Film Florida Elected New Leaders
(released 7/7/2016)

Film Florida held its annual meeting in Sarasota from June 22 through 24, 2016.  Film Florida is an organization comprised of industry leaders providing a voice in front of government and legislators.

During their annual meeting, a new Board of Directors was elected.  The new President of Film Florida is Kelly Paige, owner of Level Talent Group in Tampa.

The other elected Executive Board officers are:

1st Vice President - Sheena Fowler, Women in Film and Television - Florida
2nd Vice President - Bonnie King, Space Coast Film Commission
Secretary - Herta Suarez, SAG-AFTRA
Treasurer - Lauren O'Quinn, ClassAct Studios
At Large - Jud French, FSU College of Motion Picture Arts
Immediate Past President - Michelle Hillery, Palm Beach County Film & Television Commission
Additional board members include:

Film Commission Council:
Gail Morgan, Emerald Coast Film Commission - Chair
Jeanne Corcoran, Sarasota County Film & Entertainment Office - Vice Chair
Christy Andreoni, Palm Beach County Film & Television Commission - Secretary

Sandy Lighterman, Miami-Dade Office of Film & Entertainment
Graham Winick, City of Miami Beach.

Associations Council:
Alex Katsaros, Digital Media Alliance Florida - Chair
Nancy McBride, Women in Film & Television - Florida - Vice Chair
Industry Council:
Dawson Peden, Cineverse Miami - Chair
Alexa Sheehan, HarborDashery Productions, LLC - Vice Chair

Education Council:
David Jaffe, Lynn University - Chair
Stephen McDowell, FSU College of Communication & Information - Vice Chair & Secretary

Labor Council:
Herta Suarez, SAG-AFTRA
Leah Sokolowsky, Teamsters Local 769

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