The Florida Bar

Standing Committees
Leadership Academy Committee

The Mission of the Academy is to enhance the skills of a diverse and inclusive group of lawyers selected from across the state that will enable them to become effective leaders throughout the Bar, our profession, and the greater community. Thus, the goals of the Academy include:

- To enhance leadership skills of a diverse and inclusive group of lawyers;
- To identify, nurture and inspire effective leadership within the Bar and the legal community;

- To enhance the diversity of leaders within the Bar;
- To build relationships among Bar leaders across disciplines within the profession; and
- To raise the level of awareness and engagement among lawyers regarding issues facing the legal profession through the study of ethical, professional and public service issues

Staff Contact    Arnell Bryant-Willis
Renée Elise Thompson Chair Ocala  2016
Michael John Faehner Vice Chair Clearwater  2016
Juliet Murphy Roulhac Vice Chair Plantation  2016
Rosalyn Sia Baker-Barnes West Palm Beach  2016
Edrick Ebrionne Barnes West Palm Beach  2017
Sean Timothy Desmond Tallahassee  2015
Matthew Wilson Dietz Miami  2015
Pauline Drake Jacksonville  2015
Cynthia A Everett Fort Lauderdale  2016
Mariano Garcia West Palm Beach  2015
Melanie Shoemaker Griffin Orlando  2017
John Mark Howe West Palm Beach  2017
LaShawnda K. Jackson Orlando  2016
Benedict P Kuehne Miami  2015
Barbara Jean Leach Orlando  2017
Ronald J. Lebio *Dunnellon  2015
Christopher Carl Marquardt Atlanta  2015
Brittany J Maxey St Petersburg  2017
Elizabeth Foshee McCausland Orlando  2016
Kevin Anthony McNeill Lake City  2016
Victoria Mendez Miami  2016
Burnadette Norris-Weeks Fort Lauderdale  2016
Navin R Pasem Tampa  2015
Zeina N. Salam Saint Johns  2017
Larry Dean Smith Orlando  2015
Vicki Lynn Sproat Fort Myers  2017
Robert C L Vaughan Fort Lauderdale  2017
Joshua E Young Miami  2015
* Public Member


[Revised: 7-1-2014]