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Irene Dec

Irene Dec

Irene is a member of the League of Women Voters Palm Beach County (LWVPBC). Irene currently chairs the League of Women Voters Florida (LWVFL) Reinstatement Strategic Planning Steering Committee. Irene is active with the League Leadership program for both LWVFL and...

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Dani Cruz, Young Adult Coordinator

Dani Cruz, Young Adult Coordinator

Dani Cruz serves as the League of Women Voters of Florida Young Adult Coordinator. Dani joined the League staff in August 2023. Prior to stepping into this professional role, Dani was an intern for the LWVFL.

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Monica A. Bustinza

Monica A. Bustinza

Monica A. Bustinza has been actively involved in promoting civic education and engagement in South Florida since 2013. Her dedication to encouraging citizen participation has earned her various positions and recognitions in this field. She currently serves as the...

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Kelly Williams, Esq.

Kelly Williams, Esq.

Kelly Williams is a member of the Palm Beach County LWV, Co-Chair of the Reinstatement of Voting Rights Steering Committee and a member of the Board of Directors of the LWVFL.  She is a member of the Florida Bar and an emeritus member of the New York Bar.  Kelly is...

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Patricia Ford Plummer, Ph.D.

Patricia Ford Plummer, Ph.D.

Patricia Pat Plummer is past co-president of the League of Women Voters of Collier County and currently serves as a director on the board and chair of the Education Committee. In these roles she has been active with the League Leadership Program, the Development and...

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Cecile M. Scoon Esq., Co-President

Cecile M. Scoon Esq., Co-President

Cecile Scoon received a Visual and Environmental Studies undergraduate degree from Harvard in 1981. She is currently a civil rights lawyer in Panama City, Florida. After graduating from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1984, she spent five years as an...

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Debra “Debbie” Chandler Esq., Co-President

Debra “Debbie” Chandler Esq., Co-President

Ms. Chandler is on the board of the League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County, serving continuously since 2016. She has served as both first and second Vice President during her board tenure. Additionally, Ms Chandler organized and ran “Legislative Previews” and...

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Felecia Jett, Ph.D.

Felecia Jett, Ph.D.

Felecia has been a member of the League of Women Voters of Manatee County since 2016. Initially becoming involved with voter registration, she became a member of the Board in 2019, gradually moving in to the Membership Chair position as well as serving on the...

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Dr. Jill Lewis-Spector, 1st Vice President

Dr. Jill Lewis-Spector, 1st Vice President

Dr. Jill Lewis-Spector currently chairs the League of Women Voters of Florida Education Action Team alongside her local League's Education Committee (LWV of Sarasota County). Formerly of New Jersey, she was a member of the League of Women Voters of New Jersey’s Board...

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Barbara Lanning, 2nd Vice President

Barbara Lanning, 2nd Vice President

Barbara’s interest in politics and policy was nurtured by parents who brought her along for poll work and political events as a child and later a stint as a teenage go-fer for a (losing) congressional campaign. She moved to Miami shortly after graduation for a career...

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Jessie Gomez, Treasurer

Jessie Gomez, Treasurer

Jessie Gomez is a lover of great food, wine, friends, family and beaches. Jessie loves to travel the world, but has worked hard to do so. Together, her and her husband have been in the grocery business more than 16 years. Jessie has always valued helping her community...

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Lisa Yurkin

Lisa Yurkin

Lisa Yurkin is a clinical educator with over 17 years’ experience as a classroom teacher. She holds a bachelor’s degree in History from Florida Atlantic University and a Master of Education in Special Education from Barry University. She is the founder and Director of...

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