We're grateful for the endorsements of the following organizations:

Committee Members of The Children's Trust of Orange County

The following committee members have dedicated their time, talent, and treasure to supporting children's programs in Central Florida. Please contact us if you are interested in joining our committee of supporters.

  • Dick Batchelor, CHAIR, business development consultant, former state legislator; child advocate, Orlando Sentinel Central Floridian of the Year recipient (2013) 
  • Jacob Stuart, CO-CHAIR, Business Consultant; Former President, Central Florida Partnership 
  • Linda Chapin, former Mayor of Orange County
  • Belvin Perry, Jr., former Chief Judge of the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida
  • Bill Sublette, Orange County School Board Chairman

Community Advocates & Supporters

  • Andrae Bailey - President, Change Everything; former CEO of the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness; recipient of the Orlando Sentinel Central Floridian of the Year Award (2015)
  • Diana Bolivar- CEO, Diana Bolivar & Associates; former President, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Michael Frumkin, Ph. D - Professor of Social Work, University of Central Florida
  • The Reverend Bryan FulwiderFounding President, Building US
  • Glen Gilzean - President/CEO, Central Florida Urban League
  • Gerry Glynn - Attorney; Child Advocate; Consultant- Community Based Care of Central Florida
  • Linda Landman Gonzalez - Vice President, Community Relations & Government Affairs, Orlando Magic
  • Eric Gray - Executive Director, United Against Poverty Orlando
  • Dr. Candice Jones - Board Certified Pediatrician
  • Sister Ann Kendrick - Hope Community Center, Apopka; Recipient of the Orlando Sentinel Central Floridian of the Year Award (2007)
  • Tomas Lares - President, Florida Abolitionist
  • Ray Larsen - Children’s Community Services Director, Heart of Florida United Way
  • Darcy Ravndal - Educator and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, OCPS
  • Bill SillimanPresident, Greater Orlando Builders Association
  • Paul Snead - Former District Administrator, Florida Department of Children & Families