Coral Springs, Fla. – Florida’s Children First (FCF), a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the rights of at-risk children, announced that Rosemary Armstrong of Tampa, Janice LeClainche of West Palm Beach, John “Jake” Schickel of Jacksonville and Joseph Stanton of Orlando have been appointed to the organization’s Board of Directors.
The FCF Board and Advisory Board are comprised of attorneys, subject-matter experts and other professionals committed to achieving greater reform in the systems that affect children.
Tampa Board Member Biography:
Rosemary Armstrong, Esq., of Tampa, is a founder of Crossroads For Florida Kids, Inc. and has chosen to focus her pro bono efforts on the legal needs of vulnerable children in Hillsborough County, FL. Her nonprofit organization trains and mentors pro bono attorneys to represent children in dependency and delinquency proceedings. Ms. Armstrong also serves as vice chair of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee and was the 2012 recipient of the statewide Tobias Simon Pro Bono Service Award.
About Florida’s Children First (FCF)
Florida’s Children First is the leading statewide child advocacy program, serving as “watchdog” agency, holding DCF and others accountable, and helping them do a better job at protecting the children who need their services. A nonprofit organization, FCF seeks meaningful and sustainable improvements in all child-serving systems, with a special emphasis on the foster care system. The organization is based in Coral Springs and has offices in Tampa and Jacksonville, and works all over the state.
MEDIA CONTACT: Michelle Friedman of Boardroom Communications
Office: 904-641-3226, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org