Board of Trustees

Charles Harrison, President of the Board

Rebecca Williams, Trustee

Terri Johnson, Treasurer/Secretary

Sam DeNome, Trustee

Steve O’Steen, Trustee

Robert Petschow, Trustee

Waylon B. Moore, Trustee


















To act as a voting member of the board, with full authority and responsibility to develop policies, procedures, and regulations for the operation of the organization. Members will monitor the organization’s financial health, programs

and overall performance, and provide the chief executive officer with the resources to meet the needs of those the organization serves.

The Full Board’s Responsibilities:

  • Establish Policy

  • Hire and evaluate the Executive Director

  • Assist Development Department in securing funding for the organization

  • Monitor finances

  • Create and update a long-range plan for the organization

  • Select and support the organization’s board officers and periodically review their performances

  • Adopt key operating policies and procedures and approve contracts as appropriate

Individual Board Member Duties:

  • Attend all board meetings and activities, including special events and board retreats

  • Become knowledgeable about the organization

  • Come to board meetings well prepared and well informed about issues on the agenda

  • Contribute to meetings by expressing point of view

  • Consider other points of view, make constructive suggestions, and help the board make decisions that benefit those the organization serves

  • Serve on at least one committee

  • Represent organization to individuals, the public and other organizations

  • Support the organization through a personal financial contribution*

  • Assume board leadership roles when asked

  • Keep the Executive Director informed about any concerns the community has

Board Members may be contacted via the Human Development Center, Inc.


To leave a phone message, please call Nicole Smith at 872-6250, ext. 106

or write to:

-Board Member Name-

c/o Human Development Center, Inc.

3809 North Tampa Street~ Tampa, FL 33603