[ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. July 27, 2017] – The Florida Federation of Business & Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc. (BPW/FL), one of the oldest organizations for working women, announces its 2017-2018 Executive Committee.
Alizza Punzalan-Randle, community engagement manager for Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, was named President of BPW/FL. She is a 15-year member of BPW and a past president of BPW/St. Petersburg-Pinellas. Joining Punzalan-Randle on the BPW/FL Executive Committee are:
- Secretary Dorothy Baudry, a certified spiritual director, traditional Usui Reiki Master and massage therapist candidate. She is a 4-year member of BPW and serves as the current president of BPW/Hernando.
- Treasurer Helen Igar, a partner at Janssen & Igar, CPAs. Helen is a 5-year member of BPW and a past treasurer of BPW/St. Petersburg-Pinellas.
- Council of Presidents Delegate Jacqueline Hayman, a regional training manager at Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association. Jacqueline is a 2-year member of BPW and past president of BPW/Halifax.
- Parliamentarian Sheila Barry-Oliver, Ed.D., who is retired from a career in information technology, management consulting and higher education. She is a 38-year member of BPW, having served as president of BPW/VA and chair of the BPW[USA] Foundation Board of Trustees. She is a past president of BPW/St. Petersburg-Pinellas, currently serving as president-elect.
- Business Manager Cory Adler, executive director of the 2020 Plan, which aims to reduce poverty in South St. Petersburg by 30% by 2020. Cory is a 19-year member of BPW and past president of BPW/St. Petersburg-Pinellas.
The Florida Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs (BPW/FL), recognized as one of the oldest organizations for working women, is committed to achieving equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education and information. More than 350 women and men retain membership in one of 15 chapters or have at-large status in BPW/FL, which focuses its statewide legislative platform on four areas: (1) equality for all, (2) economic equity, opportunity and self-sufficiency, (3) the environment and (4) health care. We build powerful women professionally, personally and politically. For more information, visit www.BPWFL.org.