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Board of Trustees

  • Chair
    Chris Brockman*

    Holland & Knight
  • Vice Chair
    Markita D. Cooper*

    Florida A & M University College of Law
  • Immediate Past Chair
    Donna Mackenzie*

    Bright Impact
  • Norton N. Bonaparte, Jr.
    City of Sanford, Florida
  • Peg Cornwell*
    Rollins College
  • Dawn Duross*
    Retired Executive
  • Tricia Smith Edris
    AdventHealth
  • Geraldine Gallagher, Ph.D., CFRE
    University of Central Florida
  • Larry Henrichs*
    Community Leader
  • Rich Reiner
    Reiner Consulting
  • Sascha Rizzo
    Cypress Bank & Trust
  • Meredith Sand
    Meredith Sand Designs
  • Thomas Simon
    Community Leader
  • Judith Smelser*
    90.7 WMFE & 89.5 WMFV
  • Joshua Snyder
    PowerDMS
*Executive Committee

Community Advisory Board

  • Chair
    Ms. Jacqueline Centeno

    (Osceola County)
    Deerwood Elementary School
  • Vice Chair
    Lisa Rain

    (Orange County)
    Duke Energy
  • Secretary
    Dr. Claire L. Brady

    (Orange County)
    Lake-Sumter State College
  • Barbara Drahl
    (Orange County)
    Drahl & Co
  • Margaret Hickson
    (Brevard County)
    Southwest Airlines
  • Silvia Schenk
    (Orange County)
    Orange County Public Schools
  • George A. Wallace
    (Orange County)
    LGBT+ Center Orlando, Inc.

Meeting Notices

2023 Meeting Dates

All meetings will be held via Zoom video conferencing until further notice. For further information, please call the Office of the President at 407.273.2300, x120.

Regular meetings of the WMFE Board of Trustees and its committees are open to the public, although some portions of those meetings may be held in closed executive session.

Pursuant to Section 396(k)(4) of the Communications Act, meetings of the WMFE Board of Trustees and its committees may move into executive session and be closed to the public “to consider matters relating to individual employees, proprietary information, litigation and other matters requiring the confidential advice of counsel, commercial or financial information obtained from a person on a privileged or confidential basis, or the purchase of property or services whenever the premature exposure of such purchase would compromise the business interests of [WMFE].”

Board of Trustees’ meetings
4:30 pm at WMFE
For information for open sessions, please send an email to rkaufman@wmfe.org at least one day before the meeting with your written statement or question for the Board.

  • Wednesday, February 22, 2023
  • Wednesday, May 24, 2023
  • Wednesday, September 27, 2023
  • Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Executive Committee meetings
10 am via Zoom video conferencing
For call-in information for open sessions, please send an email to rkaufman@wmfe.org at least one day before the meeting with your written statement or question for the Committee.

  • Tuesday, February 7, 2023
  • Tuesday, May 9, 2023
  • Tuesday, September 12, 2023
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Audit & Finance Committee meetings
10 am via Zoom video conferencing
For call-in information for open sessions, please send an email to rkaufman@wmfe.org at least one day before the meeting with your written statement or question for the Committee.

  • Wednesday, April 26, 2023
  • Wednesday, August 30, 2023
  • Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Governance Committee Meeting
10 am via Zoom video conferencing
For call-in information for open sessions, please send an email to rkaufman@wmfe.org at least one day before the meeting with your written statement or question for the Committee.

  • Friday, February 3, 2023
  • Tuesday, May 2, 2023
  • Tuesday, August 22, 2023
  • Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Community Advisory Board
5:30 pm via Zoom video conferencing
If you seek access to this meeting under our open meetings policy, please send an email to rkaufman@wmfe.org at least one day before the meeting with your written statement or question for the CAB.
Wednesday, February 8, 2023