Board Committees

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is responsible for providing leadership for the Board. This is accomplished by setting policies to encourage effective governance, administration, and legal representation; reviewing and recommending legislative proposals at all levels of government; and resolving conflicts among committees and between the Coalition and other units of government.

Members

  • Adrian Alfonso, Chair
  • The Hon. Cindy S. Lederman, J.D., Vice Chair
  • Esther Jacobo, Esq., Treasurer
  • Lucy C. PiƱeiro, Secretary

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Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee is responsible for nominating Officers and Members, and nominating replacement Officers when there are vacancies on the Board.

Members

  • David Lawrence, Jr., Chair
  • Magaly Abrahante, Ed.D.
  • Commossioner Heather Carruthers
  • The Hon. Cindy Lederman

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Program Policy and Provider Services Committee

The Program Policy and Provider Services Committee is responsible for evaluating Coalition programs, formulating strategy and making policy recommendations to improve the quality of early care and education in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties. 

Members

  • The Hon. Cindy S. Lederman, J.D., Co-Chair
  • David Williams, Jr., Co-Chair
  • Charles Auslander
  • Rick Beasley
  • Dr. Tina Carroll-Scott
  • Robert Eadie
  • Shaleen Fagundo
  • Helene Good
  • J. Abilio Rodriguez
  • Dr. Mara Zapata

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Governance & Bylaws Committee

The Governance and Bylaws Committee periodically reviews the Coalition's Bylaws, and policies and procedures. They are responsible for making recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding policies that provide specific guidance and direction to the Coalition and its leadership concerning all significant aspects of governance. 

Members

  • Gerald K. Schwartz, Chair
  • David Lawrence, Jr.
  • David Williams, Jr.

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Audit Committee

The Audit Committee meets to discuss audits carried out by outside independent entities to ensure that the Coalition is in accordance with State Statutes and Laws as governed by the Agency for Workforce Innovation.

Members

  • Luis Diaz, Chair
  • Adrian Alfonso
  • Alexander Soto

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Legislative Advocacy Committee

The Legislative Advocacy Committee is responsible for working with legislators in order to educate and promote funding and support for early care and education.

  • Gerald Schwartz, Esq.

 

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