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2021-2022 Committees

The below committees are still looking for volunteers:


Crystal Griffin
GunnChamberlain, PL/GCT Technology & Accounting


Committee Members:

  • Shelly Lingor (transition)
  • Ashlin Stone

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee shall assist the Board in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities with respect to reviewing and monitoring the spending policy with the organization’s long term goals; and reviewing and monitoring the organization’s budget, including program and management appropriations. 

Mission: The mission of the Finance Committee is to make sure the financial obligations of the organization are according to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and that the legal, ethical and functional financial responsibilities for the Women Business Owners of North Florida (WBO) meet the requirements that are set forth. 

Vision: The vision of the finance committee is to create an accountability reference point regarding the financial responsibilities of the organization in order to present to the members accurate and timely financial statements according to GAAP. 


Pixie Larizza

Holistic Counseling Services


Committee Members:

Diana Faulkner

Dana Heisler

Donna Ribeiro

Special Events Committee

The Special Events Chair is a liaison between the Retreat Committee and the WBO Signature Event Committee and the WBO board.  

Mission: The mission of the Special Events Chair is to keep the board of directors of WBO informed of the actions of the Retreat Committee, and the WBO Signature Event Committee. 

Vision: Making sure these events go forward. 


Wendy Norfleet

Norfleet Integrated Solutions


Committee Members:

Anamaria Contreras

Mary Fisher

Tammy Hodo

Education Committee

The Education committee creates continuing education opportunities for WBO members at an affordable price.


Mission: The mission of the Education committee is to provide WBO members with educational opportunities to enhance their knowledge in business and personal development at a reasonable cost. 

Vision: The vision of the committee is for all WBO members to have access to quality continuing education. 


Zelda Greenberg

Legacy Realty Group North Florida, Inc.


Committee Members:

Elizabeth Bagan

Cheryl Bowen

Lynn Lamoureux

Pixie Larizza

Tracey (?)

Hospitality Committee

The Hospitality Committee is to organize the following activities and events: Holiday Party, Business Showcase, Visitor Greeter, Door Prizes / 50-50 Drawing.


Mission: The mission of the committee is to provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere at all WBO meetings and events. 

Vision: The vision of the committee is to encourage camaraderie and closer friendships by providing a warm and welcoming atmosphere at all WBO meetings and events. 


Cheryl Bowen

Pure Romance by Cheryl


Committee Members:

Nancy Hallett

Roundtable Committee

The Roundtable Committee is responsible for running three area Roundtable meetings in different parts of the City of Jacksonville, for members to meet with each other and learn about their businesses in an informal setting while learning and supporting each other. 

Mission: The mission of the committee is to provide roundtable style, informal, small meetings where members can learn, share & support each other. 

Vision: The vision of the committee is that members will learn and educate themselves to help in many different ways in their own businesses. 


Dr. Catherine Baker

Florida Children's Institute



Jackie Perrault

Jacksonville Women's Business Center


Committee Members:

K.C. Padgett

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee incorporates new members into WBO and coordinates efforts that assist in maintaining the active membership of the group.  

Mission: The mission of the committee is to smoothly incorporate new members into WBO and maintain a strong, active membership, based on direction of the Board of Directors.  

Vision: The vision of the committee is to increase the membership of WBO on an annual basis, and to ensure that it attains the highest level of excellence and prestige as the local women business owners group of NE Florida.  


Catrine Fredrikson

EZY Marketing, LLC


Committee Members:

Anamaria Contreras

Lesley McCormick

(Social Media help)

Marketing Committee

Mission: Support and drive internal and external communication.  

Vision: Expand public awareness. Develop positive public perception. Drive marketing initiatives.


Stephanie Royal

Jim Moran Institute



Mari Ibanez

First Citizens Bank


Committee Members:

Francis Fisher

Georgia Pinner (?)

Strategic Partnership Committee

The purpose of the Strategic Partnership committee is to enhance the success of the member's business through collaboration and networks. This committee will help the members strive to increase revenue, market share, customers and/or new members. The Strategic Partnership Committee is responsible for using experiences and relationships to better develop and grow Women Business Owners of North Florida by adding value to the membership. The committee will ensure that the sharing of physical and/or intellectual resources benefit and promote WBO and its partners. 

Mission: The Strategic Partnership Committee's mission is to facilitate the collaborations and networks between businesses and organizations that will benefit both partners. Agencies partnering with WBO will both be responsible for shared skills and projects that will generate membership and community support. 

Vision: The vision of the Strategic Partnership Committee is to develop mutual beneficial agreements between leading businesses by which strengthening the partnerships, ultimately increasing recognition of women business owners and their success. 


Diane Faulkner

Full Circle Press


Committee Members:

Tammy Hodo

Program Committee

The Programs Chair and committee are responsible for identifying and scheduling guest speakers and Spotlight Speakers for the WBO North Florida monthly dinner meetings. 

Mission: The mission of the committee is to provide guest speakers who will educate and inspire our members and guests in the professional and personal development in their businesses. 

Vision: The vision of the committee is to provide quality resources for every member to gain knowledge, inspiration, and insight into their business as well as themselves in order for them to grow their businesses for the future. 


Bonnie Vande Velde

Eagle Wings Enterprises


Committee Members:

Anamaria Contreras

Erin Gordon

Technology Committee

The Technology Committee Chair will be responsible for setting the direction of the work of the committee based on input from the Board of Directors. The Chair will coordinate, support, and oversee the work of the subcommittees. The Chair will be report the Board of Directors. 





Lori Day

New Day Solutions


Committe Members:

Bonnie Arnold

Janet Herrick

K.C. Padgett

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee is responsible for the annual nominations process as outlined in Article V-Officers and Board of Directors of the WBO Bylaws. 





Women Business Owners of North Florida

P.O. Box 16372

Jacksonville, Florida 32245

(904) 701-2564

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