Board Of Directors

EXECUTIVE BOARD

Chair

TOM KOSKI

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.”

Stuart Henderson

STUART HENDERSON

Vice Chair

“In my education and career, I have been surrounded by wonderful mentors; caring people who empowered me to see a possible future and believe it could come true. As an architect, I design buildings that celebrate life, but it’s even more fulfilling to help shape and form someone’s life in a positive way.”

BRITT RINER

Secretary

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.

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.

Board Of Directors

CATHI CLARK BELL

“When I began volunteering at an Education Foundation fundraiser 12 years ago, I experienced how important the Education Foundation was to the schools. Being on the board, I am able to take my passion and help impact one of Sarasota County’s best resources, a superior education that will prepare our students for the adult challenges ahead.”

Dorian Bizeau

DORIAN BIZEAU

Student Board Member - Dorian is a proud senior at Booker High School.

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.

Mark-Elliot Finley

MARK-ELLIOT FINLEY

Student Board Member - Mark-Elliot is a proud senior at Sarasota Military Academy.

TRICIA FULTON

“Education has the power to change lives and create futures that have yet to be imagined. It is such a privilege to be able to guide the Education Foundation of Sarasota County as it works collaboratively with schools and community partners to raise the bar for our students and teachers.”

Linda Jellison

LINDA JELLISON

Sue Keating

SUE KEATING

Lisl Liang

LISL LIANG

President and CEO, SRQ Magazine

Alok Sharma

ALOK SHARMA

Dr. Alok Sharma is the Chief Executive Officer of MobileNerd, cloud based SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) company that delivers virtual computing environments for education, training and distance learning applications with the objective of optimizing IT infrastructure and eliminating Digital Divide.