• Michael Newett

    DECF State President


  • John Hedrick

    DECF State Immediate Past President
    North Central Chapter /Leon County
  • Bill Bucolo

    VP for Operations, DECF Founder, West Central Chapter President/ Pinellas County
    Bill Bucolo
  • Bonnie Newett

    Bonnie Newett
  • Alvin Peters

    North Central Chapter / Bay County
  • John Capece

    Southwest Chapter / Hendry County


  • Linda Lucas

    West Central Chapter / Pinellas County

    Ph.D.  economics; Research: marine resource policy; Eckerd College (retired Professor); Currently Director of the Office of National Scholarships at USF Tampa. Service: Agency on Bay Management; Democratic State Committeewoman; DEC Credentials Committee Chair; Precinct Committeewoman; Regional Chair Florida State Platform Committee; DECF Treasurer 2013-14;  Delegate, 2012 DNC; Extensive campaign experience.

  • Elizabeth (Beth) Richardson

    North Central Chapter / Alachua County

    Elizabeth G. Richardson (Beth) has lived in Gainesville, Florida, for over 30 years. She is the current chair of the Democratic Environmental Caucus of North Central Florida. Beth is a loyal Democrat and a member of the Alachua County DEC. She has a masters degree in Mass Communications from the University of Florida.

  • Phil Stasik

    Southwest Chapter / Brevard County
  • Elizabeth Valentine

    West Central Chapter /Pinellas County

    Elizabeth E. Valentine, Ph.D. (Secretary, DECF 2012Y14); Betsy has worked in Democratic politics at all governmental levels, including having been the Democratic Candidate, Florida Legislature and a Pinellas County District Leader. She held professional positions in Federal, State, County, & City government. Dr.Valentine is a leader for Solar Energy, Healthy Waterways, Wildlife Preservation, and Sustainability.

  • Christopher Wadelton

    Northeast Chapter / St.John’s County

    Chris Wadelton has lived in Northeast Florida for the past 32 years.  He has a Bachelor’s degree in engineering and a Master’s degree in business administration.  He is retired from Vistakon, a Johnson & Johnson company, where he held management positions in engineering, manufacturing, and information technology.  His primary interest is preserving the environment for ourselves and for future generations.

  • Terrie Weeks

    West Central / Pinellas County

    Terrie Weeks worked for 10 years as an environmental educator. She is a former Chair of the Suncoast Sierra Club. She currently serves as a member of the Community Advisory Committee for the Tampa Bay Estuary Program and is a member of the Agency on Bay Management.