Board of Directors

  • Stacey Hoaglund

    President

    Stacey is a parent of a young man with autism, certified mediator, educational advocate with Family Network on Disabilities, past-editor of The Autism Notebook Magazine and statewide coordinator for Partners in Policymaking.

  • Ven Sequenzia

    President Emeritus

    Currently, Ven is a board member of the Autism Society of Florida, Inc. (ASF), a statewide organization since 1998. He served as its president for 18 years. ASF focuses on advocacy, education and support...

  • Christine Goulbourne

    Vice President

    Christine is a parent of a child with autism and has served as an advocate for members of the disability community for over ten years.  Christine believes firmly in increasing student achievement with effective...

  • Teresa Becerra

    Executive Director

    Teresa is the current Executive Director of the Autism Society of Florida and she is the past President of the Autism Society of Miami-Dade.

  • Jill Morrison

    Secretary

    Jill Morrison is a wife and mother of three including twin teenage boys with autism. She works as an independent contractor for Orange County Public Schools ESE Parent Support Team, providing training and support...

  • Robert Demaria

    Treasurer

    Autism Society of Fl. Past President-Autism Society-Miami Chapter Past Board Member-Miami Chapter Past Board Member CARD-NSU/Miami Co Chair. of the “Over 21 Club”, a social program for adults on the Autism Spectrum.

  • Ann Reynolds

    Ann has served on various autism boards and school advisory councils over the past 20 years.  She is the parent of a young adult with autism and currently facilitates the Suncoast Autism Social Group for...

  • Jill Hill

    Jill@autismfl.com

  • John Miller

    John Miller was born in Montreal, Quebec in 1968.  During his childhood he worked hard to overcome many academic and social obstacles. He decided to get a Master‘s in Special Education to help young...

  • Kendra Leska

    Kendra is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor who has been working with individuals and families who have disabilities for over 20 years. During that time, she has been actively involved in the disability and autism...

  • Dr. Karlyn G. Emile

    Dr. Emile currently serves as the Director of the Special Olympics Florida Healthy Community where she developed various programs to help promote the health and well-being of individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities

  • Sandra Mike

    Sandra lives in the Melbourne area of Florida and is a member of the AAPC which has allowed her to work from home full time as a clinical investigator.

  • Kelly Busch

    Kelly Busch is the mother of three children, two young adult daughters and a young teen son with with autism. She has held numerous committee positions including chairperson of the Broward County Autism Committee

  • Evangeline Vergo

    Evangeline is a graduate of Partners in Policymaking. She leads a support group for parents of kids with special needs in Orlando.