2017: Healthy Leader Event
Featuring Maria Martinez, 
Chief Human Resources Officer, HSNi

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Secrets to Success
presented by HSN

      Time, Talent, & Treasure: How to Successfully Navigate Volunteering and Board Participation


1 HSN Drive, St. Petersburg, FL 

Registration begins at 2:30pm

Join us for an insightful afternoon with Maria Martinez, Chief Human Resources Officer, HSNi as she discusses Time, Talent & Treasure: How to Successfully Navigate Volunteering and Board Participation.

Following the discussion, there will be a networking break with complimentary wine, refreshments, & hors d'oeuvres.

Come Shop with HSN!

After the break, HSN will be opening its employee-only store to their friends at WICT. The "Emplorium" boasts clothing, shoes, and handbags from well known designers, as well as electronics and kitchen wares from top brands ALL at 50-75% off HSN's cost! Treat Yourself!

Register Early! Limited Seats Available - FREE event!


WICT Florida Chapter Honored as 2016 "Programming Chapter of the Year"

2016 Accomplishments.jpgWICT Florida won the 2016 Programming Chapter of the Year Award! Competing among all Chapter's in the nation, WICT Florida came in First Place!

New York came in second place and Rocky Mountain for third place. Congrats to our sister chapters!

WICT Florida Chapter Awarded 2016 "Inspire and Others Will Follow" Award


WICT Florida has been honored with the Inspire and Others Will Follow Award, which honors chapters who helped their members achieve their full potential by achieving 90 or more points on the 2016 WICT Model Chapter Business Plan.


The WICT Chapter awards measure important aspects of the Model Chapter Business Plan (MCBP), and chapters earn points for performance that meets or exceeds guidelines laid out in the MCBP.

Check out all of the Chapter Award Winners here.

 Congratulations to Marva Johnson!  

Marva Johnson, WICT Florida Chapter Advisor

Marva Johnson, Vice President of State Government Affairs for Charter's South Region, will be serving as Vice Chair for the WICT National Board of Directors. She will become the organization's Chair in 2018. Marva was also named a "Woman to Watch" by Multichannel News Magazine.

We would like to offer a sincere thank you to Marva for her continued commitment to our Florida Chapter. Her experience and insight serves as an important benefit to our Chapter's overall mission and strategy, and we sincerely appreciate her time and effort.

Marva is most certainly a "Woman to Watch," and we are lucky to have her on our Board of Directors!    

 Meet the 2017 WICT Florida Board of Directors!

Leah Brown, President

Charter Communications, Director, Government & Community

Sonja Craparo, Vice President      

Fox Sports, Account Executive

Steve Sussman, Immediate Past President              

HSN, Director, Affiliate Relations

Marva Johnson, Chapter Advisor 

Charter Communications, Regional VP, State Government Affairs

Barbara Nelms, Secretary             

Holland & Knight LLP, IT Solution Analyst

Sadie Molinet, Programming Chair

Charter Communications, Coordinator Training, CB Sales Support

Karen Ricci, Programming Director            

ARRIS, Marketing Manager, North America Events

Silvia Garcia, Programming Director          

Univision, VP, Media Planning & Multiplatform

Dessire Leon, Programming Director         

Univision, Senior Manager, Distribution Sales and Marketing

Celia Hersey, Treasurer  

Charter Communications, NEO Finance Manager

Nicole Milazzo, Co-Treasurer       

Charter Communications, Strategic Inventory Manager

Jo-Anne Newby, Membership Chair           

Charter Communications, Manager, Learning & Development

Sherri Beck, Mentoring Chair       

Charter Communications, Senior Director of L&D

Kelty Heilman, Marketing/Communications Chair 

Fox Sports, Senior Manager, Programming & Acquisitions

Amy Frantzman, Webmaster

HSN, Senior Manager, Affiliate Marketing

Anna Ciserano, Sponsorship/Fundraising Chair       

Charter Communication, Senior Manager, Human Resources

Liza Merida, Book Club Chair        

Comcast, Regional Director, L&D

Roberta Segers, Director-at-Large             

Charter Communications, VP, Billing Design & Data Standards

Mary Parks, Director-at-Large     

Charter Communications, QA/QC Analyst II

Alicia Thompson, Director-at-Large           

Charter Communications, Vendor Implementation Manager