Board of Directors

ELC Broward Governor Appointment Board Vacancies

Opportunities exist to join the ELC of Browards Board, if you are interested in applying click the link below which will take you step by step through the application process:

Additionally, for your information below are the Roles & Responsibilities of a Board member.

ELC of Broward Board Member Roles and Responsibilities


Provider Representative Vacancy

Providers, the below individuals have applied for the open Board Provider Representative position:


Gonzalez, Maira – Director, First United Methodist Preschool

Liberato, Marcos V. – President, International Montessori Kids Center

McDonald, Melody – Director, Future Kids at Sunrise

Pastrana Martinez, Debora – Owner/Director, Kinder Clues Academy


A Nominating Committee Meeting is scheduled for May 26, 2022,  at 9:00 am where each candidate will meet with the Committee to review their applications.  


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; the 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 representatives, 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. 

Our Current Board Members


Laurie Sallarulo (Chair)

President & CEO
Junior Achievement of South Florida

Dawn Liberta (First Vice-Chair)

Community Development Director 
Department of Children and Families

Twan Russell (Second Vice Chair)

Athletic Director 

St. Thomas Aquinas High School

Monica Figueroa King (Secretary)

Chief Executive Director
Broward Healthy Start Coalition

Cindy Arenberg Seltzer, MPA, JD (Treasurer)

President & CEO

Children’s Services Council of Broward County

Khalil Zeinieh

Grants Research & Compliance Office

The Jim Moran Foundation




Michael Asseff


Structured Asset Holdings

Richard Campillo

Business and Community Advisor

Carol Hylton 

President & CEO
CareerSource Broward

Laurie Rich Levinson

Broward County Public Schools

Renee Podolsky, MBA

Community Health Directory
Florida Department of Health in Broward County

Ellie Schrot

Directory Early Steps
Children's Diagnostic & Treatment Center

Amoy Reid

Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Broward College




Zachary Talbot


Beverley Batson

Ark Christian Preschool

Sharonda Davis-Bailey

Director, Head Start/Early Intervention
Office of Academics

Kirk J. Englehardt

Vice President, Marketing & Communications
Community Foundation of Broward

Kristina West

Client & Community Relations Assistant Director

PNC Bank

Julie Winburn

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