The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair & Exposition Inc. announced the recent election of Roger C. Cuevas as chairman of its board of directors for the upcoming year. The board provides leadership for The Youth Fair’s mission to promote education and South Florida agriculture and to showcase and reward youth achievement.
“These officers represent a dedicated and shared commitment to the community and each brings an expertise to our board as we pursue our mission,” said Robert Hohenstein, president and CEO.
The returning directors who will serve as officers for 2015-16 are:
Roger C. Cuevas, chairman of the board
CEO of Ed Tech International; former Miami-Dade County Public Schools superintendent
Nelson C. Bellido, chairman-elect
Managing partner, Miami law office of Roig Tutan Rosenberg Martin Stoller & Bellido, P.A.
Marguerite Morris, treasurer
Jackson Memorial Hospital, retired
Georgina Gonzalez-Robiou, secretary
Corporate director of marketing and communications, Baptist Health South Florida
Eduardo F. Cora, immediate past chairman
The Youth Fair is a not-for-profit, charitable organization that awards more than $300,000 annually in college scholarships, cash premiums and awards to local public, private, charter and home school students. To date, The Youth Fair has awarded well above $10 million to Miami-Dade students to help them achieve higher education. The annual Youth Fair is the only venue where students can showcase their educational, art and science achievements all in one place and be rewarded for their efforts. More than 53,000 student projects are exhibited each year to more than 650,000 families, friends and fairgoers. It was the recipient of the Annual Latin Builder's Association's Award as the 2015 Leisure & Entertainment Services Firm of the Year. Visit TheFair.me/