Meet the new 2023 Board Members

January 6, 2023
New Board Members joining the Community Foundation of Broward’s Board of Directors in 2023 include (left to right) Holly Hudson Bodenweber, Jason Liberty, Bertha Henry and Aurelio Fernandez.

Four impressive community leaders are joining the Community Foundation of Broward’s Board of Directors in 2023.

Here’s a closer look at the new additions who will work hand-in-hand with our talented professional team to help our the Community Foundation’s grantmaking and leadership efforts.

Holly Hudson Bodenweber

Holly Hudson Bodenweber

Holly is president of the Hudson Family Foundation who is serving her second stint on the Community Foundation Board. Holly’s other local leadership roles include board positions for the NSU Art Museum, Funding Arts Broward, Broward Library Foundation and Pine Crest School. In addition, she is actively involved in numerous community organizations, including the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Young at Art, Broward Health, Humane Society of Broward, Joe DiMaggio’s Children’s Hospital, JDRF, Diabetes Research Institute, American Heart Association, Boys and Girls Clubs of Broward, the Jack and Jill Center, Take Stock in Children, Heart Gallery of Broward County, Habitat for Humanity and YMCA. A Broward County native, Holly attended Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale. She graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas with a bachelor’s degree in Art History.  

Aurelio Fernandez

Aurelio Fernandez

Aurelio, a health care professional for more than 45 years, is former President and CEO for Memorial Healthcare System. Previously, he spent 11 years in a variety of positions with Tenet Healthcare, including CEO at Hialeah Hospital and Florida Medical Center and Executive Director for Tenet Network Management. Aurelio is active in many organizations and has served in leadership roles for Catholic Health Services, the Florida Hospital Association, the Safety Net Hospital Alliance of Florida, Broward Workshop and the South Florida Hospital Healthcare Association. He was appointed to serve on the Transition Advisory Committee for Health and Wellness for Governor Ron DeSantis in 2018. He was born in Havana, Cuba and has lived in South Florida for 60 years. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a master’s degree in Health Services Administration from Florida International University.

Bertha Henry

Bertha Henry

Bertha in 2022 retired as Broward County Administrator. As the county’s top executive officer, she managed a nearly $6 billion budget and directed more than 7,000 employees from more than 60 county agencies, including Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Port Everglades and Broward’s convention and visitors bureau. In 2017, she was honored with the International City/County Management Association Career Excellence Award. Bertha is involved in several community organizations and serves on the board for the Levan /NSU Broward Center of Innovation. Bertha has a bachelor’s degree in Government and a master’s degree in Public Administration and from Florida State University.

Jason Liberty

Jason Liberty

Jason is President and CEO for Royal Caribbean Group, which includes Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Silversea Cruises and more. Royal Caribbean Group’s 64 ships carry more than 7.5 million guests a year to ports on all seven continents. Jason joined Royal Caribbean Group in 2005 and has served in many roles, including Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Before joining Royal Caribbean Group, he was a senior manager with the accounting firm KPMG LLP. Jason earned his MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School, where he now serves on the Board of Advisors. In addition, he holds degrees in accounting and finance from the University of Miami School of Business and Indiana University, Bloomington, Kelley School of Business.

Our four new members join a dynamic Board that already includes these dedicated community leaders:

Juliet Murphy Roulhac, Chair; Peggy Hogan Marker, Vice Chair; Mona Pittenger, Secretary & Treasurer; Jane Bolin, At-large; Jonathan Allen, At-large; Kurt Zimmerman, the 2022 Board Chair; Al Fernandez; Paige Hyatt; David Horvitz; Susanne Cornfeld Hurowitz; Dara Levan; Sigrid McCawley; Greg Medalie; Dev Motwani; Burnadette Norris-Weeks; Brett Rose; David Scully; and Eric Vainder.

“We are so grateful that these impressive local leaders are volunteering their time to help us shape a brighter future for Broward,” said Community Foundation President/CEO Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson, Ph.D. “Their leadership and insights will bolster our work to foster community collaborations, build Broward’s endowment, advance equity and connect people who care to causes that matter.”

Thank you to all of our Board Members, past and present, who volunteer their time to help the Community Foundation shape a brighter future for Broward!

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To contact the Community Foundation of Broward, email or call 954-761-9503.

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