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Executive Committee

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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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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Dr. Monica Elliott, Secretary

Dr. Monica Elliott, Secretary

Dr. Monica Elliott is Emerita Professor of Plant Pathology, University of Florida. She obtained Bachelor degrees in Botany, Environmental Science and History from Eastern Illinois University, M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Plant Pathology from Montana State University and...

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Gina Gallo, Treasurer

Gina Gallo, Treasurer

Gina Gallo is the Principal and Owner of Gallo Nonprofit Solutions, providing strategy and project consulting services to nonprofits and philanthropic institutions. She spent the early part of her career working in out-of- school time, followed by a decade in the...

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