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The Administration Commission represents the interests of administrative and business affairs staff.


  • Success Leadership Teamwork LogoPromote Administration Programs throughout the regions and statewide
  • Share Ideas and enhance professional development by offering conferences, workshops and training on current trends in administration.
  • Discuss common administrative/leadership conflicts and concerns
  • Gather data and conduct surveys relative to various local and state meetings
  • Coordinate activities and collaborate with other commissions
  • Acknowledge administrative best practices through Exemplary Practice Awards competition
  • Recognize leaders who are considered exceptionally effective and active in the local AFC chapter and across the state through special service awards
  • Provide a pathway for the exchange of leadership ideas and updates about regional activities through the publication of an bi-annual newsletter.
  • Provide a network of administrative leaders across the state through the AFC website

Liberate the Leader in Everyone

Welcome - A Message from the 2018 Chair

Welcome to the Administration Commission!

It is a privilege to serve as your 2018 Administration Commission Chair,and I look forward to a great AFC year.   As our  Administration Commission Executive Board continues to grow, we are enthusiastic and ready to serve our Administrative and Business Affairs staff.

Together, our  Administration Commission will  increase our membership, expand professional development opportunities, share leadership stories, and engage in our communities.

I look forward to your continued leadership and vision as we “Navigate into the Future” making this “Mission Possible”.


Brenda Rante, Indian River State College

2018 Administration Commission Chair

Commission Resources

  1. Executive Board
  2. Announcements
  3. Newsletter
  4. Bylaws
  5. Meeting Minutes
  6. Awards and Recognition
  7. Resources
  8. Social Media - Get Connected


Chair: Brenda Rante, Indian River State College, eMail: [email protected]; Phone: 772-462-7967

Chair-Elect: Lynne O'Dell, Indian River State College; eMail: [email protected]; Phone: 772-462-7785

Immediate Past Chair: Xiao Wang, Broward College, eMail: [email protected]; Phone: 954-201-6515

Secretary: Nicole Duslak, Lake-Sumter State College; eMail: [email protected]; Phone: 352-323-3691

Treasurer: Keri Hughes, Indian River State College; eMail: [email protected]; Phone: 772-462-7290

Public Relations Chair: Dr. Mark Thompson, Lake-Sumter State College; eMail: [email protected]

Region I Representative: Jacqueline Edwards, Tallahassee Community College; eMail: [email protected]; Phone: 850-201-6113

Region V Representative: Doug Prevatt, College of Central Florida; eMail: [email protected]; Phone: 352-873-5800, ext. 1242


2018 Leadership Excellence Award nomination form - Deadline to submit the nominees has been extended to Sept. 7, 2018.



The Administration Commission Newsletter is published electronically two times a year in June and December.

August 2014 - Special Edition

June 2014


Recognizing the need to establish procedures and guidelines as they reflect the rights, responsibilities, and objectives of its membership, the Administration Commission hereby adopts these Bylaws and Standing Rules:

Bylaws (Revised June 2018)

Bylaws (Revised 2014)


May 10, 2018

February 13, 2018

January 22, 2015

March 25, 2014

February 18, 2014


2018 Leadership Excellence Award nomination form

2017 Leadership Excellence of the Year Award Winner


Picture from left to right are Dr. Xiao Wang (Chair), Ray Carpenter and Brenda Rante (Chair-elect)


 Blue Leadership Word Cloud

Harvard Business Review- Skills of An Effective Administrator

FORBES-Top 10 Qualities That Make A Great Leader

INC.- 7 Habits of Highly Effective Leaders

FORBES-10 Communication Secrets of Great Leaders


If your email address is not found on file, please send a message to [email protected] and a staff member will contact you.