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    FORT WALTON BEACH, FL (September 15, 2020)– The Florida Association of Chamber Professionals (FACP) installed its 2020-2021 Board of Directors at their Annual Conference, held September 15-17, 2020 at The Island Hotel by RL in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. The Board of Directors is the governing body responsible for overseeing the operations of FACP, whose mission is to advance excellence in chamber management in the State of Florida.  
    Corydon “Cory” Skeates, JD, FCCP, IOM, President & CEO of the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce, replaced Elizabeth Spies, Vice President of the Destin Chamber of Commerce, as the Chairman of FACP.  As Chairman, Skeates will lead the board and oversee their direction in the coming year in providing development skills for professionals within the chamber of commerce industry.
    The 2020-2021 Board of Directors include:
    CHAIR:  Corydon “Cory” Skeates, JD, FCCP, IOM, Lakeland Chamber of Commerce
    CHAIR-ELECT: John Lai, Sanibel-Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce
    TREASURER: Tamara Fleischhaker, IOM, FCCP, Ocala/Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership
    PAST CHAIR: Elizabeth Spies, Destin Chamber of Commerce
    PRESIDENT/CEO: Tammy C. Bracewell, IOM, FCCP
    Cindy Brief, IOM, FCCP, Coral Springs Chamber of Commerce
    Steve Cannon, IOM, Greater Gainesville Chamber of Commerce
    Krista Compton Carter, IOM, West Orange Chamber of Commerce
    Debbie Connors, IOM, FCCP, Port Orange-South Daytona Chamber of Commerce
    Debbie Cotton, IOM, FCCP, Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce
    Michael Dalby, IOM, Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce
    Kim Dalglish, IOM, Manatee Chamber of Commerce
    Katie Worthington-Decker, IOM, Greater Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce
    Colleen DePasquale, IOM, Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce
    Ted Everett, Washington County Chamber of Commerce
    Kelly Flannery, FCCP, South Tampa Chamber of Commerce
    Tiffany Garling, Jackson County Chamber of Commerce
    Megan Harrison, Walton Area Chamber of Commerce
    Janet Kersey, CFEE, CDME, Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce
    Brittany Lamont, Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce
    Dan Lindblade, CAE, Ft. Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce
    Kristopher McLane, Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce
    Noel Martinez, Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce
    John Newstreet, IOM, FCCP, Kissimmee-Osceola County Chamber of Commerce
    Gaby Ortigoni, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando
    Amanda Patch, JAX Chamber
    Sarah Pearson, IOM, Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce
    Sam Ruiz, IOM, St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce
    Mark Wilson, CCE, Florida Chamber of Commerce
    Tracy Wilson, Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce
    Of these, the following will serve as Regional Chairs, with the purpose of representing the chambers of commerce within their designated area of Florida:
    Krista Carter, IOM, Central Region
    Debbie Connors, IOM, FCCP, East Central & Northeast Regions
    Colleen DePasquale, IOM, Southwest Region
    Tiffany Garling, Northwest Region
    Kelly Flannery, FCCP, West Central Region
    Dan Lindblade, CAE, Southeast Region
    For more information, visit www.facponline.com, or contact Tammy Bracewell at