Glades Initiative Board of Directors



Irene Figueroa, Chair

Retired Educator


Joe Kyles, Vice Chair

Mayor of South Bay 


Salesia Smith-Gordon, Secretary

Law Office of Salesia Smith-Gordon


Steve Prielozny, Treasurer

Bank of Belle Glade







Richard Abedon, Past Board Chair

Retired Attorney and Judge

Laura Barry

Community Partners


Patricia Brown

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office


Cris Rivera

Cris's Tech Repair

Julie Swindler

Families First, Inc.




Board Officers
Board Members