CEO, DOLORES SUKHDEO

Dolores Sukhdeo currently serves as the President & CEO of South Florida PBS (WPBT2 and WXEL). Dolores runs the day-to-day operations for both stations, acts as on-air fundraiser and leads the executive team including the COO, CFO, Executive Vice President, and Vice Presidents of Content & Community Partnerships, Development, Membership & Marketing, and Engineering.

In 1998, Dolores joined the staff of WPBT2 in Miami as Vice President for Facilities Services where she was responsible for the for-profit activities. She was promoted to Station Manager in 2002 and to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in 2003.

Dolores Sukhdeo began her television career in 1990 at the international newsgathering division of Disney/ABC News Inc.--Worldwide Television News in New York, NY, where she worked her way through the ranks from Sales Assistant to Regional Executive for the USA & Latin America. During her tenure at Worldwide Television News, she managed large scale news events including the Oklahoma bombing, Olympics, Presidential Elections and United Nations 50th Anniversary.

Dolores earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish Literature from Columbia University and also a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Miami.

Dolores is President of FPBS, the Association of Public Television and Radio Stations in Florida. She is immediate past President of the International Women’s Forum of Florida. She is a past chair of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Nonprofit Business Committee and a past chair of the GMCC Creative Industries Committee. She also served on the Professional Leadership Council for FIU’s School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

Dolores Sukhdeo

SOUTH FLORIDA PBS OFFICERS


President & CEO, Dolores Sukhdeo, South Florida PBS/WPBT2 & WXEL

Chair, Michele Kessler, Palm Beach

Immediate Past Chair, Laurie Silvers, Hollywood Media Group, Boca Raton

Vice Chair, Peter L. Bermont, Bermont Advisory Group of Raymond James, Coral Gables

Vice Chair, Thomasina Caporella, Plantation

Vice Chair, Mark W. Cook, Royal Palm Management, West Palm Beach

Secretary, Bernie Friedman, Becker & Poliakoff, Fort Lauderdale

Treasurer, David C. Prather, Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather, Keen & Littky-Rubin, LLP, West Palm Beach

SOUTH FLORIDA PBS OPERATING BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Sandy Batchelor, The Batchelor Foundation, Miami

Marta T. Batmasian, Investments Limited, Boca Raton*

Fred Berens, Wells Fargo Advisors, Miami

Irving Bolotin, Coral Gables

Paul J. DiMare, Sr., Homestead

George T. Elmore, Hardrives, Inc., Delray Beach

Harvey A. Goldman, Miami

Kenneth A. Gordon, Brinkley Morgan, Fort Lauderdale

David L. Jaffe, Lynn University, Boca Raton

Ellen Liman, Palm Beach

Nicholas Perricone, M.D., Connecticut

Ashley Tripp, Belle Glade

George W. Weaver, Rauch, Weaver, Norfleet, Kurtz & Co., Fort Lauderdale

Michael J. Zinner, M.D., The Miami Cancer Institute, Miami

SOUTH FLORIDA FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Chair, Marta T. Batmasian, Investments Limited, Boca Raton*

Peter L. Bermont, Bermont Advisory Group of Raymond James, Coral Gables

Irving Bolotin, Coral Gables

Paul J. DiMare, Sr., Homestead

Bernie Friedman, Becker & Poliakoff, Fort Lauderdale

Harvey A. Goldman, Miami

Kenneth A. Gordon, Brinkley Morgan, Fort Lauderdale

David L. Jaffe, Lynn University, Boca Raton

David C. Prather, Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather, Keen & Littky-Rubin, LLP, West Palm Beach

Laurie Silvers, ,Hollywood Media Group, Boca Raton

Ex-Officio, Michele Kessler, Palm Beach

Ex-Officio, Dolores Sukhdeo, President & CEO, South Florida PBS/WPBT2 & WXEL

LIFE DIRECTORS


Jorge A. Arguelles

Robert G. Baal

William F. Cooper

Anthony C. Krayer, III

David Rich

Herbert A. Tobin

COMTEL BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Chair, Marta T. Batmasian, Investments Limited, Boca Raton*

Kenneth A. Gordon, Brinkley Morgan, Fort Lauderdale

David L. Jaffe, Lynn University, Boca Raton

Wendy Sartory Link, Wendy Sartory Link, PLLC, West Palm Beach

Richard W. Morgner, Jefferies & Company, New York

Laurie Silvers, ,Hollywood Media Group, Boca Raton

Dwight Stephenson, D. Stephenson Construction, Inc., Fort Lauderdale

Ex-Officio, Michele Kessler, Palm Beach

Ex-Officio, Dolores Sukhdeo, President & CEO, South Florida PBS/WPBT2 & WXEL

COMMUNITY ADVISORY BOARD (SOUTH)


Robert Boo

Michele Cabrera

Dan Hardie

Leonie Hermantin

Rebekah Lengel

Kate MacMillin

Shaikh Shafayat Mohamed

Dario Philippe

Bill Teck

COMMUNITY ADVISORY BOARD (North)


Anthony Newbold

William Gillers

Clarice T. Davis

Charles Gaulkin

Annie P. Hill

Maxine Pierson

Phillip Major

Phillip Mrozinski

Ronald Silverman
* Member is on leave of absence.