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Council

A partnership involving more than 25 local and regional economic development organizations and 14 community colleges, the Council is co-chaired by the presidents of the University of Central Florida (UCF), the University of South Florida (USF) and the University of Florida (UF). The Council includes the presidents of two of the state colleges and representatives of high tech industry appointed by the co-chairs.

This board of advisors brings the individual experience and background of members to provide guidance to the Council as it seeks to carry out its mission.

Co-Chairs

Dr. Dale Whittaker

President
University of Central Florida

Dr. Judy L. Genshaft 

President
University of South Florida

President Kent Fuchs
Dr. W. Kent Fuchs

President
University of Florida

Council Members

Sue Washer
Sue Washer

CEO
Applied Genetic Technologies Corp.

Raymond G. “Duke” Duquette
Raymond G. “Duke” Duquette

President & General Manager
CAE USA Military Simulation & Training

Sara Hale
Sara Hale

Co-Founder & Managing Partner
CoastalCloud Graphene Consulting

Carol Craig
Carol Craig

Founder & CEO
Craig Technologies

David Robinson
David Robinson

President
DSM Technology Consultants

Harry Sideris

State President
Duke Energy

Dr. James Richey

President
Eastern Florida State College

Daryl Holt
Daryl Holt

Vice President
Electronic Arts Tiburon

Dr. Dwayne McCay

President
Florida Institute of Technology

 

Dr. Randy Avent

President
Florida Polytechnic University

H. Lee Moffitt, P.A.
H. Lee Moffitt, P.A.

Former Speaker, Florida House of Representatives
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

 

Thomas Campbell

Director of Innovation, Space and Intelligence Systems
Harris Corporation

George Gordon

Executive Director
Healthbox Florida

Timothy L. Main
Timothy L. Main

Chairman of the Board of Directors
Jabil Circuit Inc.

Jim Jardon

CEO
JHT Inc.

Paul Grimes

Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Leidos Engineering

Paul Lemmo

Vice President of Fire Control and Special Operations Contractor Logistics Support Services
Lockheed Martin

Scott Faris
Scott Faris

CEO
Micro Vapor Devices

Geary A. Havran
Geary A. Havran

President
NDH Medical Inc.

Dr. Timothy Beard

President
Pasco Hernando State College

Beverly J. Seay
Beverly J. Seay

University of Central Florida Board of Trustees

Captain Erik Etz, USN

USN Commanding Officer
(Advisory Member)
Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD)

Randolph E. Berridge
Randolph E. Berridge

Founding President
Florida High Tech Corridor Council Inc.

Ed Schons

President
Florida High Tech Corridor Council Inc.

Council Members Emeritus

Dr. John C. Hitt 
Dr. John C. Hitt

President (Retired)
University of Central Florida
and Co-chair Emeritus
Florida High Tech Corridor Council

 

Owen Wentworth
Owen Wentworth

Chair (Retired)
AT&T Management Council

Joan H. Schirm
Joan H. Schirm

President (Retired)
Geotechnical & Environmental Consultants Inc.

Richard A. Nunis
Richard A. Nunis

President
New Business Solutions Inc.

George Mezo
George Mezo

Senior Director (Retired)
Oracle Corporation

Dr. Peter T. Panousis
Dr. Peter T. Panousis

Emeritus Dean
College of Sciences
University of Central Florida

General Stephen Seay
General Stephen Seay

U.S. Army (Retired)