Volunteer Leadership

Our Affiliate is proud to be supported by a core group of volunteer leaders who share their time and talent serving on Board Committees.

Communications Committee

The role of the Communications Committee is to plan and implement broad based communications strategies and support to the Affiliate’s mission and resource development efforts and initiatives, as well as to promote and support the Komen brand, promise and key messages.

Amy Kabcenell, Chair
Sarah Marmion
Cyndi Young-Aruda
Shari MacLachlan

Development Committee

The role of the Development Committee is to provide leadership in the formulation and implementation of a comprehensive resource development program to support the Affiliate’s mission and operating financial needs.

Michael Becker
Karen List
Linda Tanner
Constance F. Chiara

Governance Committee

The role of the Governance Committee is to provide ongoing review and recommendations to enhance the quality and future viability of the Board of Directors. The Committee develops and implements steps to provide the Board with development and educational opportunities, develops and implements a mechanism to recruit and vet new Board members, and makes recommendations for Board leadership roles.


Mission Committee

The role of the Mission Committee is the development and oversight of the Strategic Mission Initiatives Plan, which aligns all mission programs, including education, grants, and advocacy.

Michele Donahue
Joel Namer
Jane Herring-Choate
Susan Lander
Dr. Marilyn Raymond

Race Planning Committee

The role of the Race Planning Committee is to provide community leadership for, and to ensure community engagement in, the planning and implementation of this signature Affiliate event, the Susan G. Komen South Florida Race for the Cure®.

Lynn Levy, Chair
Karen List
Connie Canitano
Michele Donahue
Joel Namer