Board of Directors

CREW Orlando is managed by a Board of Directors that works together to set and accomplish the chapter’s strategic goals—helping to advance the success of women in commercial real estate. Serving on the CREW Orlando Board of Directors is a unique opportunity for leadership and networking among other ambitious men and women working in the commercial real estate field.

Reasons to Serve

  • Increased visibility within the CRE industry
  • Leadership skills and experience that benefit you and your company
  • Impact on the future of women in CRE
  • Expanded professional connections
  • Opportunity to influence direction of CREW Orlando

Board members are expected to serve a one-year term.

Time Commitment

  • General Board of Directors will be expected to attend monthly Board of Directors meetings;
  • Officers will be expected to attend monthly Executive Board meetings in addition to the monthly Board of Directors meeting;
  • Officers and Directors are expected to attend as many chapter events as possible, and are encouraged to attend CREW Network events such as Convention and Leadership Summits.

Eligibility / Qualifications

  • General Board of Directors must have a minimum of two (2) years as a member in good standing in the organization;
  • Officers must be members in good standing for three (3) years;
  • Each candidate will be required to complete a questionnaire discussing qualifications and experience with interviews by the Nominating Committee.

2019 Board of Directors


Cindy Schooler
SRS Real Estate Partners
(407) 455-5030


Nicole Carolan
Winderweedle, Haines, Ward & Woodman, P.A.
(407) 246-8660

Past President

Therese Taylor
V 3 Capital Group, LLC
(407) 848-1663


Laura Walda
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
(407) 418-6290


Laura Barbero-Buffa
BASE Consultants, Inc
(407) 377-7227 (101)

Director at Large/Chapter Champion

Jennifer Pollock
(407) 704-0993

Director - Future Leaders

Sarah Riffe
Aerostar SES LLC
(407) 464-0832

Director - UCREW

Debra Mairs
Fairwinds Credit Union
(407) 415-4539

Director - Member Services

Emily Smith
Fidelity National Title Group
(407) 867-0090

Director - Membership

Cindy Campbell
Akerman LLP
(407) 419-8525

Co-Director - Programs

Missy Palasol
(407) 218-8282

Co-Director - Programs

Libby Wingard
Spectra Contract Flooring
(407) 536-2653

Director - Communications and Technology

Chiara Clatterbuck
CPC Business Development LLC
(407) 701-1388

Director - Special Events

Dorrie Knizatko
(407) 218-8282

Co-Director - Sponsorship

Shanna Cole
Fidelity National Title Group
(407) 618-2943

Co-Director - Sponsorship

Courtney Keller
Greenberg Traurig
(407) 254-2610

Past Presidents

Jonnie Mae Warner, 1989 - 1990
Susan Ruby, 1991
Yvonne Baker, 1992-1993
Kathy Lesiuk, 1994-1995
Lynne M. White, 1996-1997
Sandy Chace, 1998
Sarah Kelly, 1999
Karen Ward Procell, 2000
Natalee B. Gleiter, 2001
Dawn St. Clair, 2002
Jerrianne Zook Wingerter, 2003
Dale L. Donovan, 2004
Anne C. Grady, 2005
Betty Crovato, 2006
Cecelia Bonifay, 2007
Emily Zinaich, 2008
Pat Werner, 2009
Jane Smalley, 2010
Jacqueline Bozzuto, 2011
Mary Pat Dunleavy, 2012
Mya Hatchette, 2013
Wanda Riley, 2014
Christyne Albury, 2015
Jill Bosco, 2016
Heather Himes, 2017
Therese Taylor, 2018