Glades Initiative Board of Directors



Joe Kyles - Board Chair

Mayor, City of South Bay

South Bay, FL 

Irene Figueroa - Board Vice Chair

Retired, East Coast Migrant Head Start

South Bay, FL

Steve Prielozny - Secretary

Bank of Belle Glade

Belle Glade, FL


Salesia Smith-Gordon - Treasurer

Law Offices of Salesia Smith-Gordon

Haverhill, FL




Richard Abedon, Esq. - Emeritus - Past Chair

Retired Attorney and Judge

Wellington, FL

Laura Barry

Community Partners

Delray Beach, FL

Fenel Conserve

Pastor, Methodist Churches

Pahokee, FL 

Dr. Charlene Ford

West Technical Education Center

West Palm Beach, FL 


Derrek Moore

Palm Beach County - Financial Services

Belle Glade, FL

Julie Swindler

Families First, Inc.

West Palm Beach, FL

Board Officers
Board Members