As a Certified Meeting Professional, Celia strives to promote creativity and care in all facets of Florida Network events in hopes of providing memorable and meaningful experiences for the member agencies.
Within her role, Celia also strives to keep the Florida Network office plates spinning and manage the many projects and priorities that keep the Network working. She believes her true calling is to help those who help others.
Prior to joining the Florida Network, He traveled the southern United States in support of federal grants under the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act for the Southeastern Network of Youth and Family Services.
In 2008 he was recognized by Training Magazine as one of the country’s “40 Best Trainers Under 40” for his ability to connect and engage with audiences.
While at the Florida Network, John became a Georgetown Fellow, working with the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice to reform system policy for all youth in care regardless of Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, or Gender Expression.
In his current role, John aspires to care for the caregivers, and elevate the professional recognition of Youth Workers in Florida.