2017/18 Roster of CCC Board of Directors
Joyce C. Portnoy, President
Joyce moved to Boynton Beach ten years ago, and she immediately became active as a Community Caring Center board member. She has served as the president of the organization for nearly six years. She came to CCC after serving on the board of a food pantry in Freehold, New Jersey, and has been interested in giving her time to community affairs for many years. With a background in public administration and with prior service in the League of Women Voters and in her synagogue, her experience has helped her to lead the CCC. She lives with her husband of 50 years, and has all her children and grandchildren in the area.
Everlene Baker, 1st Vice President
Everlene is a retired administrator from PBC School District. She has been a community activitist for Human Rights and is a member of New Christian Life. A powerful prayer warrior and choir member. She is a member of the Boynton Beach Democratic Club and assists her senior members with "Souls to the Polls."
Doreen Robinson, 2nd Vice President
Doreen retired in 2008 and moved to Boynton Beach in 2010 from East Longmeadow Ma. Doreen joined the CCC Board in August 2012 with 36+ years of management experience with Marriott Hotels & Resort and Holiday Inns. She has served as a Board Member for The Pap Corps – Champions for Cancer Research, Indian Spring Country Club, the Forest Park Zoological Society and The Pioneer Valley United Way in Springfield Ma. She is the VP of Fundraising and Community Outreach. She was spotlighted on CBS’ Extraordinary People Segment in March of 2015 as an outstanding volunteer.
Janet Dadia, Secretary
Born in Garwood, New Jersey, she is a graduated from Glassboro State College. She is a Healthcare Senior Administrator for Manor Care. Married with two sons, the reside in Parkland.
DeVoursney M.D. has served
the Boynton Beach community for over 17 years and has gained a mass amount of
loyal patient followers. He began his
medical career as an RN and worked his way up to becoming a prominent Board
Certified Dermatologist. He completed his M.D. at the University of Miami
School of Medicine and obtained his residency in the University of Miami
Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery and graduated as Chief
Dr. DeVoursney is certified by The American Board of Dermatology, is a Fellow of The American Academy of Dermatology, The Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons, The American Society of Dermatological Surgery, and The American Society of Mohs Surgery.
On a personal level, Dr. DeVoursney is dedicated to his family and to the Boynton Beach community where he serves on the advisory board for the Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), a member of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), Business Professionals, & President for the Inlet Communities Association (INCA)
Maureen Connolly Shannon, CTCP, CFIRS, provides
financial services to an exclusive clientele. She served as a securities trader, Supervisor of Security trading, and Trust Compliance Officer with Chase Manhattan Corporation in the '90's. She retired in 2002 as the Vice President of Compliance with Cypress Trust Company, before entering into private business in 2002. Environmentally active, she volunteers with Arthur R Marshall Foundation and Grassy Waters Preserve, and has served as member of CCC since 2009.
Sheronda is the owner of 3 Angels Consulting, Inc., an Elder Care Planning Company. She studied Organized Leadership at PB Atlantic University.
Ronald Z. Rauh, Director
Ron was born in Buffalo, NY and grew up in Orlando, FL. Ron graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and graduated from Lynn University with a Master’s in Business Administration. Ron is a Branch Manager and a Retail Banking Officer with AmTrust Bank. Ron has been a board member and the Treasurer of the Community Caring Center since 2014. In his free time, Ron likes to run, swim, play sports, and spend time with his family. Ron has ran several half marathons and one full marathon, mostly within Palm Beach and Broward counties and at Disney. Ron resides in Boynton Beach with his wife Shannon. Ron and Shannon are expecting their first child in October.
The Reverend Dr. Nathaniel Robinson, Ph.D.
Dr. Robinson is the Pastor of Greater St. Paul AME congregation on MLK in Boynton Beach, FL. since 2009. He studied at the Interdenominational Theological Seminary in Atlanta, Georgia. A community leader and activist.
Sherry Johnson, Executive Director
Sherry attended Western Michigan University & taught Jr. HS Math before moving to Florida. As a loan office with Bank of America, she studied accounting & cash management at Broward College before becoming a State Certified Building Contractor. She served as an In-fill Housing Specialist to Habitat for Humanity, Local Initiatives Support Corporation, The Center for Technology & Economic Development, and also as a Property Acquisition Specialist for imminent domain acquisitions for the Delray Beach CRA, WPB Housing Authority, and the City of Oakland Park. She studied in Washington DC with the Kellogg Foundation for Leadership Development for Non-profit CDC. Her greatest accomplishments are 1) JAMA publication on the statistical analysis for a treatment for Lou Gehrig's Disease for a local Boca Raton laboratory; 2) wrote & published the McGhee concept on the comprehensive approach to community revitalization studied at the University in Nigeria, which 3) captured the vision of the United Nations obtaining accreditation to attend Habitat II. This concept was presented at the 2nd National Conference on Urban Issues, Buffalo, NY, the 13th Annual Pan-African Conference, the Miami Forum at the MLK Center, FIU’s 2nd National Conference on Urban Issues, and the United Nations "Habitat II, 2nd Conference on Human Settlements" in Istanbul, June 1996. 4) She walked with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the 1960's and was recently honored by the MLK, Jr. Committee for her work at the CCC where she has dedicated herself for the last 16.
Michelle Davis White, Senior VeggieMobile Program Director - Michelle is a graduate of Bethune Cookman University in History/Pre-Law. She taught in the PBC School District 6 & 7th grade Social Studies/ Geography. She is a member of Greater St. Paul AME and a member of Boynton Beach Democratic Club, a member of Legal Women Voter's for PBC to assist women to restore their voting rights. Michelle has been with the CCC since 2010. She provides case management for Senior VeggieMobile Program consisting of 262 frail and elderly in the "Heart of Boynton" helping them to Age In Place. Her program addresses health issues both physical & mental regarding isolationism, nutrition education for chronic diseases & wellness maintenance, other social services, as well as providing fresh produce and hot meals on a weekly basis.