Community Caring Center of Palm Beach County, Inc. 

   "Creating A Healthier Community" Initiative    

 

Our Board of Directors 
Get to know the CCC Board of Directors 

 

Doreen S. Robinson, President 

Donor Development, HR, Capital Campaign & Fundraising

Doreen retired in 2008 and moved to Boynton Beach in 2010 from East Longmeadow Ma. Doreen joined the CCC Board in August 2012 with 36+ years of management experience with Marriott Hotels & Resort and Holiday Inns. She has served as a Board Member for The Pap Corps – Champions for Cancer Research, Indian Spring Country Club, the Forest Park Zoological Society and The Pioneer Valley United Way in Springfield Ma. She is the VP of Fundraising and Community Outreach. She was spotlighted on CBS’ Extraordinary People Segment in March of 2015 as an outstanding volunteer.

Nancy Flinn, Vice President

Public Relations/Marketing  & Donor Development

Nancy was a senior executive at Bristol-Myers Squib with a career including marketing management and sales both domestically and internationally for over 25 years.  She then became the sole owner of NFMR a management consulting firm specializing in new business development and portfolio management for leading beauty and health care corporations globally.

Nancy has served locally on several Boards during the past 15 years.

The League of women Voters, Symphonia of Boca Raton, Arts Garage, and

Villa’s of Ocean Ridge.  Two major funding programs were conceived

and managed for donor success – Arts Garage, Band of Angels and

St. Joseph’s Church (Boynton Beach) Legacy Saints.

Patricia R. Saunders, Treasurer

Finance & Risk Management

Pat Saunders is a native Pennsylvanian who spent the majority of her adult life in Bucks County.  Her thirty-four year career was comprised of teaching, counseling and administration.  When she retired in 2003, she became an active volunteer at the Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve in New Hope PA.  Her activities included propagation, admissions and fundraising.

Pat had been a frequent visitor to her brother's family in Delray for more than twenty years.  She purchased a home in Ocean Ridge in 2009, and became a Florida resident in 2015.  She is a member of the Ocean Ridge Garden Club and the Barefft Mailmen Questers in Boca Raton. 

Joyce C. Portnoy, Secretary

Board Governance & Volunteer Coordination

Joyce moved to Boynton Beach ten years ago, and she immediately became active as a Community Caring Center board member. She has served as the president of the organization for nearly six years. She came to CCC after serving on the board of a food pantry in Freehold, New Jersey, and has been interested in giving her time to community affairs for many years. With a background in public administration and with prior service in the League of Women Voters and in her synagogue, her experience has helped her to lead the CCC. She lives with her husband of 50 years, and has all her children and grandchildren in the area.

Everlene Baker

Human Relations 

Everlene is a retired administrator from PBC School District. She has been a community activist for Human Rights and is a member of New Christian Life. A powerful prayer warrior and choir member. She is a member of the Boynton Beach Democratic Club and assists her senior members with "Souls to the Polls."

Pastor Joseph Dawkins 

Human Relations and Board Governance 

The Executive Pastor of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church of Delray Beach, Rev. Joseph Dawkins spent over 37 years at IBM, in education, people management, project management and national contracts management, before becoming an ordained minister. For more than a decade, he led prison ministries in the state of Texas. He later orchestrated and led multiple health wellness and financial literacy fairs targeting the under-served in Delray Beach on behalf of St Paul Missionary Baptist Church, all contributing to his starting his service on the CCCPBC board. He is originally from Boynton Beach. 

Larry Dilijohn

Volunteer Coordination 

Larry is a Senior Sales Executive and Branch Manager with AmTrust Bank, NYCB, and brings with 28 years of retail banking experience to assist with the CCC's fiscal over-site.   


He is a proven leader with a track record in developing peak-performance teams, he leads through empowering individuals to accomplish organizational goals and personal full potential. The environment he creates internally drives the high sales, customer loyalty and expansion into new markets. His areas of expertise include risk and change management, relationship building and strategic plannin

Steven English 

Finance & Risk Management 

Steve English is a native New Englander who has made South Florida his home for more than 5 years after discovering the freedom and clarity that comes from living an addiction free lifestyle. Educated at Northeastern University in Boston, MA and being granted degrees in both International Business and Finance, Steve excelled in the financial services sector for close to 20 years. Upon achieving the gift of sobriety, a passion was ignited in Steve to live with a greater sense of purpose and to help others to work on the foundational elements in their life’s to cultivate a more robust feeling of peace and fulfillment. Although Steve has been extremely active in a variety of philanthropic endeavors, his role as Assistant Executive Director of the Crossroads Club of Delray one of the most rewarding thus far. 

John E. McGovern, Ph.d

Human Relations 

John joined the CCC board in 2013 with 35+ years experience in the not-for-profit sector and several board involvements including founding member and first board chair of The Greater Boynton Beach Foundation. His professional experience in grantmanship and planned giving has brought insights to the CCC board. His doctorate in policy administration and his quantitative skills have strengthened board work in the areas of budget and planning. As an advocate he has been awarded statewide honors by the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program and in Palm Beach County has served over 500 foster children in court processes.

Arturo Wittman 


Retired from Palm Beach County School District

Thirty+ year career as Demographer/Manager for Broward County and Palm Beach County School districts. Art enjoys volunteering, traveling, and keeping fit.  He is a volunteer with Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League, St. George's Center Inc. a non-profit feeding program, and Senior Warden at St. George's Episcopal Church. He is a BIG tennis fan.

Our Advisory Board 

James J. DeVoursney M.D. 

Health Committee 

James has served the Boynton Beach community for over 17 years and has gained a mass amount of loyal patient followers. He began his medical career as an RN and worked his way up to becoming a prominent Board Certified Dermatologist. He completed his M.D. at the University of Miami School of Medicine and obtained his residency in the University of Miami Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery and graduated as Chief Resident. 

Dr. DeVoursney is certified by The American Board of Dermatology, is a Fellow of The American Academy of Dermatology, The Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons, The American Society of Dermatological Surgery, and The American Society of Mohs Surgery.

On a personal level, Dr. DeVoursney is dedicated to his family and to the Boynton Beach community where he serves on the advisory board for the Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), a member of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), Business Professionals, & President for the Inlet Communities Association (INCA)

Maureen Connolly Shannon, CTCP, CFIRS

Finance Committee 

Maureen provides financial services to an exclusive clientele. She served as a securities trader, Supervisor of Security trading, and Trust Compliance Officer with Chase Manhattan Corporation in the '90's. She retired in 2002 as the Vice President of Compliance with Cypress Trust Company, before entering into private business in 2002. Environmentally active, she volunteers with Arthur R Marshall Foundation and Grassy Waters Preserve, and has served as member of CCC since 2009.

Sharonda McClendon 

Chronic Meals Committee 

Sharonda is the owner of Three Angels Consulting, Inc., an Elder Care Planning Company. She studied Organized Leadership at PB Atlantic University. She has been in healthcare for 16 years and was a regional consultant overseeing the financial department in skilled nursing facilities and is a licensed assisted living facility administrator.

Mary Elizabeth Roth, MD, FACPE 

Chronic Meals Committee and Caring Heart Ambassador 

Mary is the former Vice Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Clinical Affairs with the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, FAU designated as the Institutional Officer. She is also a professor of Integrated Biomedical Science

Dr. Nate Nichols

Children's Service Council, Prime Time, Chair

Dr. Timothy Kehrig,  

Kehirg Family Chiropractic 

Keturah Joseph

Executive Director, Faith Base Community Development Corporation

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Rev. Harold Dom

Retired Methodist Minister

Jane Snell

Engineer, JS Construction, Inc. Owner