FLA 2023-2024 Board of Directors



Douglas Crane 
Palm Beach County Library System


Vice President/President-Elect

Jorge Perez
Informational and Instructional Services Librarian
University of Miami




Kelly Bohannan-Caudel
Assistant Branch Manager
Seminole County Public Library System




Nancy Fredericks
Libraries Administrator
Pasco County Library System

Liaison to the Conference Planning Committee


Region 1 Director

Sheldon Burke
Librarian, Supervisor
Broward County Library

Liaison to the Communications Committee


 2 Director

Sonya Chapa
Assistant Coordinator / Librarian
Okeechobee County Public Library

Liaison to the Professional Development Committee


Region 3 Director

Stacie Larson
Maitland Public Library

Liaison to the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA) Committee


Region 4 Director

Hasina Akhter
Systems Librarian
Pasco County Libraries 

Liaison to the Advocacy and Legislative Committee


Region 5 Director

Holly Albanese
Chief of Special Projects/Library Director
Flagler County Public Library

Liaison to the Awards & Honors Committee


Region 6 Director

Pamela Monroe
Library Director
LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library System

Liaison to the Membership Development Committee


Immediate Past President

Shane Roopnarine
Subject Librarian
University of Central Florida

Liaison to the Intellectual Freedom Committee



Amy Johnson
Division of Library & Information Services


ALA Councilor

Edenia Hernandez
Library Director
North Miami Beach Public Library


Advocacy & Legislative Committee Chair 

Winona Patterson
Volunteer Coordinator
Palm Harbor Library




Representative from University of South Florida

Natalie Greene Taylor, PhD
Associate Professor
MLIS Program Director
School of Information
University of South Florida  


Representative from Florida
State University

Leila Gibradze
Association Librarian
Florida State University,
Goldstein Library