Board of Directors

The Coalition Members & Affiliations

The Coalition itself is made up of 25 diverse board members from the private sector, as well as various community/human service organizations in Broward County. The members who are mandated by legislature include; Department of Children and Families, the Head Start Program, Children’s Services Council of Broward County, faith-based and private child care provider representatives, disability program representative, School Board of Broward County, the County Health & Licensing Departments, Broward Community College and the local Workforce Development Board. Among the private sector appointments are three government appointees from various industries. The following is a list of the Coalition Members and their affiliations.

Laurie Sallarulo (Chair)

President/CEO
Junior Achievement

Monica Figueroa King (Secretary)

Chief Executive Director
Broward Healthy Start Coalition

Beverley Batson

Director
Ark Christian Preschool

Dr. Angela Iudica, Ph.D.

Director, Head Start/Early Intervention
Office of Academics

William Karp

Child Care Licensing and Enforcement Manager
Broward County Environmental and Consumer Protection Division

Amoy Reid

Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Broward College

Khalil Zeinieh

JM Family/ The Jim Moran Foundation

Dawn Liberta (First Vice Chair)

Community Development Director 
Department of Children and Families

Cindy Arenberg Seltzer, MPA, JD (Treasurer)

President/CEO Children’s Services Council of Broward County

Richard Campillo

Business and Community Advisor

Carol Hylton 

CEO
CareerSource Broward

Laurie Rich Levinson

Broward County Public Schools

Ellie Schrot

Directory Early Steps
Children's Diagnostic & Treatment Center

Twan Russell (Second Vice Chair)

Youth Programs Ambassador
Miami Dolphins

Michael Asseff

President Structured Asset Holdings

Cara Cerchione

Private Provider Representative
Director/Owner
Michelle's Int'l Learning House

Renee Jaffe

Chief Executive Officer
Early Learning Coalition of Broward County Inc.

Renee Podolsky, MBA

Community Health Directory
Florida Department of Health in Broward County

Zachary Talbot

Principal
Cresa