President, SunTrust Bank
SECRETARY, Marlene Crep – Director of H2U & Volunteer Services, Plantation General Hospital
TREASURER, Todd Radosevich – Executive Director of Revenue Management, Holy Cross Hospital, Inc.
Lynn Brewer – Associate Principal, Kaufman, Rossin, & Company
Deborah A. Lauer - Independent Insurance Agent
C. William Laystrom, Jr. - Attorney, Doumar, Allsworth, Laystrom, Voigt, Wachs, Adair & Bosack, LLP
Peter Leighton, M.S. Ed – Director of Sales, Best Care Nurses Registry
June McCarthy – Owner, Affordable Medical Supply, Inc.
Vincent Pannozzo – Coordinator of Youth & Community Programs, Miami Dolphins
Ted Perrella, PA – Perrella & Associates, PA
Donald K. Rosen – Commissioner, City of Sunrise
Justin Sroka, CPA – Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC Certified Public Accountants & Advisors
Winston A. Thompson, PhD – Dean Academic Affairs Willis Holcombe Center, Broward College
Michael Wild – Managing Partner, Wild Felice & Pardo, PA
Board Trustees
Tom Adams – Senior Sales Manager, Forum Publishing Group
George Cann – President, Alternative Home Health Care
Jorge F. DeApodaca – Director of Construction/Engineering, AT&T Services, Inc.
Melissa Elbrand – Marketing Manager, Humana
Jocelyn Fernandez – Senior Care Specialist, South Market Tenet Healthcare Corporation
Christina Levine – Executive Director, Monarch Care
Justo Rey – President, Forum Publishing Group, Inc.
Stuart A. Rosenfeldt, Esq. – Rosenfeldt & Birken, PA
Anita Smith – Director of Human Resources, Bennett Auto Supply
Bruce Voelkel – Retired Principal, Banyan Elementary
Roberta Young, CPA – Managing Partner, DeMeo, Young, McGrath
Advisory Council Members at Large
CHAIRPERSON, Karin Edelstein - Veteran Liaison, VITAS Innovative Hospice
VICE-CHAIRPERSON, Lillian Rhodes-Thomas - Home Health Special Service Rep. – Medical Pendant & ADT Security
SECRETARY, Lauren Rosenfarb – Marketing Director, Rosenfarb Law
Eugene Andresen – SCP Volunteer, Impact Broward
Melissa Brown – Client Relations & Internal Affairs, BB Insurance Marketing Inc.
Grace Carrington – Account Manager, Infinity Homecare
Sandra Carty
Sherlande Cherilus - FAU Intern, B.S. Health Administration
Selin Colakoglu - Manager Network Engineering, American Express
Deborah Coleman CAS – General Sales Manager, After 55 Housing & Resource Guide
Steve DiBenedetto - Retired President, St. Gregory Home & School Association
Dawn Fenton – Volunteer/Advocate
Hanna Fink – ESC Consultant, Impact Broward
Laura Hoffman – Community Relations Director, Five Star Preimer Residences of Plantation
Paul Keefe – Director of Planned Gifts, Hospice of SE Florida
Bernard McDermott – FGP Volunteer, Impact Broward
Arthur Purisch – FGP Volunteer, Impact Broward
Gerald D. Rennert – RSVP Volunteer/Veteran Ambassador, Impact Broward
Bill Shomo – Chaumont Communications
Phil Solomon – Philip Solomon & Associates
Irene Solorzano – Accountant Liaison, HCR Manor Care
Carthy Thomas – Marketing, Community & Relations Manager, Broward Health Medical Center
Verdelle Walker – ATOM Institute of South Florida
Judith Whittaker – All Professional Home Care
Our Staff
John Gargotta President & CEO
Diane Smith Vice President of Development and Programs
Patrick McGowan Director of Finance/Administration
Miriam Tanke Accounting Assistant
Jacquelyn Keepler Development and Programs Coordinator
Micheline Cravero Administrative Assistant/Receptionist
Jean Harrington Clerical Staff (AARP)
Jeannette Cohen Foster Grandparent Program Director
Yvonne Allen Foster Grandparents Program/Respite Program Coordinator
Jana Davis Foster Grandparent Program Area Coordinator (East/West)
Suze Pierre Foster Grandparent Program Area Coordinator (North)
Sheilynn Carrasco Foster Grandparent Program Area Coordinator (South)
Pamela Carre Senior Companion Program Director
Sonia Convery Senior Companion Program Coordinator
Maria Torres Senior Companion Program Assistant Coordinator
Lisa VanVoorhis, Case Management
Howard Horowitz RSVP/ESC Program Director
Andre Smith RSVP Program Volunteer Coordinator
Carolina Giraldo RSVP – AmeriCorp VISTA/Veterans Helping Veterans Program Specialist
Marion Chamberlain RSVP Program Volunteer Administrator
Donald Brauer Veterans Helping Veterans Recruiter
Karen O’Loughlin Encore Connect Program Manager
Susan Pollack Encore Connect Program Coordinator
Kenneth Knight Assistance (AARP)