SCGO Board

The Seminole Club® of Greater Orlando board meetings are normally held once a month and are open to members and fans and friends of FSU. [see Calendar for dates/locations]

All FSU Alumni, Seminole Boosters' members, and fans & friends of Florida State University are automatically eligible to participate in a Seminole Club®.

Only current dues-paying members of the FSU Alumni Association or Seminoles Boosters are considered voting members.

- Seminole Club® Constitution, Article II, Section 1

All Seminole Club Board of Directors must be current, dues-paying members of the Florida State University Alumni Association.

Officers shall be elected for a term of one (1) year.

Immediate family members (spouses, partners, parents, children, siblings) cannot serve as officers during the same term (unless approval is granted by the FSUAA President due to extenuating circumstances).

- Seminole Club® Constitution, Article IV, Section 1

All positions on the board of any Seminole Club®, including all officers and all general board members, are volunteer positions. Officers and general board members cannot be compensated in any manner for any services provided to the club.

- Seminole Club® Constitution, Article IV, Section 3.a

The Florida State Alumni Association National Board of Directors has the authority to vote for the dissolution of a Seminole Club® in the event of illegal or improper activity conducted by the club's governing board.

- Seminole Club® Constitution, Article VI, Section 1

PRESIDENT - president@orlandonoles.org

Presides at all meetings of the club. The president appoints the standing committees and special committees, and exercises the powers generally associated with the president of a Seminole Club®. The president shall be the official representative of the club on all occasions except when otherwise designated.

- Seminole Club® Constitution, Article IV, Section 2.a

Shont’a is originally from Opa-Locka, and graduated from FSU in 2006 with a Bachelor’s in English Literature and a minor in Communications. She moved to Central Florida in 2010 to complete her Juris Doctor degree from the Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law at Barry University. Outside of her work in the legal field and passion for philanthropic service, Shont’a enjoys golfing and cooking!

VICE PRESIDENT / PRESIDENT ELECT - vicepresident@orlandonoles.org

Takes on the responsibilities of the president in the event of the president’s absence. The vice president works with other officers and committee members, is an ex-officio member of all committees, and carries out such duties and assignments as may be delegated by the president.

- Seminole Club® Constitution, Article IV, Section 2.b

Pavla attended FSU from 2005-2009. She majored in Human Sciences with a focus in Dietetics. She was involved with the Black Student Union throughout her time in Tallahassee. Amazing trivia about Pavla: All of the jobs she's had since college she was hired by Florida State alum!

 

SECRETARY - secretary@orlandonoles.org

Serves as the secretary to the governing body of the club and compiles the official minutes of each meeting hosted by the club. The secretary tracks and records 10 participation and attendance information and forwards board meeting minutes and materials to the FSU Alumni Association. The secretary also shall conduct the correspondence of the club, including overseeing the coordination of newsletters and other mailings.

- Seminole Club® Constitution, Article IV, Section 2.c

Misha graduated from FSU in 2005 with a BS in psychology, minoring in child development. While on campus, she was an active member in the Black Student Union, Elite Modeling Troupe, and the Caribbean Students Association. Misha was honored in the Orlando Business Journal class of 2022 '40 Under 40'.  Fun fact: Misha took karate for 10 years and earned her black belt before graduating high school!

 

TREASURER - treasurer@orlandonoles.org

Assists in the preparation of all budgets; assists in the direction of the development and maintenance of the financial accounts within QuickBooks and assists in the handling of scholarship funds.

- Seminole Club® Constitution, Article IV, Section 2.d

Tina graduated from FSU in 2001 with a degree in English Literature, and obtained her MBA in 2010. While on campus, she was part of the Honors Program and Model United Nations. Tina was a board member of the Seminole Club of North Texas for over 10 years, including serving as President. She has worked in the healthcare/pharmaceutical industry for over 15 years, with a focus on business development and contracting. 

  Dr. Keita Joy

NETWORKING CHAIR

Success maximizer, motivational teacher, and CEO of Success Uncensored® Coaching

FSU

◽ Bachelor's degree - Marketing

Nova Southeastern University

◽ Master's degree - Counseling Psychology

◽ Doctor of Education (Ed.D) - Organizational Leadership

 

 

Open Position

AT-LARGE MEMBER - info@orlandonoles.org

Takes on the responsibilities of the secretary or treasurer in the event of either of their absence, and other duties as assigned by the president.

- Seminole Club® Constitution, Article IV, Section 2.e

 

Open Position

Community Service Chair - info@orlandonoles.org

Develop and conduct community service events, including required Service Day event. Present plans to SCGO board, lead activities in coordination with site management, and coordinate/buy materials for each site as needed.

Open Position

Game Watching Host - info@orlandonoles.org

The SCGO hosts a game watching event during the football season (Sep-Dec) for each scheduled FSU game, including post season. A game watching host coordinates with site management, hosts the event, provides social engagement for new-to-the-area guests, sets up/sells merchandise, and encourages guests to join FSUAA and/or Boosters.

Open Position

Social Media Chair - info@orlandonoles.org

Ensure social media is timely and relevant.  Work with all SCGO chairs for consistency in message, encourage members with fun information about SCGO and FSU, update event information on social media.

Open Position

Web Design Chair - info@orlandonoles.org

Provide webmaster and related services to promote timely communication to SCGO club members.  Verify website data accuracy with SCGO Secretary on a regular basis, document detailed website maintenance process, and understand/meet deadlines for timely communication to SCGO members.