Be a Part of the WICT Florida Mentoring Program! 

*Exclusive Members Only Opportunity*

The WICT Florida Mentoring Program connects women in top-level industry positions with a mentee to share wisdom, provide support, listen, and ultimately develop a mutually beneficial relationship based on trust, respect, and honest communication.

Interested candidates can complete the information below in order to be paired with a WICT Florida Mentor who best fits the needs of each mentee.

Please submit the completed application no later than June 9, 2017. Candidates will be notified of additional program details by June 16, 2017.

Download the WICT Florida Mentoring Application Today WICT Florida Mentee Application-2017 - FINAL.pdf

Please email your completed application to: Sherri Beck


Please join WICT Florida for Our Annual Virtual Book Club

*Exclusive Members Only Opportunity*

Book Club Members get the book for FREE! 

Register Now!

About the Book:
Every generation in the workplace has value, each has their own strengths, their own weaknesses, and their own unique talents. Each is indispensable, and when they come together as a synergistic force, they can be unstoppable. Effective management means bringing out the best in your workforce, and WICT Florida member Valerie Grubb's new book Clash of the Generations: Managing the New Workplace Reality, can help you streamline your varied workforce into a team more valuable than the sum of its parts.

Book Club Format:

  • Three Virtual WebEx Book Club Chats will occur between August - October 2017.We offer two convenient times to meet per chat: Lunch time 12:00-1:00 pm and evening 5:30-6:30 pm virtual chats.
  • Reading pace outline will be provided to the Book Club Members.

The author, Val Grubb, will be joining us during the last virtual Book Club chat to answer your questions!

WICT Florida Book Club - WICT Florida Chapter membership required.Book Club members receive the book for free!

​Contact Liza Merida for any book club questions.

About the Author:

Valerie Grubb is an innovative, visionary, operations leader with an exceptional ability to zero in on the systems, processes and human capital issues that can hamper a company's success — and a strong history of solving those problems with maximum buy-in and minimal disruption. She is a WICT Florida member.

She is particularly adept at helping people acquire the skills they need in areas such as developing existing employees, recruiting new talent, and forming cohesive teams — all critical for long-term organizational growth.

To learn more about Val and her organization visit: http://valgrubbandassociates.com


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

Alicia Thompson, Secretary

Charter Communications, Vendor Implementation Manager

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        

Barbara Nelms,  Marketing/Communications Chair      

Holland & Knight LLP, IT Solution Analyst

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