Board Of Directors

EXECUTIVE BOARD

BRITT RINER

Chair

Britt Riner has extensive experience in advising non-profit and for-profit entities focusing on strategic planning, marketing, and organization design needs. She believes strong civic engagement is essential to a flourishing democratic republic and credits this unparalleled community as her "launchpad" for life and enjoys strengthening its resources for other children.

Chair

TOM KOSKI

Immediate Past Chair

“There is nothing wrong in this world that can’t be fixed with a great education. The Education Foundation of Sarasota County helps our terrific school system graduate well-rounded, high-achieving young adults. I enjoy the work of giving these exceptional young men and women the opportunity to live up to their potential when they transition from their challenging academic lives and become active members of our global family.”

Lisl Liang

LISL LIANG

Vice Chair

Lisl Liang is an entrepreneur who contributes her expertise in strategic media communications, marketing, and business and brand development. Liang co-founded SRQ Media in 1997 to bring an urban, cosmopolitan media sensibility to the creative coast of Florida with the launch of the monthly city regional flagship publication, SRQ Magazine.

Juan Villaveces

JUAN VILLAVECES

Treasurer

Juan Villaveces is Board Certified in Real Estate Law. His practice focuses on all aspects of commercial and residential real estate. Before joining the law firm, he worked as manager of operations and in-house counsel for a national software company recognized by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States.

Linda Jellison

LINDA JELLISON

Secretary

Board Of Directors

Asim Chauhan

ASIM CHAUHAN

Asim Chauhan is a well-known pioneer in the software, technology outsourcing and digital media industries for over 25 years. Asim has been instrumental in establishing numerous ground-breaking technology companies in diverse sectors such as professional services outsourcing, neural networks technology, risk assessment and compliance, incident reporting and management.

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MICHAEL FELTOVIC

Student Board Representative

Michael is a proud student at Riverview High School.

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NANCY HARRIS

STEPHANIE HAWKINS

Student Board Representative

Stephanie is a proud student at North Port High School. 

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KENT HAYES

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WILLIAM "BJ" IVEY

Teacher Board Representative

William "BJ" Ivey is a history and AP Psychology teacher at Riverview High School. When not teaching, he can be found in the gymnasium serving as the school's head basketball coach. As a graduate of Riverview High, BJ has extensive knowledge of and passion for his school community. He feels his job as an educator is to encourage, inspire and motivate his students. BJ was the 2017 High School Teacher of the Year and overall Sarasota County Teacher of the Year.