News & Notes
June 14, 2011 | by Jennifer
Jennifer Ator has been selected to join the inaugural class of The Good Government Initiative, a collaboration between former Miami-Dade Commissioner Katy Sorenson and the University of Miami to help develop the leadership skills of elected officials.
Members of this first class include elected officials from Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties, and include members from a range of levels of government, including municipal, School Board, County, and State.
The inaugural class will participate in comprehensive training on a variety of issues, including budget and finance, economic development, land use, ethics, cultural diversity, and more.
The members of the inaugural class are:
- Patricia Asseff — Vice Mayor, City of Hollywood
- Jennifer Ator — Councilmember, City of Miami Springs
- Dwight Bullard — State Representative, Florida District 118
- Heather Carruthers — Mayor, Monroe County
- Daniel Dietch — Mayor, Town of Surfside
- Jorge Exposito — Commissioner, City of Miami Beach
- Wendy Harrison — Councilmember, Town of Jupiter
- Barbara Kramer — Councilmember, City of North Miami Beach
- Keith London — Commissioner, City of Hallandale Beach
- Frank Quesada — Commissioner, City of Coral Gables
- Raquel Regalado — Board Member, Miami-Dade County Public Schools
- Felicia Robinson — Councilmember, City of Miami Gardens
- Roxanna Ross — Mayor, Village of Biscayne Park
- Nora Rupert — Board Member, Broward County Public Schools
- Robin Smith-Martin — Board Member, Monroe County School District
- Francis Suarez — Commissioner, City of Miami
- Elsa Vazquez — Commissioner, City of West Miami