Community Tampa Bay’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce it has selected Tammy Briant Spratling to serve as Executive Director effective September 9, 2019. Briant Spratling comes to Community Tampa Bay with an extensive background in non-profit education as well as diversity and inclusion initiatives. She is a civil rights scholar and has taught diversity and inclusion seminars across the nation. She has over a decade of experience in non-profit education administration and was Assistant Dean of Students at Stetson University College of Law. She teaches a course on the Modern Civil Rights Movement at Stetson Law and teaches education law at the University of South Florida.
“I am elated to join Community Tampa Bay, an organization whose positive impact in our community lives in the souls of the scores of young and experienced people who have been transformed by its powerful programming,” states Briant Spratling. “Community Tampa Bay’s vision of a world free of discrimination aligns with my personal value system. I look forward to bringing my unique personal and professional lived experience to implementing Community Tampa Bay’s mission of cultivating leaders who are empowered to eliminate discrimination, prejudice and bias from our society.”
“We are beyond excited to have Tammy Briant Spratling join the CTB team. She brings a passion, professionalism, and significant leadership that will serve our organization well.”
The mission of Community Tampa Bay is to cultivate inclusive leaders to change communities through dialogue and cross-cultural interactions. CTB specializes in creating programming that values diversity, inclusion, and engagement across aspects of social identity. Programs such as ANYTOWN and Advocacy Academy develop inclusive leaders who empower each other to realize a shared vision of a community free from all forms of discrimination. To learn more about Community Tampa Bay, please visit the organization’s website at www.communitytampabay.org.
(Note to media: To arrange an interview about Community Tampa Bay’s new Executive Director or to learn more about the organization’s mission, call 727-568-9333.)