Rev. Priscilla Felisky Whitehead | President
Carl E. Goldfarb, Esq. | Vice President
Carl Goldfarb’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, often involving antitrust, intellectual property, or unfair competition claims, both in trial courts and on appeal. He also specializes in class action litigation, regularly representing plaintiffs and defendants.
Carl is also co-lead counsel in the firm’s pro bono representation of Florida children seeking to enforce federal Medicaid rights in federal court. The district court in that case certified a class of more than 1.5 million children enrolled in or eligible for Medicaid in Florida. The bench trial commenced December 7, 2009 and is expected to continue for a number of months in a series of periodic trial settings.
Carl is fluent in Spanish and has significant experience in litigation that has a nexus to Latin America. He holds both a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Juris Doctorate from Yale University.
William Sancho| Secretary
William Sancho heads the regional client development efforts at White & Case LLP’s Miami office. With 38 offices in 26 countries, White & Case is a leading global law firm.
Prior to joining White & Case, Mr. Sancho served as the co-founder and Vice President of Look Worldwide, Inc. and 365 Promotions, Inc., both marketing and media consultancies whose clients included AOL, The Miami Herald, The New York Daily News, and Apple Plastics.
Mr. Sancho’s marketing career began as a collegiate representative for IBM at the Florida State University, and has since included entrepreneurial and corporate experience in business development, marketing and sales management. Past clients include: Citibank, Nestlé, The Weather Channel, and Unilever.
In 1999, Mr. Sancho received Hispanic Business Magazine’s Entrepreneur Spirit Award and he has been featured in a number of publications, including The New York Times, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post.
Ilaria Pezzatini | Treasurer
Cristina Dominguez, Esq. | At-Large
David Barbeito, CPA
Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC
Jacqueling Becerra, Esq.
Global-Local Links Project
John De Leon, Esq.
Chavez & De Leon, PA
Kimberly Green, PhD.
Green Family Foundation
Asst. Professor, Communications
Norma Kipnis Wilson
David Lawrence Jr.
The Early Childhood Initiative Foundation
University Scholar for Early Childhood Development and Readiness
Janet R. McAliley
Past President, FIAC
Former Member, Miami-Dade County School Board
Nilda R. Pedrosa
Former Chief of Staff, Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart
Former Senior Policy Advisor, U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez
President, The Hamilton Group
Jose Sepulveda, Esq.
Stearns, Weaver, Miller, Weissler, Alhadeff & Sitterson
Peter Upton, Esq.
Law Office of Peter Upton
Jurg O. Zundel, Esq.
Counsel, Caterpillar Inc.
Cesar L. Alvarez, Esq.
Executive Chairman, Greenberg Traurig
Alberto R. Cardenas, Esq.
Tew Cardenas LLP
Former National Chairman, CPAC
Edouard Duval Carrié
Internationally acclaimed Haitian artist
Hodding Carter III
Retired President/CEO, The Knight Foundation
Academy Award-winning Director
The Honorable Daniel Robert “Bob” Graham
Former U.S. Senator
Former Governor of Florida
José Pedro Greer, M.D.
Assistant Dean & Department Chair, FIU
2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom Honoree
Owner, Books & Books
Sr. Jeanne O’Laughlin, O.P.
Former President, Barry University
Eduardo Padrón, Ph.D.
President, Miami Dade College