VOLUNTEER ACTVITIES & HONORS

  • Chair, School and Community Relations Committee, City of Coral Gables (2015-present)

  • Board Member, Florida Association of Museums Foundation (2013-present)

  • President & Founder, Controlled Choice Citizens Committee, City of Coral Gables (2014-2015). Organized and led successful citizens’ group that overturned outdated policy to reform the school choice system for the city that had been in place for decades but without benefit to the citizens of the community. Worked closely with MDCPS school board and other elected officials

  • Advisory Board Member, YMCA of South Florida (2007-present)

  • Volunteer of the Year, YMCA of Broward County’s Youth Advocacy Center (2010)

  • Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, Summer Arts & Science Camps for Kids, Grant Programs Reviewer (2010-2011)

  • Cultural Achiever Award Winner, Haitian Heritage Museum (2009)

  • Home Grown Heroes Speakers Series, Miami Dade College (2008)

  • Board Member, Florida Association of Museums Foundation (2005-2009)

  • Board Member, Kid’s Voting, Broward County Chapter (2005-2009)

  • State of Florida, Division of Cultural Affairs, Grant Panel Reviewer (2004-2008)

  • Institute of Museum & Library Services National Leadership Program, Grant Panel Reviewer
    (2002-2005)

  • Board Member, Youth as Resources, Inc., Lehigh Valley Chapter (1999-2000)

  • Board Member, Lehigh Valley Chapter of America’s Promise (1999-2000)

  • Technical Assistance to the Mid-Atlantic Region of YouthALIVE! (1999-2000)

  • President, YouthALIVE! Steering Committee, a national board representing model program for 70 science centers (1998)

  • Featured in the “Behind the Scenes” Web page, Association of Science-Technology Centers (1998)

  • Museum Leadership Seminar, Smithsonian Institution Center for Museum Studies (1998)

  • Award of Excellence, Books category: Miahle’s Colonial Cuba, Printing Association of Florida (1995)