John Robertson is the Membership Services Director for the Florida Network. He began this work as a Life Skills Educator at Someplace Else Youth Shelter at Capital City Youth Services in 1998, leaving as Shelter Manager in 2001 to return to Florida State University to earn a Master’s degree in Inter-disciplinary Social Science.
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.