The BOARD OF DIRECTORS manages the operations and finances of the organization and is responsible for the overall success of the organization.
The Board of Directors includes 12 voting members as follows:
At-Large Director (5)
Leadership Team Co-Chairs (2)
Board of Directors positions are annual terms that begin in January. Each term lasts for one year. Terms are renewable for up to three years consecutively. If a board member becomes chair-elect in their third year, they will serve a fourth year.
Board of Directors Eligibility and Selection Process Any current Alumni Member in good standing can apply to serve on the Board of Directors. Past Leadership Team Co-Chairs who are current Emerge Broward members in good standing are also eligible to apply to the Board regardless of whether or not they have “aged-out” of the organization. Once selected to serve, members must remain paid members in good standing during their time of service.
2018 Board of Directors
Randall Vitale | President, Hoffman’s Chocolates | 401 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 800 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 | 954-233-4161 Jonathan Schwartz | Director of Construction – Retail Brands, MOD Pizza Florida & Hoffman’s Chocolates | 401 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 800 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 | 954-940-4947
Maggie Gunther | Director of Communications and Programs, Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance | 110 East Broward Boulevard, Suite 1990 | Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 | 954-627-0135