Board of Directors

2020 Upcoming Board Meetings

  • January 22, 2020

  • February 26, 2020

  • March 25, 2020

  • April 22, 2020

  • May 27, 2020

  • June 24, 2020

  • July 22, 2020

  • August 26, 2020

  • September 23, 2020

  • October 28, 2020

  • November - No Meeting

  • December – No Meeting

All board meetings take place at Heartland for Children from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm and are open to the public.  For more information, call (863) 519-8900 x 200.

Meet the Board of Directors:

Michael Troy Clanton, Board Chair

Michael Troy Clanton, Board Chair

Board Chair, Clanton is Vice President at the CenterState Bank of Florida and a Bartow resident. His business knowledge and experience, community organization memberships and his desire to serve, make him an asset to the Board of Directors and the work in favor of the mission and vision of Heartland for Children, Inc.

 

 

Jerry Carter, Board Vice Chair

Jerry Carter, Board Vice Chair

Mr. Carter is a retired, long-time automotive executive and is currently the Church Administrator for the Parkview Christian Life Center. His experience and business acumen with previous boards, marketing and public relations, as well as his ongoing community involvement, help to enhance Heartland for Children’s community outreach mission and vision.

 

Marcia Andresen, Board Member

Marcia Andresen, Board Member

Ms. Andresen is the Social Services Division Director with the Board of County Commissioners, and has worked in the social services field in Polk County for many years. Ms. Andresen’s experience in public relations, marketing, and long-range planning, along with her desire to make our community a better place to live and to raise families, makes her participation on our Board of Directors an asset.
 

Gaye Williams, Board Member

Gaye Williams, Board Member
  • Ms. Williams is the retired CEO (CEO Emeritus) of Central Florida Health Care, and does consulting work with Management Strategists Consulting Group, LLC.  Ms. Williams brings extensive experience serving on boards, leadership and management skills, and long range planning experience.  All are assets to the Heartland for Children, Inc. Board of Directors.

Cynthia Acevedo, Board Member

Cynthia Acevedo, Board Member

Cynthia Acevedo is the Program Manager for Healthy Families Highlands, overseeing daily operations, quality assurance and contract compliance. She has a degree in Human Services from Southeastern University and also serves as a Board Member for the Healthy Start Coalition of Hardee, Highlands and Polk Counties since 2016.

Tammi Haas, Board Member

Tammi Haas, Board Member

Tammi Haas is the Interim Principal at St. Joseph Academy. As principal, she is routinely going through long range planning and budgeting, growth of the school, and implementation of programs. Mrs. Haas has encountered many diverse families and situations in her role. Her experience in education and love for children add an immense value to the Board.

 

Shawn Jiles, Board Member

Shawn Jiles, Board Member

Shawn Jiles began his legal career working as a criminal defense attorney in Bartow, FL. He is currently a Personal Injury Attorney in Winter Haven, FL. He is a member of the Bartow rotary and has previously served as President of the rotary club. Shawn is a former member of the board of directors for Habitat for Humanity of East Polk County. Over the years he has played a significant role organizing and hosting events such as the Adoption match picnic and the Foster Kids Expo.

Stacy Campbell-Domineck, Board Member

Stacy Campbell-Domineck, Board Member

Stacy Campbell Domineck serves as the President & CEO for CareerSource Polk. Stacy leads a workforce system consisting of two full service career centers, a Mobile Unit, an Administrative Office and an Employer Services division within the fourth largest county in land mass in Florida. Stacy is currently serving as a board member for several community organizations, which include but are not limited to the Early Learning Coalition and Polk County’s Healthcare Oversight Committee.

Christia Johnson, Board Member

Christia Johnson, Board Member

Ms. Johnson is the Senior Management & Budget Analyst for the Health and Human Services Division of the Board of County Commissioners, previously she was an owner of a home-based business for many years. She brings extensive leadership skills, financial expertise and long range planning experience to the board.