2017 Upcoming Board Meetings
January 25, 2017
* Heartland for Children, Inc.:
Council on Accreditation Site Visit Interviews
with Heartland Board Chair, Finance Committee Chair, and Audit Committee Chair
Location: Heartland for Children
Address: 1239 E. Main Street - Bartow, FL
Date: February 6, 2017
Time: 9:00am – 10:00am
February 22, 2017
March 22, 2017
April 26, 2017
May 24, 2017
June 28, 2017
NO JULY MEETING
August 23, 2017
September 27, 2017
October 25, 2017
November - TBD
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
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.
Brian Haas, Board Secretary & Audit Committee Chair
Board Secretary & Audit Committee Chair Brian Haas is a Winter Haven Resident, the State Attorney for our 10th Judicial Circuit, and a member of the Florida Bar Association. Mr. Haas’ legal expertise, long-range planning experience and desire to serve his community are assets to Heartland for Children’s mission and vision.
Terry Borglund, Finance Committee Chair
Finance Committee Chair Terry Borglund is the Chief Financial Officer at McGee Tire Store, Inc. in Lakeland. He has a degree in Accounting from Florida Southern College and his expertise includes professional management, marketing and public relations, and long-range planning.
David Carmichael, Board Member
David Carmichael, Esq. is a long time Winter Haven resident and he currently practices law as a partner in the Boswell & Dunlap, LLP law firm in Bartow. Mr. Carmichael is a Board Certified Trial Expert, has previously worked as the special prosecution director for crimes against children, and is certified to train prosecutors, law enforcement, and child protective investigators. Mr. Carmichael also possesses past marketing and public relations experience.
Corydon (Cory) Skeates, Board Member
Mr. Skeates is the President of the Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce. Assets to his membership on the board include his professional development and experience, training in management, organizational management, long-range planning and marketing, as well as his years of experience serving on another Community Based Care agency board.
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.
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.
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.