Press Releases

Leadership Florida and Volunteer Florida Announce #BringABook for 2017 Annual Meeting

Bethany Swonson

Encourage Participants to Donate a Book at the 2017 Annual Meeting, June 29 - July 2

Date: 5/17/2017


Leadership Florida® Names Wendy Spencer its Next President

Leadership Florida

National Community Service Executive to Succeed Longtime Executive Wendy Walker

Date: 11/18/2016


Connect Florida Announces Class VII!

Erin VanSickle

Florida's Premier Leadership Program For Young Professionals Welcomes Class VII

Date: 8/9/2016


Connect Florida Board of Governors

Rhianna Reichert

Connect Florida Announces 2016-2017 Board of Governors

Date: 7/21/2016


2016 - 2017 - Leadership Florida Program Chair -- Carlos Garcia

Mercy Joy Corlew

Carlos Garcia Elected as Program Chair of Leadership Florida

Date: 7/6/2016


2016 - 2017 - Leadership Florida Chair-elect -- Beth Kigel

Mercy Joy Corlew

Leadership Florida Elects Beth Kigel as Incoming Chair

Date: 6/30/2016


2016 - 2017 - Leadership Florida Chair -- Jeff Wahlen

Mercy Joy Corlew

Jeff Wahlen Chosen as New Chair of Leadership Florida

Date: 6/30/2016


LeRoy Collins Lifetime Achievement Award - Bob Rhodes

Mercy Joy Corlew

Leadership Florida Presents Bob Rhodes with the LeRoy Collins Lifetime Achievement Award

Date: 6/30/2016


Florida Regional Impact Award - The FLITE Center

Mercy Joy Corlew

Leadership Florida honors The FLITE Center with the Florida Regional Impact Award

Date: 6/30/2016


Distinguished Member Award - Carolyn Johnson and Isabel Norton

Mercy Joy Corlew

Carolyn Johnson and Isabel Norton Receive 2016 Distinguished Member Award from Leadership Florida

Date: 6/30/2016


Chairman's Award - Allen Weiss

Mercy Joy Corlew

Allen Weiss Receives 2016 Chairman’s Award from Leadership Florida

Date: 6/29/2016


Brad Meltzer To Donate Books to Orlando #BringABook Initiative

Erin VanSickle, Volunteer Florida and Bethany Swonson, Leadership Florida

Volunteer Florida and Leadership Florida Encouraging Attendees to Donate a Book at Leadership Florida’s 2016 Annual Meeting

June 21, 2016


Leadership Florida and Volunteer Florida Launch #BringABook Initiative

Erin VanSickle, Volunteer Florida and Bethany Swonson, Leadership Florida

Encouraging Attendees to Donate a Book at Leadership Florida’s 2016 Annual Meeting

Date: 06/01/2016


U.S. Senate Televised Debate Set for October 26th

Rhianna Reichert

Leadership Florida, Florida Press Association to Produce "Decision 2016: Before You Vote".

Date: 04/18/2016


Statewide Televised Debate Set for Florida's U.S. Senate Race

Rhianna Reichert

Leadership Florida, in partnership with the Broward College and the Florida Press Association, announces the "Decision 2016: Before You Vote" debates for Florida U.S. Senate seat.

Date: 03/24/2016


LeRoy Collins Institute Launches Constitution Revision Commission Project

Sarah Hansford, Account Manager at CoreMessage

LeRoy Collins Institute Launches Effort to Educate & Engage Floridians in Upcoming Constitution Revision Commission

Date: 10/27/2015


State’s Top K-12 Education Leaders Aim High Nationally in Leadership Florida® Year-Long Forum Series

Kim Kelling-Engstrom

Leadership Florida announces 2015-2015 inaugural Leadership in Education Class

Date: 8/21/2015