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State Committee of Vendors Directory

The Florida State Committee of Vendors consists of one representative and one alternate from each vending facility district and a chairman and vice-chairman. The committee represents the vendors in the state Business Enterprise Program based on geographic location and facility type. The committee actively participates with the state licensing agency (Florida Division of Blind Services, Business Enterprises Program) in major administrative decisions, policy and program development, transfer and promotion opportunities for vendors, and acts as advocate for the vendors with grievances. In addition, the committee, with state assistance, sponsors a biennial seminar for training and election of officers.

The following is a list of State Committee of Vendors with their mailing address, business phone number and e-mail address as of 08/22/2017.

Chairperson

James Warth
Business Phone (727) 742-9660
Email Address: jameswarth@verizon.net

Vice-Chairperson

Alton Palmore
Business Phone: (601) 951-2260
Email Address: magikman55@gmail.com

District One

Georgia Kellogg (Representative)
Business Phone (850) 545-7241
Email Address: tallygeorgia@nettally.com

Kurt Ponchak (Alternate)
Business Phone (850) 345-9124
Email Address: kponchak020@comast.net

District Two

Michel Renaud, (Representative)
Business Phone: (850) 443-1307
Email Address: mrwinc1@yahoo.com

Woody Matthews (Alternate)
Business Phone (850) 354-8945
Email Address: vending@blinddog.us

District Three

Terri Bowen, (Representative)
Business Phone: 850-556-5815
Email Address: tblmt1@comcast.net

Mike McCrea (Alternate)
Business Phone:(772) 284-7420
Email Address: mpmccrea@gmail.com

District Four

Darryl Brinton  (Representative)
Business Phone: (904)629-7002
Email Address: brinton1@juno.com

Randy Shuster (Alternate)
Business Phone: (904) 679-5612
Email Address: randy_shuster@yahoo.com

District Five

David Stevens (Representative)
Business Phone: 352-874-5530
Email Address: chandos142@outlook.com

Phil Bluschke (Alternate)
Business Phone: (352) 793-7971
Email Address: philndeb@tampabay.rr.com

District Six

Phil Hubbard  (Representative)
Business Phone: (386) 748-9229
Email Address: pwhubbard67@gmail.com

Jim Anderson (Alternate)
Business Phone: (321) 302-6397
Email Address: dist6rep@cfl.rr.com

District Seven

Sead Bekric (Representative)
Business Phone: (727) 504-7268
Email Address: seadbekric@gmail.com

Joey Garcia  (Alternate)
Business Phone: (813) 766-1688
Email address: joeyg3d@msn.com

District Eight

Steve Barnes, (Representative)
Business Phone: (941)518-2481
Email Address: rde76ff@hotmail.com

Mary Hayes (Alternate)
Business Phone: (904) 234-3146
Email Address: hayesenterprises@gmail.com

District Nine

Joel Rose, (Representative)
Business Phone: (954) 675-5211
Email Address: jr@ikidu.com

David Kaplan, (Alternate)
Business Phone: (954) 292-8711
Email Address: mary_sk@yahoo.com

District Ten

Lilian Pemberton, (Representative)
Business Phone: (954) 790-2989
Email Address: japlop@aol.com

Robert Rodriguez (Alternate)
Business Phone: (786)285-5485
Email: robbiescafe1@gmail.com

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