Board of Directors

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

      www.heartlandforchildren.org


    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

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

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

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, 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

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

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

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

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.