Board of Directors

President Anthony Greene

Anthony Greene, PhD is a member of the doctoral faculty in the School of Psychology.

Vice President Tony Jones

Gainesville Police Chief Jones began as a Cadet and moved up through the ranks to Chief. He was one of the original founders of the Reichert House, has served on numerous Boards in the community and has received numerous local national and international awards including Outstanding Police Chiefs Internationally, and local MLK Community .award.

Secretary LaKesha P. Thomas, Esq.

Director of the Low Income Tax Clinic at Three Rivers Legal Services (TRLS), and through TRLS, she works as a contract attorney with Santa Fe College advising students on a variety of legal matters. Her sheer joy is volunteering with children and empowering her community through legal advocacy. She believes in reaching for the stars, because this way we will never stop growing, learning, and achieving our dreams.

Treasurer Roberta Gastmeyer

Owner of local bookkeeping service, volunteers services to CAC. An active member of Sierra Club has local and statewide Board experience.

Agnes Leslie   Administrator at UF African Studies Dept.,

Has marketing skills and has been supportive of CAC for more than 2 decades. She has Board experience

Barbara McDade Gordon    Professor UF Geography Dept.

Barbara has served on a number of Gainesville community nonprofits boards and a long time supporter of CAC

Barbara Jessie

Barbara is presently Executive Assistant to Vice President Student Affairs, has been an employee of Santa Fe for more than 30 years, has served on PACE and United Way Boards and is a long-time supporter of CAC.

Mary Alford

Mary graduated from the University of Florida with a Masters of Engineering, specializing in Environmental Engineering and with additional background in Urban and Regional Planning and Process Engineering. After working in Water and Wastewater for Gainesville Regional Utilities, she moved to Progress Energy as an Environmental Analyst, then in Power Plant Operations Management, and finally in Power Plant Construction, managing environmental compliance.