2019 Statewide Officer Candidates

Please review all of the officer candidates background information below thoroughly before voting. You will be voting for the 2019 Vice President-Elect for Regions and Chapter-(2 candidates).

The offices of President-Elect and Vice President-Elect for Commissions are uncontested and will not require a vote.
Once you have completed your candidates' review click below to register your vote.  Note that online voting will close at 11:59pm on November 8th.

Vice President-Elect for Regions and Chapters – (2 candidates): 

Please select one of these candidates as your choice for VP-Elect for Regions and Chapters.


  • Lisa Barnes, Broward College – North Campus
    Being a member of the Association of Florida Colleges for the past 6 years has afforded me the opportunity to become well-versed in our Florida legislative processes, institutional community building, transformative practices, and communal advocacy. Furthermore, leadership roles such as Broward College AFC Chapter Treasurer (2014), Broward College AFC Chapter President (2015), and proud alumni of the AFC Certified College Professionals Program (2016) has further strengthened my skills in bringing such valuable knowledge to the decision-making table to create an environment conducive to development and growth. Read more.....

  • Gregory WilliamsTallahassee Community College
    I have been a member of the Tallahassee Community College chapter of AFC for over three years and I have been blessed to be the Chapter Treasurer. Currently, I serve as the Chapter Membership Chairperson. On the state level, I have been blessed to serve as the Region I Representative for the Student Development Commission (2016-Present), the Chair-Elect of the Career and Professional Employee Commission (2017), and I currently serve as the Chair of the Career and Professional Employee Commission. Read more...


Meet your 2019 officers for President-Elect and Vice-President for Commissions:

AFC President-Elect

  • Matthew White, Chipola College 
    Matthew “Matt” White is currently the Director of Distributed Systems in the Information Systems department at Chipola College. He has over 14 years of experience in higher education, including experience in career service, adjunct instruction, and most recently administration. Matt jumped headfirst into AFC service in 2007 when he was elected as Chair of what was then the FACC Technology Commission. Since that time, he has served as Parliamentarian for the Board of Directors, Region 1 Director, and most of the offices of his Chipola College Chapter including President several times, Secretary, and currently Treasurer and Executive Committee Member. Read more...

Vice President-Elect for Commissions

  • John Fey, Pasco-Hernando State College

    Over the last 16 years, John has had a wide variety of experience in higher education with the last 12 years focused on student development, engagement and retention programs as the Assistant Director of Student Life and Leadership at Pasco-Hernando State College. He has served in many roles at the Association of Florida Colleges.  Most recently as the chair of the Student Development Commission. Read more...