Executive Director
Coordinating Council of Broward

Sandra is the Executive Director of the Coordinating Council of Broward, a coalition of senior
executives from Broward’s largest health and human service stakeholders including government,
business and nonprofits. The Coordinating Council works to provides collaborative solutions to
some of Broward’s most critical issues. Sandra also serves at the Executive Director of the
Nonprofit Executive Alliance of Broward, a coalition of nonprofit CEO’s working together for
shared advocacy, increased education and further collaborations throughout Broward. She brings
her strengths in operations, strategic alliances, relationship building and advocacy to these roles.

During her tenure at the Coordinating Council, Sandra led an effort to create the Broward
Housing Affordable Housing Trust Fund through ballot referendum, and worked to update the
County’s fair housing ordinance. Her leadership led to the revival of the Long Term Recovery
Coalition of Broward, which became a need after Hurricane Irma. Sandra also brought together
key leaders around the issue of seniors, forming the Dignity in Aging Task Force.

Previously Sandra served as the Executive Director of the Broward County affiliate of
Rebuilding Together. Under her leadership Rebuilding Together Broward grew tremendously
and became a recognizable and well respected brand in the non-profit industry. During her
tenure, Rebuilding Together Broward received several notable accolades including a 211 Non-
Profit Academy Award, Non-Profit of the Year finalist by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber
of Commerce and the Innovation Award for the Safe at Home program Sandra developed.

Sandra has received a number of prestigious awards including the Up and Comers award from
South Florida Business and Wealth magazine, recognized as a top “20 under 40” by InWeston
magazine, “40 under 40” and Influential Business Women by the South Florida Business
Journal. Sandra is a graduate of Leadership Broward, Leadership Fort Lauderdale, Women
Leading Broward, Jewish Federation of Broward County’s Horizons Leadership Program and the
Jim Moran Small Business Executive Program. She currently serves on Broward County’s
Children’s Services Board, the homeless Continuum of Care Board, Chair of the Greater Fort
Lauderdale Alliance’s Partner Council and the Broward Days Board of Directors, where she also
chairs the Housing Impact team. Most recently Sandra was appointed by Florida Governor Ron
DeSantis to serve on the Florida Housing Finance Corporation Board of Directors. She is also the
co-founder of the Communities of Promise collaboration in the Sistrunk area. Personally, Sandra
enjoys hosting friends and family in her home while cooking and baking things that taste great
but never look like they do in pictures. Sandra lives in her hometown of Hollywood, Florida with
her husband Grant and their two daughters.