Board of Directors

The Friends of Birch State Park’s Board of Directors is made up of a talented group of volunteers. These individuals selflessly offer their time and resources for the improvement of Birch State Park.

The Friends of Birch State Park’s Board of Directors adhere to a code of ethics. » Click Here to View Code of Ethics.

PRESIDENT

Board Member Christine Madsen

Christine Madsen | Mad 4 Marketing, Inc.

VICE-PRESIDENT

Board Member Ashley Sawyer Smith

Ashley Sawyer Smith

Sawyer Smith Law

SECRETARY

Board Member Tyler Chappell

Tyler Chappell

The Chappell Group, Inc.

TREASURER

Board Member Tom Byrne

Tom Byrne

New River Capital Partners, LP

PAST PRESIDENT

Board Member Jim Ellis

Jim Ellis

Ellis Diversified, Inc.

AT LARGE

Board Member Stephen Botek

Stephen Botek

Botek Thurlow Engineering, Inc.

AT LARGE

Board Member Allen Zeman

Allen Zeman

Center for Human Capital Innovation

Board Member Dan Barnett

Dan Barnett

Wizard Entertainment

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John Barranco

Barranco Gonzalez Architecture

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Heather P. Brinkworth

School Board of Broward County – District 3

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Andrew Caldwell

Wells Fargo Advisors

Board Member Lilia Ciciolla

Lilia Ciciolla

Bank of America

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Mark Corbett

Corbett Media Group

Board Member Patrick Daoud

Patrick Daoud

Daoud’s Fine Jewelry

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Laura Elmore

954Design

Board Member Heather Geronemus

Heather Geronemus

Ultimate Software

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Katherine Koenig

Koenig IP Works, PLLC

Board Member Ina Lee

Ina Lee

TravelHost of Greater Fort Lauderdale

Board Member Dan Lindblade

Dan Lindblade

Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce

Board Member John Magee

John Magee

Southern Wine & Spirits

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Whitt Markum

Stiles Construction

Board Member Mari Mennel-Bell

Mari Mennel-Bell

Jazz SLAM

Board Member Peggy Olin

Peggy Olin

OneWorld Properties

Board Member Dawn Read

Dawn Read

Winterfest, Inc.

Board Member Robert Roselli

Robert Roselli

Roselli Law

Board Member Julie Saumsiegle

Julie Saumsiegle

Morgan Stanley

Board Member Shea Smith

Shea Smith

Berkowitz Pollack Brant

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Andrew Taubman

Kaufman, Rossin & Co.

Board Member Nancy Thies

Nancy Thies

Community Foundation of Broward

Board Member Stephen Tilbrook

Stephen Tilbrook

Akerman LLP

Board Member William Walker

William Walker

Water Taxi

Board Member Paul Weinberg

Paul Weinberg

Keith & Associates

Honorary Council

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Joseph Amaturo

The Amaturo Group

Honorary Council Member George Hanbury

George Hanbury

Nova Southeastern University

Honorary Council Member Dominick Miniaci

Dominick Miniaci

Paramount Food and Beverage Importers LLC

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Carlos Suarez

Whitehaus Media Group

Honorary Council Member Kim Sweers

Kim Sweers

FB Marine Group

Honorary Council Member Phil Thornberg

Phil Thornburg

City of Fort Lauderdale Parks and Recreation Department