STEERING COMMITTEE

Each one of our steering committee members is a leader in the community who has committed substantial financial support and time to the organization to support the organization's efforts in providing legal services for the nation's undocumented community. 

Monsignor Franklyn Casale
President, 
St. Thomas University

Paul DiMare 
President, 
DiMare Distribution

Cheryl Little
Executive Director, 
Americans for
Immigrant Justice

Michelle Ortiz
Deputy Director,
Americans for
Immigrant Justice

Aaron Podhurst
Founder,
Podhurst Orseck, P.A.

Fernand Amandi
Managing Partner,
Bendixen & Amandi

Joe Arriola
Chairman of Public Health Trust, 
Jackson Memorial Hospital

Maria Rodriguez
Executive Director,
Florida Immigrant Coalition (FLIC)

Samantha Hoare
Executive Director,
Teach for America (Miami-Dade)

Constance Fernandez       Trustee,
Ransom Everglades and
St. Thomas University

Jackie Becerra
Partner,
Greenberg Traurig

Rudy Fernandez
V.P Community & Government Relations, University of Miami

Mark Blank
Director,
Miami Children's Hospital Research Institute

Claudia Puig
Senior VP &
General Manager,

Univision

Ray Allen
Former Professional Basketball Player

Stephanie Rakofsky
Former Director of Social Work, Care Coordination, and Counseling,
South Miami Hospital

Leonardo Suarez

Regional Controller,

The Related Group

Didi Bertrand

Medical Anthropologist,

Global Health and Human Rights Advocate

Julio Frenk
President,
University of Miami

Diana Brooks
Co-CEO,
VS/Brooks

Vance Aloupis
CEO, 
Children's Movement of Florida

Freddy Balsera
Founder & CEO,
Balsera Communications

Ron Insana      
CNBC Reporter

Josie Bacallao
President & CEO, 
Hispanic Unity of Florida

Joe Natoli
Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer,
Baptist Health South Florida

Bob Martinez
Senior Policy Advisor, 
Holland & Knight's Public Policy & Regulation Practice Group

Jessica Sanchez

Owner

LOBA Restaurant