Anti Bullying Advisory Committee

This Committee was created to provide advice and recommendations to curb and eliminate all forms of bullying throughout Hillsborough County, Florida.

Documents and Useful Links

Membership:

The membership of this Committee shall be appointed by the BOCC and shall be comprised of 13 members. Composition is specified as follows:

Seven members will represent the following governing bodies:

  • City of Tampa Police Department, designated by the Chief
  • Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Department, designated by the Sheriff
  • Florida Department of Children and Families, designated by Regional Director
  • Hillsborough County School Board
  • Hillsborough County Children’s Services Department psychologist or mental health counselor, designated by the Director
  • University of South Florida College of Education or the Louis de la Parte Mental Health Institute, designated by President of USF
  • Department of Juvenile Justice Hillsborough County Neighborhood Accountability Board in the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, designated by Director of Court Programs

Six members shall represent the following categories:

  • 2 - Child welfare advocacy organization such as Guardian Ad Litem, Parent Teacher Association, Parent Teacher Organization, Boys and Girls Club, Joshua House, YMCA, YWCA, or other such organizations
  • Private sponsor(s) selected to participate with the County in the Anti-Bullying initiative
  • An organization who works directly with troubled youth such as those with emotional or mental handicaps
  • 2 - Members at-large

Terms:

Members shall serve three year terms; initially staggered. Governing body representatives shall serve at the pleasure of the appointing body or person.

Special requirements:

Subject to F.S. 286.011, also known as the Sunshine Law.
Appointment to this Committee is contingent upon passing a criminal background check.

Authority:

BOCC Resolution No. R09-00, adopted August 5, 2009.

Meetings:

Every other month, 4th Thursday, 10:00 a.m.
Florida Department of Children and Families
Suncoast Region Office
9393 N. Florida Avenue
Tampa, FL 33612

Contact:

Eva Dyer
Community Service Program Coordinator 1
County Center, 24th Floor
601 E. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 276-2033

Members:

Member Position Dates of Service
Ms. Laurette Blake BOCC - At-Large Member 03/01/2017-
01/31/2020
Ms. Tanly Cabrera
HC Public Schools
Ms. Roxanne Council Florida Department of Children and Families
Ms. Ashley Lord BOCC - Child Welfare Advocacy Organization 03/01/2017-
01/31/2018
Dr. Tom Massey
University of South Florida
Ms. Maggie Pines
Department of Juvenile Justice - 13th Judical Circuit
Ms. Abeba Salter-Woods BOCC - At-Large Member 10/21/2015-
01/31/2020*
Ms. Chantel Stampfer BOCC - Child Welfare Advocacy Organization 02/18/2015-
01/31/2018
Ms. Angie Toledo Vazquez  BOCC - Representative from an organization that works directly with troubled youth 08/16/2017-
01/31/2019 
Ms. Jeannie Willsie
Hillsborough County Children's Services Department Representative
  City of Tampa Police Department   
  Hillsborough County Sheriff's Department   

*Reappointed