Florida Association of Chamber Professionals Appoints 2018-2019 Board of Directors

facpSanibel Island, FL (September 17, 2018)– The Florida Association of Chamber Professionals (FACP) installed its 2018-2019 Board of Directors at their Annual Conference, held September 18-20, 2018, in Sanibel Island, Florida. The Board of Directors is the governing body responsible for overseeing the operations of FACP, whose mission is to advance excellence in chamber management in the State of Florida.

Dawn Adams, IOM, Chief Financial Officer for the JAX Chamber, replaced Debbie Cotton, IOM, President & CEO of the Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce, as the Chairman of FACP.  As Chairman, Adams will lead the board and oversee their direction in the coming year in providing development skills for professionals within the chamber of commerce industry.

The 2018-2019 Board of Directors include:

CHAIR:  Dawn Adams, IOM, JAX Chamber

CHAIR-ELECT: Elizabeth Spies, Destin Area Chamber of Commerce

TREASURER: Cory Skeates, IOM, FCCP, Lakeland Chamber of Commerce

PAST CHAIR: Debbie Cotton, IOM, Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce

Additional Board Members include:

Skip Alford, FCCP, IOM, Palm Harbor Chamber of Commerce

Hope Allen, North Tampa Chamber of Commerce

Cindy Brief, IOM, FCCP, Coral Springs Chamber of Commerce

Tresa Calfee, Clay County Chamber of Commerce

Krista Compton Carter, IOM, West Orange Chamber of Commerce

Debbie Connors, Port Orange-South Daytona Chamber of Commerce

Michael Dalby, Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce

Colleen DePasquale, Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce

Ted Everett, Washington County Chamber of Commerce

Kelly Flannery, South Tampa Chamber of Commerce

Tamara Fleischhaker, Ocala/Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership

Donna S. Germain, IOM     Chamber of Commerce of Cape Coral

Robert Goltz, IOM, Miramar-Pembroke Pines Chamber of Commerce

Megan Harrison, Walton Area Chamber of Commerce

Janet Kersey, Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce

John Lai, Sanibel-Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce

Brittany Lamont, Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce

Dan Lindblade, CAE, Ft. Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce

Kristopher McLane, Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce

John Newstreet, Kissimmee-Osceola County Chamber of Commerce

Sarah Pearson, Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce

Ray Villegas, IOM, Seminole County Chamber of Commerce

Mark Wilson, CCE, Florida Chamber of Commerce

Katie Worthington, IOM, Greater Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce

Tammy C. Bracewell, IOM, FACP President/CEO

Of these, the following will serve as Regional Chairs, with the purpose of representing the chambers of commerce within their designated area of Florida:

Cindy Brief, Southeast Region; Donna Germain, Southwest Region; Ray Villegas, Central Region; Debbie Connors, East Central, Region; Kelly Flannery, West Central Region; Ted Everett, Northwest Region; and Tresa Calfee, Northeast Region.

For more information, visit www.facponline.com, or contact Tammy Bracewell at

1-800-226-3269.