Orlando, Fla. – Leticia M. Diaz, dean of the Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law, has been elected to the Board of Directors for Easter Seals Florida.
“I have always greatly admired the work Easter Seals has done for people with disabilities and their programs for seniors, so it is a great honor and privilege to join the board,” said Diaz. “I look forward to supporting Easter Seals’ services and helping the board provide a vision and direction to grow the organization.”
Easter Seals is the leading nonprofit provider of services for individuals with autism, developmental disabilities, physical and mental disabilities and other special needs. Easter Seals Florida provides adult day health care, personal emergency response services, vocational services, child development, early steps, pediatric therapy, early intervention, camping and recreation promoting independence for children, adults and veterans with disabilities, and respite for their caregivers. More information is at www.fl.easterseals.com.
Diaz’s other community involvement includes serving on the Board of Directors of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando and serving on the advisory committee for the American Bar Association Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights and Responsibilities.