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Suncoast Partnership 501(c)(3), Board of Directors

The mission of the Suncoast Partnership shall be to prevent and end homelessness throughout Manatee and Sarasota counties.  The Suncoast Partnership will provide leadership to the communities on issues relating to homelessness through engagement and collaboration with business and civic leaders, service providers, faith-based organizations, advocates, concerned citizens and people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Board of Directors Meeting Schedule can be found here.

The purposes for which the Suncoast Partnership is organized are exclusively for charitable, religious, educational, or scientific purposes, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code.


Suncoast Partnership to End Homelessness, Inc.
Board of Directors

Pam Fields Esq.- Chair

Legal Aid of Manasota, Inc.

Kevin Stiff - Vice Chair

City of Sarasota

Erik Arroyo

City of Sarasota

Joy Jewett

Manatee County Sheriff

​Marcella Levin


David Moore


Martin Poretsky


Shawny Robey

First Step of Sarasota

Sonia Shuhart


Misty Servia

Manatee County Commission

Many thanks to Phil Gorelick, Rita Smith, and Michael Richkery for their many years of time and service to the community.

Many thanks to Ali Kleber and Paul Sutton for more than 6 years of commitment and Rita Smith for her time as Board Chair.

From left to right: Chris Johnson, Suncoast Partnership C.E.O; Paul Sutton, Board Member (ret.) Rita Smith, Board Vice Chair; Ali Kleber, Board Member (ret.); Philip Gorelick, Board Chair

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