Our Leadership

Board of Directors

Peaceful Paths is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who are committed to the sustainability of the agency mission and the overall health of the agency.  Board members represent a diverse segment of the community and work to promote the work of the agency through awareness, fundraising, and advocacy.

Board membership openings are reviewed annually in March. Those interested in joining the board should contact JoAnn Wilkes at joann.wilkes@sfcollege.edu to apply for membership.

Michelle Bloom-Lugo, President of the Board
Warrington College of Business Administration, University of Florida
Lyn Williams, Vice-President of the Board
Captain, Union County Sheriff’s Office
JoAnn Wilkes, Board Secretary
Santa Fe College
Michelle Carter, Treasurer of the Board
Coldwell Banker Realty, Team Carter
Joseph Johnson, Past President of the Board
Gainesville Chamber of Commerce
Lynne Vaughan, Board Recruitment Chair
Retired – Gainesville, FL
Laurie Brown
University of Florida, Distance & Continuing Education
Donna Cohen
Donna Cohen Interior Design
Jay Dutton
FCADV Foundation
Bobi Frank
Bobi J. Frank Attorney at Law
Judy Russell
Dean, University of Florida Library System
Sally Ryden
Retired – Gainesville, FL
Brian Scarborough
Scarborough Insurance
Brad Stumpff
UF Mover Guys
Clay Sweger
EDA (Eng Denman and Associates)

Agency Leadership

Theresa Beachy, PhD
Executive Director
Brandi Corbin
Director of Residential Programs
John Thomas
Director of Community Giving & Marketing
Erica Merrell
Director of Finance
Nandy Stuart
Director of Outreach Services
Jessica Williams
Director of Education & Prevention

Do not contact us with solicitations through email. Please send solicitations by US Mail to 2100 NW 53rd Avenue, Suite A, Gainesville FL 32653.