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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 | Peter L. Bermont, Bermont Advisory Group of Raymond James, Coral Gables
Immediate Past Chair | Michele Kessler, Palm Beach
President & CEO | Dolores Sukhdeo, South Florida PBS
Vice Chair/Chair-Elect | Michael J. Zinner, M.D., The Miami Cancer Institute, Miami
Vice Chair | Susan M. Mansolillo, Community Care Plan, Fort Lauderdale
Vice Chair | Kathryn Vecellio, Palm Beach
Secretary | Nicholas Perricone, M.D., Out of State
Treasurer | Paul J. DiMare, Sr., Homestead


SOUTH FLORIDA PBS OPERATING BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Sandy Batchelor, The Batchelor Foundation, Miami
Fred Berens, Wells Fargo Advisors, 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
Harvey A. Goldman, Miami
David L. Jaffe, Ph.D., Lynn University, Boca Raton
Leonard Klorfine, Palm Beach
Lisa Mendelson, Miami
David C. Prather, Esq., Clark, Fountain, LaVista, Prather & Littky-Rubin, LLP West Palm Beach
Handel R. Robinson, M.D., Miller Medical School, Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale
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, Kathryn Vecellio, Palm Beach
Irving Bolotin, Coral Gables
Paul J. DiMare, Sr., Homestead
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, Peter L. Bermont, Bermont Advisory Group of Raymond James, Coral Gables
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 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Chair, David L. Jaffe, Lynn University, Boca Raton
Susan M. Mansolillo, Community Care Plan, 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, Peter L. Bermont, Bermont Advisory Group of Raymond James, Coral Gables
Ex-Officio, Dolores Sukhdeo, President & CEO, South Florida PBS


COMMUNITY ADVISORY BOARD (SOUTH)

Robert Boo
Michele Cabrera
Dan Hardie
Leonie Hermantin
Rebekah Lengel
Kate MacMillin
Shaikh Shafayat Mohamed
Dario Philippe
Bill Teck


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