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Judy Ireland
Executive Director


      Judy Ireland joined DePorres P.L.A.C.E., Inc. in August 2015 as Executive Director. She has close to 30 years of experience in nonprofit and for-profit management, and education. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Northern Iowa, and a Master of Science degree in Management of Technology from the Engineering Department at University of Miami.  Judy also teaches as an adjunct professor at Palm Beach State College, and she resides in West Palm Beach. 

Linda Kramer
Director of Programs

       Linda joined DePorres Place in September , 2013. Her main responsibilities are grant writing and working with fundraisers. She is not stranger to DePorres Place. In 2008 Linda  became a volunteer tutor, teaching in the ESOL Program. Because of her strong support of literacy, she was asked to serve on the Board of Directors in 2011 and elected Board President in 2013. Linda, an avid writer and fundraiser, is using her skills to further the mission of DePorres Place by researching and applying for grants and working with the Board and Staff to increase the public's awareness of the Literacy center and developing new opportunities for fundraising. She attended Central University of Iowa before entering the business world.

Sandra Pino
Office Manager

      Sandra has been a member of the DePorres Place Staff since 2004.  She began as a part-time office assistant, and then was promoted to full-time Office Manager and Computer Coordinator. She is responsible for the front office, greeting students and tutors, registering new students, overseeing the inventory of all curriculum materials, and student and tutor records.  She is also responsible for assisting any student who wants to use the multi-media lab and trains the tutors in the use of the computer programs. Sandra is a native of Colombia, and holds a degree as an Industrial Engineer from Autonoma of Occidente University in Cali, Colombia South America.
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