Political group installs new leaders

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  • | 1:00 p.m. February 25, 2015
  • West Orange Times & Observer
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The West Orange Political Alliance recently appointed four new board members representing small and large business within industries in West Orange County.

The organization, led by Chairman Mark Griffith, of Griffith Financial Services, Vice Chairman Shannon Gravitte, of Mears Transportation Group, and Secretary Sharon Smoley, of Walt Disney World, welcomed new board members Rob Maphis, of OHL Arellano Construction, Scott Favor, of CenturyLink, and Debbie Clements, of Duke Energy.

“We are proud to have these individuals with strong, demonstrated commitment to the West Orange Community join our board,” Griffith said. “Their experience and knowledge about the political scene in West Orange County will benefit our business community as we work on issues this year and endorse candidates in the 2016 election season.”

Other members of the board include A. Kurt Ardaman,  David Billsborough, Camille Evans, Star Hudspath, Gerald Jowers, Jeff Jonasen, Randy June, Tim Keating, John McReynolds, Gary Merideth, Jeff Milhausen, Greg Ohe, Lynette Reynolds and ex-officio member Stina D’Uva.

WOPA is a non-profit, non-partisan organization formed in 1997 to provide an active political voice in the interests of West Orange County. WOPA is governed by a set of bylaws approved by Florida’s Division of Elections.


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