Officers & Delegates 2019-2020

As of Oct. 11, 2019 (updated as necessary)

State Officers

Female co-chair:

• Robin Harris, (Central), cochairf@gpfl.org

Male co-chair:

• Samson LeBeau Kpadenou, (Palm Beach), cochairm@gpfl.org

Secretary:

• Steve Newman, (Brevard), secretary@gpfl.org

Recording Secretary:

• Rose Roby, (Pinellas), records@gpfl.org

Communications Secretary:

• Mark Patterson, (Palm Beach), communications@gpfl.org

Treasurer:

• Aaron Frost, (Palm Beach), treasurer@gpfl.org

Assistant Treasurer:

• Rogelio Perez Gonzalez, (Palm Beach), treasurer2@gpfl.org

Board of Trustees:

The Board of Trustees members consist of the seven officers and up to 9 additional members who are elected annually. They are responsible for making sure the party continues to grow and prosper, and fulfills all legal requirements. They help provide leadership and assistance with strategic planning. In 2019, the Board consists of the  officers listed above.

• Robin Harris
• Samson LeBeau Kpadenou
• Steve Newman
• Mark Patterson
• Rose Roby
• Aaron Frost
• Rogelio Perez Gonzalez

Spokespersons:

The Green Party of Florida has Spokespersons who act as contact persons for the media and are authorized to speak for the Party. We may also have individuals who are authorized to speak on a case-by-case basis relative to a particular event or issue:

• Robin Harris, (Orange), Oyaa4afrika@gmail.com
• Henry Lawrence, (Bay), hnlbicycle@yahoo.com
• Samson LeBeau Kpadenou, (Palm Beach), LeBeau@LeBeauK.com

State Coordinating Council:

The principal governing and decision-making body of the Green Party of Florida is the State CC.  Among its responsibilities are to provide vision, leadership and direction to the Party in the spirit and in the light of the Ten Key Values and to coordinate state-wide Green Party actions (political, issues, or electoral) between the several County Green Parties and Locals.

For list of Coordinating Committee Delegates, see our Affiliates page.

GPFL Outreach Committee:

• Chris Cordola, (St. Lucie), chriscor96c@aol.com
• Joel Fears, Jr., (Volusia), jvfears@fastmail.com
• John Debus, (St. Lucie) johnrdebus@gmail.com
• Robin Harris, (Central), oyaa4afrika@gmail.com
• Emine Dilek, (St. Lucie), eminedilek@ymail.com
• Steve Newman, (Brevard), dakinetrim@outlook.com
• Jeff Roby, (Pinellas), jeffroby@lifeinspice.com
• Cathy Gilbert, (Miami-Dade), catgil3.green@gmail.com
• Samson LeBeau Kpadenou, (Palm Beach), cochairm@gpfl.org

GPFL Web/Media Working Group:

• Aaron Frost
• Cathy Gilbert
• Samson LeBeau Kpadenou
• Jeff Roby
• Steve Newman

GPFL Platform & By-Laws Committee:

• Cathy Gilbert
• Samson LeBeau Kpadenou
• Steve Showen
• Robin Harris
• Jeff Roby
• Steve Newman
• Gayle Gorlewski

Delegates to the Green Party of the United States:

The GPFL delegation to the Green Party of the United States’ National Committee recently expanded from three to four, a testament to our successes in building the party here in Florida! This number can expand further as GPFL grows. Delegates are elected annually. Alternates are also elected in order to determine which persons would cast a vote when other Delegates are not able to do so.

• Maggie Gouldin
• Henry Lawrence
• Rogelio Perez Gonzalez
• Suzanne Touchton

Alternate delegate:
• Nick Ostermann

Observers to GPUS Delegate list:
• Cathy Gilbert
• Joel Fears
• Josh Pritchett

Members on GPUS Committees – 2019-2020:

Accreditation:
• Rose Roby
• Gayle Gorlewski

Animal Rights:
• Bonnie Redding
• Nick Ostermann
• Parry Donze

Bank and Monetary Reform:
• Gayle Gorlewski

Coordinated Campaign:
• Henry Lawrence

Eco-Action:
• Josh Pritchett
• Steve Newman

Media:
• Josh Pritchett

Merchandise:
• Jennifer Sullivan
• Rogelio Perez Gonzalez
• Steve Newman

Caucuses:

Black:
• Robin Harris

LatinX:
• Rogelio Perez Gonzalez

Lavender:
• Chris Cordola
• Nick Ostermann

Women:
• Jennifer Sullivan