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.


Board Member Christine Madsen

Christine Madsen | Mad 4 Marketing, Inc.


Board Member Jim Ellis

Jim Ellis

Ellis Diversified, Inc.


Board Member Ashley Sawyer Smith

Ashley Sawyer Smith

Sawyer Smith Law


Board Member Nancy Thies

Nancy Thies

Community Foundation of Broward


Board Member Tom Byrne

Tom Byrne

New River Capital Partners, LP


Board Member Stephen Botek

Stephen Botek

Botek Thurlow Engineering, Inc.

Board Member Lilia Ciciolla

Lilia Ciciolla

Bank of America

Board Member Mark Corbett

Mark Corbett

Corbett Media Group

Board Member Patrick Daoud

Patrick Daoud

Daoud’s Fine Jewelry

Board Member Dawn Read

Dawn Read Diehl

Winterfest, Inc.

Board Member Laura Elmore

Laura Elmore


Board Member Peggy Gehl

Peggy Gehl

Gehl Mediations

Board Member Heather Geronemus

Heather Geronemus

Ultimate Software

Board Member Peggy Olin

Peggy Olin

OneWorld Properties

Board Member Robert Roselli

Robert Roselli

Roselli Law

Board Member Julie Saumsiegle

Julie Saumsiegle

Morgan Stanley

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

Honorary Council Members Joe & Wini Amaturo

Joe and Wini Amaturo

The Amaturo Group

Friends of Birch State Park Logo as a placeholder for this board member's photo

Carlos Suarez

Whitehaus Media Group