Board of Directors

2021-22 Board of Directors

The Northwest Florida State College Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of community leaders who volunteer their time and talents to help ensure the organization achieves its mission.

Executive Committee

Chair: Ken Wampler, Newman-Dailey Resort Properties
Vice-Chair: Bo Arnold
Treasurer: Alan Wood, CCB Bank
Past Chair: JD Peacock, Okaloosa County – Clerk of Circuit Courts
Secretary: Cristie Kedroski, Senior Vice President
NWF State College President: Devin Stephenson
Trustee Liaison: Don Litke


  • Christie Austin – Community Bank
  • James Bagby, One Seagrove Place
  • Marek Bakun, St. Joe Company
  • Destin Cobb, Carr, Riggs & Ingram
  • Cindy Frakes, ERA American Real Estate
  • Todd Grisoff, Active Marketing Group
  • Tyler Jarvis, Bald & The Beard Restaurant Group
  • Dave Jefferson, SimpleHR
  • Bernard Johnson, Gulf Power Company
  • Heather Kilbey, Professional Products
  • Gordon King, Okaloosa Gas
  • Kim Kirby, Walton County School Board
  • Vincent Mayfield, Bit-Wizards
  • Michelle McGee Freeman, Fleet & Smith, P.A.
  • Jonathan Ochs, Trustmark Bank
  • Brian Pennington
  • Steve Rhodes, CHELCO
  • Ashley Rogers, Dunlap & Shipman, P.A.
  • Hu Ross, Polaris Wealth Management
  • Rhonda Skipper, Walton County Tax Collector
  • Cecil Williams, Gregg Chapel AME Church
  • Steve Wolfrom

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