Staff & Board

Farmworkers Association of Florida
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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the Farmworker Association of Florida is elected every five years during the FWAF statewide General Assembly. Delegates to the General Assembly are selected by the members of the local leadership committees or chapters in each area. The delegates then elect the members of the Board to reflect the demographic composition of and to represent and report back to their specific local community.

Staff

  • ELVIA ZAMORA –  Administrator

  • SONYA YOUNG Financial Officer
  • DAVID CRUMP – Grant Writer

Area Coordinators/Organizers

  • ANTONIA AGUIRRE  Pierson Area Coordinator and Organizer; former farmworker

  • YESICA RAMIREZ Apopka Area Organizer; former farmworker

  • MARIA MARTINEZ Fellsmere Area Coordinator and Organizer; former farmworker
  • MARIA CARMONA Immokalee Area Coordinator and Organizer

  • MARIA BARRAGAN  Homestead Area Organizer; former farmworker

  • CLAUDIA GONZALEZ Homestead Area Organizer; former farmworker

Program Coordinators

  • ANTONIO TOVAR Interim General Coordinator | Principal Investigator, Community-based Participatory Research Projects with Academic Institutions

  • JEANNIE ECONOMOS Coordinator, Pesticide Safety and Environmental Health Project
  • GRISELDA PAYNE  Coordinator, Sisters / Compañeras Program

Other Staff ~ Full & Part-Time

  • Edward Castillo – Computer Technician

  • Ivonne Moreno – Front Desk Receptionist, Apopka

  • Blanca Valentin – Campesinos’ Gardens, Fellsmere

  • Nezahualcoyotl Xiuhtecutli – Research Coordinator

  • Jasmine Avila – Campesinos’ Gardens, Pierson

  • Jean Luckner Millien – Haitian Organizer, Apopka

  • Benita Lozano – Community Health Worker, Immokalee

By DALE FINLEY SLONGWHITE

FED UP

THE HIGH COSTS OF CHEAP FOOD

“The Lake Apopka survivors are claiming justice, and their plight, long-time forgotten, is beginning to resonate across international borders.” — Chela Vazquez, Campaign Coordinator, Pesticide Action Network North America
Published by the University Press of Florida.

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