Happy New Year and Happy New Board of Directors!  Introducing our fabulous new board for 2017.

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Front Row: Past President Elizabeth Zecca, VP of Programming Lynn Sciarrone, President and VP of Membership Marsha Koch, VP of Education Foundation Leah  Keitz FIFDA, VP of Events Beverly Stewart, Chapter Advisor Caroline Rogow.  Back Row: VP of Sponsorship Tom Daugherty, Treasurer Ted Perrella, Recording Secretary and VP of Communications Vicki Kirsner.

Not shown but attending: Our newest board member and VP of Visual Media John Stillman  (John was taking the photographs!)

Not shown:  Attending via phone; VP of Future Directions/Marketing Carolyn Bado, VP of Social Media Laurie Planamento.  Not present: VP of Hospitality Sylvia Wallace.

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Bev Stewart gives outgoing President Elizabeth Zecca a token of our appreciation and card with messages of gratitude and good wishes.

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Leah Keitz, FIFDA, shares some thoughts and praise for a job well done.

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We think Elizabeth loves her new gold bracelet.  It will be a remembrance of how much we appreciate her service to our IFDA Florida Chapter.

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We share a  toast of bubbly to welcome in the New Year and the new board.

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We make sure everyone gets in on the clinking of the glasses.

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Then it is back to business as our new President Marsha Koch presides over the balance of the meeting.

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We have so many exciting plans for the new year starting with a brainstorming session with Mike Peterson of Luxe Magazine and a Cocktails and Connections hosted by Chapter Sponsor Hessler Paint and Decorating.

We also offer congratulations to Caroline Rogow for her new position on our National Board as Chairman of The Education Foundation and to Laurie Planamento as Treasurer Elect of the IFDA National Board!

We wish much success to our outgoing President Elizabeth as she embarks on a new and exciting career opportunity!

Wishing you all an abundance of Good Health, Prosperity and Peace in the year to come.

Happy New Year!