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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 | Susan M. Mansolillo, Community Care Plan, Fort Lauderdale

Vice Chair | Kathryn Vecellio, Palm Beach

Vice Chair | Michael J. Zinner, M.D., The Miami Cancer Institute, Miami


SOUTH FLORIDA PBS OPERATING BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Sandy Batchelor, The Batchelor Foundation, Miami

Fred Berens, Wells Fargo Advisors, Miami

Irving Bolotin, Coral Gables

Thomasina Caporella, Plantation

Mark W. Cook, Royal Palm Management, Palm Beach

Paul J. DiMare, Sr., Homestead

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

Ellen F. Liman, Palm Beach

Lisa Mendelson, Miami

Nicholas Perricone, M.D., Out of State

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, Rauch, Weaver, Norfleet, Kurtz & Co., Fort Lauderdale

Essie Yates, M.D., Yates Institute of Plastic Surgery, Fort Lauderdale


SOUTH FLORIDA FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Chair, Peter L. Bermont, Bermont Advisory Group of Raymond James, Coral Gables

Irving Bolotin, Coral Gables

Paul J. DiMare, Sr., Homestead

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, Michele Kessler, Palm Beach

Ex-Officio, Dolores Sukhdeo, President & CEO, South Florida PBS/WPBT2 & WXEL


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, Laurie Silvers, Hollywood.com, Boca Raton

David L. Jaffe, Lynn University, Boca Raton

Richard W. Morgner, Jefferies & Company, New York

Dwight Stephenson, D. Stephenson Construction, Inc., Fort Lauderdale

Ex-Officio, Michele Kessler, Palm Beach

Ex-Officio, Dolores Sukhdeo, President & CEO, South Florida PBS/WPBT2 & WXEL


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

Annie P. Hill

Maxine Pierson

Phillip Major

Phillip Mrozinski

Ronald Silverman