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CEO, DOLORES SUKHDEO

Dolores Sukhdeo serves as the President & CEO of South Florida PBS, the merged organization that brings together WPBT2 and WXEL to represent the 7th largest TV market in the United States. In 1998, Dolores joined WPBT2 as Vice President for Facilities Services where she was responsible for the for-profit activities. She was promoted to Station Manager in 2002 and to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in 2003.

Ms. Sukhdeo began her television career in 1990 at the international newsgathering division of Disney/ABC News Inc. - Worldwide Television News in New York, NY, where she worked her way through the ranks from Sales Assistant to Regional Executive for the USA & Latin America. During her tenure at Worldwide Television News, she managed large scale news events including the Oklahoma City bombing, Olympics coverage, presidential elections and the United Nations 50th Anniversary.

Ms. Sukhdeo is currently a Board Member of the America’s Public Television Stations (APTS); Member, The Strategic Forum; Member, NSU Levan Ambassadors Board; Immediate Past Chair for Florida Public Media, a statewide consortium of Florida public television and radio stations; and Past President of the International Women’s Forum (IWF) Florida; Additionally, she is past Chair of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce (GMCC) Nonprofit Business Committee, and of the GMCC Creative Industries Committee.

Ms. Sukhdeo earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish Literature from Columbia University and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Miami.

Dolores Sukhdeo

SOUTH FLORIDA PBS OFFICERS

Chair | Michael J. Zinner, M.D., The Miami Cancer Institute, Miami
Immediate Past Chair | Peter L. Bermont, Bermont Advisory Group of Raymond James, Coral Gables
President & CEO | Dolores Sukhdeo, South Florida PBS
Vice Chair | Harvey A. Goldman , Miami
Vice Chair | Handel R. Robinson, M.D., Miller Medical School, Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale
Vice Chair | David C. Prather, Clark, Fountain, LaVista, Prather & Littky-Rubin, LLP, West Palm Beach


SOUTH FLORIDA PBS OPERATING BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Sandy Batchelor, The Batchelor Foundation, Miami
Fred Berens, Oppenheimer & Co., Inc., Miami
Irving Bolotin, Coral Gables
Mark W. Cook, Royal Palm Management, Palm Beach
Margaret Eidson, M.D., Miami
George T. Elmore, Hardrives, Inc., Delray Beach
David L. Jaffe, Ph.D., Lynn University, Boca Raton
Leonard Klorfine, Palm Beach
Susan M. Mansolillo, Community Care Plan, Fort Lauderdale 
Lisa Mendelson, Miami
Daniel E. Ponton, Club Colette, Palm Beach
Laurie Silvers, Hollywood.com, Boca Raton
Charles M. Tatelbaum, Tripp Scott, P.A., Fort Lauderdale
George W. Weaver, Weaver Morrison Commercial Real Estate, Fort Lauderdale
Essie Yates, M.D., Yates Institute of Plastic Surgery, Fort Lauderdale


SOUTH FLORIDA FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Chair | Lisa Mendelson, Miami
Peter L. Bermont, Bermont Advisory Group of Raymond James, Coral Gables
Irving Bolotin, Coral Gables
Paul J. DiMare, Sr., Coral Gables
Margaret Eidson, M.D., Miami 
Harvey A. Goldman, Miami
David L. Jaffe, Lynn University, Boca Raton
David C. Prather, Clark, Fountain, LaVista, Prather & Littky-Rubin, LLP West Palm Beach
Laurie Silvers, Hollywood.com, Boca Raton
Ex-Officio |Michael J. Zinner, M.D., The Miami Cancer Institute, Miami
Ex-Officio |Dolores Sukhdeo, President & CEO, South Florida PBS


LIFE DIRECTORS

Jorge A. Arguelles
Robert G. Baal
William F. Cooper
Anthony C. Krayer, III
David Rich
Herbert A. Tobin


COMTEL, INC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Chair | David L. Jaffe, Lynn University, Boca Raton
Peter L. Bermont, Bermont Advisory Group of Raymond James, Coral Gables
Susan M. Mansolillo, Fort Lauderdale
Richard W. Morgner, Jefferies & Company, New York
Laurie Silvers, Hollywood.com, Boca Raton
Dwight Stephenson, D. Stephenson Construction, Inc., Fort Lauderdale
Essie Yates, M.D., Yates Institute of Plastic Surgery, Fort Lauderdale
Ex-Officio | Michael J. Zinner, M.D., The Miami Cancer Institute, Miami
Ex-Officio | Dolores Sukhdeo, President & CEO, South Florida PBS


HEALTH CHANNEL HOLDINGS, INC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Peter L. Bermont, Bermont Advisory Group of Raymond James, Coral Gables
Michele Kessler, Palm Beach
Handel R. Robinson, M.D., Miller Medical School, Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale
Laurie Silvers, Hollywood.com, Boca Raton
Essie Yates, M.D., Yates Institute of Plastic Surgery, Fort Lauderdale 
Ex-Officio, Michael J. Zinner, M.D., The Miami Cancer Institute, Miami
Ex-Officio | Dolores Sukhdeo, President & CEO, South Florida PBS


COMMUNITY ADVISORY BOARD (SOUTH)

Bill Teck
Michele Cabrera
Robert Boo
Lilliam Martinez-Bustos
Rebekah Lengel
Shaikh Shafayat Mohamed
Jodi Tobin
Dr. Cherison Cuffy


COMMUNITY ADVISORY BOARD (North)

Anthony Newbold
William Gillers
Clarice T. Davis
Charles Gaulkin
Maxine Pierson
Phillip Mrozinski
Ronald Silverman
Serena Spates
Joseph Bettag
Dr. N’Quavah R. Velazquez