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

Broward Workforce Development Board Officers

Name Title Organization Board Position Term of Service
Heiko Dobrikow General Manager Riverside Hotel Chair 1/23 - 1/25
Jim Ryan CEO OutPLEX Vice-Chair 1/23 - 1/25
Zac Cassidy Business Manager IBEW Local 728 Chair, Audit Committee Secretary/Treasurer 1/23 - 1/25
Dr. Ben Chen Chairman Chen Moore and Associates Vice-Chair, Legislative Affairs 1/22 – 1/24

Broward Workforce Development Board Members

Name Title Organization Board Position Term of Service
Frank Horkey President Horkey & Associates Immediate-Past Chair 1/23 – 1/25
Dr. Vickie Cartwright Superintendent Broward County Public Schools Member 1/23 - 1/25
Keith Costello President Locality Bank Member 1/23 - 1/25
Dr. Mildred Coyne Senior Vice President of Workforce Education and Innovation. Broward College Member 1/23 - 1/25
Paul Farren CEO The Energy Store Member 1/22 – 1/24
Cynthia Gaber Area Director Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Member 1/22 – 1/24
Michael Goldstein President/CEO Lan Infotech Member 1/23 - 1/24
Rufus James Airport Director Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport Member 1/23 - 1/24
Dr. Lisa Knowles Professor St. Thomas University BWDB Chair 2019 - 2020 1/22 – 1/24
Kevin Kornahrens Vice President of Administration Advanced Roofing Chair, Organizational Resources Committee 1/22 – 1/24
Francois Leconte Owner/Chairman Paramount Broadcasting Communication LLC. Chair, Employer Services 1/23 - 1/25
Dawn Liberta Community Development Administrator Department of Children and Families Circuit 17 Chair - Youth Committee 1/22 – 1/24
Ismael Martinez Director Family Success Member 1/23 - 1/25
Sandy-Michael McDonald Director Office of Economic and Small Business Development Chair - Strategic Planning 1/23 - 1/25
Frank Ortis Mayor City of Pembroke Pines Member – (BWDB Chair –2017-2018) 1/22 – 1/24
Felipe Pinzon President/CEO Hispanic Unity of Florida Member 1/23 - 1/24
Pamela Sands Vice President Product Management & Partnerships Kelly Services Member – (BWDB Chair – 2013-2014) 1/23 - 1/25
Richard Shawbell Training Director IBEW Local 728 Chair- One Stop Services Committee 1/23 - 1/25
Cynthia Sheppard Owner Precious Kidz Pre-School and Day Care Member 1/22 – 1/24
Shane Strum President/CEO Broward Health Member 1/23 - 1/24
Robert Swindell President / CEO Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance Member 1/23 - 1/25
Marjorie Walters Consultant Arts Office Network, Inc. Participant Representative 1/22 – 1/24
Lori Wheeler Vice President MIASF Member 1/23 - 1/25