MIAMI,FL-, June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Health Foundation of South Florida announced the election of Dionne E. Wong to its Board of Directors. The board leads the largest philanthropy dedicated to improving health in Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties.
Ms. Wong, a Senior Human Resources Executive and employment and labor attorney, has extensive experience in representing and leading transformational human resources programs and compliance for large complex public and private organizations, including hospital and health care companies, governmental agencies, public education, and Fortune 500 Companies. Ms. Wong serves on the board of the Broward Education Foundation and is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Florida Diversity Council HR Award, the Florida Bar Meritorious Public Service Award and South Florida Business Journal Power Leader in Human Resources.
According to Health Foundation of South Florida President & CEO Steven Marcus, Ed.D., “Dionne’s human resources background and experience enhances our board’s 25-year tradition of being an engaged partner in transforming lives and building strong communities.” He added, “Health Foundation’s board has the knowledge, expertise and key direction needed to help us make important decisions that drive improved health for all South Floridians.”
Completing Health Foundation of South Florida’s 16-member Board are: Chairwoman Thao M.P. Tran, M.D., M.P.H., Vice Chairman Everett Wilson, Esq.: Secretary Melida Akiti, LCSW; Luther Brewster, Jr., Ph.D.; Javier Casillas, MBA; Loreen Chant; Michael DeLucca, MHM; Bob Dickinson; Carol Fine; Karen Gilmore; Ines Hernandez, MPA; Roderick King, M.D.; Barbara Ronda, MHSA; Ryan K. Stumphauzer, Esq. and Dorothy Terrell.
About Health Foundation of South Florida: The mission of Health Foundation of South Florida is to invest in and be a catalyst for collaborations, policy and systems change that improves the health of South Florida communities, with a focus on vulnerable, low to moderate-income populations. Established in 1993, the Foundation has awarded nearly $125 million to nonprofits providing programs and services in Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties. For more information, visit www.hfsf.org or call 305.374.7200.