Broward Workforce Development Board Inc.

CareerSource Broward is governed by a workforce board known as the Broward Workforce Development Board (BWDB) and the CareerSource Broward Council of Elected Officials, which consists of the elected mayors of Fort Lauderdale and City of Hollywood, and a Broward County Commissioner. Representatives from private business, educational institutions, elected officials and community-based organizations create the makeup of the board.

CSBD Council of Elected Officials

Name Title Organization Position
Dean Trantalis Mayor City of Fort Lauderdale Chair
Tim Ryan Commissioner Broward County Board of County Commissioners Vice Chair
Josh Levy Mayor City of Hollywood Chair Pro Tem

Broward Workforce Development Board Officers

Name Title Organization Board Position Term of Service
Frank Horkey President Horkey & Associates Chair 7/19 -7/21
Janet Wincko Senior Vice President Human Resources City Furniture Vice-Chair 7/19 -7/21
Zac Cassidy Business Manager IBEW Local 728 Secretary/Treasurer 9/20 - 9/22
Dr. Ben Chen Chairman Chen Moore and Associates Vice-Chair, Legislative Affairs 7/19 -7/21

Broward Workforce Development Board Members

Name Title Organization Board Position Term of Service
Gina Alexis President/Co-Founder The Alexis Group Member 9/19 - 9/22
Gary Arenson Senior Partner Arenson & Sandhouse P. A. Member (BWDB Chair, 2011-2012) 7/19 -7/21
Josie Bacallao President/CEO Hispanic Unity of Broward Member 7/19 -7/21
Michael Carn President MetroBroward Member (BWDB Chair, 2004-2005) 7/19 -7/21
Kristen Cavallini-Soothill Owner American Yacht Institute Member 9/20 - 9/22
Dr. Mildred Coyne Senior Vice President of Workforce Education and Innovation. Broward College Member 9/19 – 9/21
Heiko Dobrikow General Manager Riverside Hotel Member 9/20 - 9/22
Paul Farren CEO The Energy Store Member 7/19 -7/21
Cynthia Gaber Area Director Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Member 9/19– 9/21
Dr. Lisa Knowles Profession St. Thomas University Immediate-Past Chair 7/19 -7/21
Kevin Kornahrens Vice President of Administration Advanced Roofing Chair, Audit Committee 9/20 - 9/22
Francois Leconte Owner/Chairman Paramount Broadcasting Communication LLC. Member 7/19 -7/21
Dawn Liberta Community Development Administrator Department of Children and Families Circuit 17 Member 9/20 - 9/22
Ismael Martinez Director Family Success Member 9/20 - 9/22
Frank Ortis Mayor City of Pembroke Pines Chair- SPPDLAR– (BWDB Chair, 2017-2018) 7/19 -7/21
James Payne Curriculum Supervisor Career, Technical, Adult and Community Education (CTACE) Member 10/19-10/21
Samuel Robbin President & CEO National Jets Inc. Member 7/19 -7/21
Jim Ryan CEO OutPLEX Chair- Employer Services 9/20 - 9/22
Pamela Sands Director, Global Solutions- Finance & Insurance Vertical Kelly Services Member – (BWDB Chair – 2013-2014) 9/20 - 9/22
Richard Shawbell Training Director IBEW Local 728 Chair- One Stop Services Committee 1/20-1/22
Cynthia Sheppard Owner Precious Kidz Pre-School and Day Care Member 7/19 -7/21
Robert Swindell President / CEO Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance Member 9/20 - 9/22
Marjorie Walters Consultant Arts Office Network, Inc. Participant Representative 7/19 -7/21