Suncoast EMMY® Awards

Board of Governors



John Mays, President, Production Manager, WFOR/CBS4, Miami
Barbara Alfonso, 1st Vice President and Trustee, Director, TeleXitos, Telemundo Station Group, Miami
Frances Hernandez, 2nd Vice President and Trustee, Sr. Manager, Programming and Production Administration, South Florida PBS, Miami
Nancy Parker, Regional VP, Anchor/Reporter, WVUE FOX 8 News, Louisiana

Preston Rudie, Regional VP, Founder and CEO, Catalyst Communications Group, Tampa
Angel Sepulveda, Regional VP, News Director, Univision News Orlando & Tampa Bay
Mari Carmen Serrano, Regional VP, Freelance Producer, Puerto Rico
Craig Stevens, Governor and Trustee, Anchor, WSVN-TV/Sunbeam Television Corp., Miami
Max Wyler, Trustee, Owner, Accord Productions, Miami
Karla MacDonald, Secretary, Suncoast Chapter Executive Director
Betsy Behrens, Treasurer, Retired television producer

Board of Governors

Chris Cifatte, News Anchor, WINK-TV, Ft. Myers
Alexa Elliott, Manager, Science & Environmental Content, South Florida PBS, Miami
Richard Engelhardt, Producer, WPLG, Pembroke Park
Yamila Garayzar, Senior Vice President, Marketing Sponsorship and Retail, Turnberry
Claudia Keppinger, Community Relations and PR Manager, WTVJ
Sarah Landman, Independent Producer + Production Consultant, Coral Gables
Adrian Mauceri, Chief Editor & Post Production Supervisor, America CV Network-Channel 41, Miami
Sheila Oretsky, Shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, Litigation / Entertainment
Sandra Peebles, News Anchor/Reporter, Univision 23, Miami
Dennis Scholl, President and CEO, Oolite Arts, Miami Beach
Lenny Smith, Senior Executive Producer, WINK-TV, Ft. Myers
Susan Solano Vila, Vice President of Creative Services and Community Relations, WSCV Telemundo 51, Miami

Art & Design

Stacey Panson, Art Director, Ft. Lauderdale

Emmy Awards

John Mays, Production Manager, WFOR/CBS4, Miami


Claudia Keppinger, Community Relations, PR & Programming Manager, WTVJ

Suncoast Student Production Awards

Sarah Landman, Independent Producer + Production Consultant, Coral Gables

Karla MacDonald

Executive Director
Phone: 954-322-3171