President & CEO, Dolores Sukhdeo

Dolores Sukhdeo currently serves as the President & CEO of South Florida PBS (WPBT2 and WXEL). Dolores runs the day-to-day operations for both stations, acts as on-air fundraiser and leads the executive team including the COO, CFO, Executive Vice President, and Vice Presidents of Content & Community Partnerships, Development, Membership & Marketing, and Engineering.

In 1998, Dolores joined the staff of WPBT2 in Miami as Vice President for Facilities Services where she was responsible for the for-profit activities. She was promoted to Station Manager in 2002 and to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in 2003.

Dolores Sukhdeo began her television career in 1990 at the international newsgathering division of Disney/ABC News Inc.--Worldwide Television News in New York, NY, where she worked her way through the ranks from Sales Assistant to Regional Executive for the USA & Latin America. During her tenure at Worldwide Television News, she managed large scale news events including the Oklahoma bombing, Olympics, Presidential Elections and United Nations 50th Anniversary.

Dolores earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish Literature from Columbia University and also a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Miami.

Dolores is President of FPBS, the Association of Public Television and Radio Stations in Florida. She is immediate past President of the International Women’s Forum of Florida. She is a past chair of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Nonprofit Business Committee and a past chair of the GMCC Creative Industries Committee. She also served on the Professional Leadership Council for FIU’s School of Journalism and Mass Communications.



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Board of Directors

South Florida PBS Officers
South Florida PBS Operating Board of Directors
Life Directors
South Florida PBS Foundation Board of Directors
Comtel Board of Directors

President & CEO, Dolores Sukhdeo, South Florida PBS/WPBT2& WXEL

Chair, Michele Kessler, Palm Beach

Immediate Past Chair, Laurie Silvers, Hollywood Media Group

Vice Chair, Peter L. Bermont, Bermont Advisory Group of Raymond James, Coral Gables

Vice Chair, Thomasina Caporella, Plantation

Vice Chair, Mark W. Cook Royal Palm Management, West Palm Beach

Secretary, Bernie Friedman, Becker & Poliakoff, Fort Lauderdale

Treasurer, Marta T. Batmasian Investments Limited, Boca Raton


Sandy Batchelor, The Batchelor Foundation, Miami

Fred Berens, Wells Fargo Advisors , Miami

Irving Bolotin, Coral Gables

Paul J. Dimare, Sr., Homestead

George T. Elmore, Hardrives, Inc., Delray Beach

Harvey A. Goldman, Miami

Kenneth A. Gordon, Brinkley Morgan, Fort Lauderdale

David L. Jaffe, Lynn University, Boca Raton

Ellen Liman, Palm Beach

Nicolas Perricone, M.D., Connecticut

David C. Prather, Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather, Keen & Littky-Rubin, LLP, West Palm Beach

Ashley Tripp, Belle Glade

George W. Weaver, Rauch, Weaver, Norfleet, Kurtz & Co., Fort Lauderdale

Michael J. Zinner, M.D., The Miami Cancer Institute, Miami


Jorge A. Arguelles

Robert G. Baal

William F. Cooper

Anthony C. Krayer, III

David Rich

Herbert A. Tobin


Chair, Marta T. Batmasian,Investments Limited, Boca Raton

Peter L. Bermont, Bermont Advisory Group of Raymond James, Coral Gables

Irving Bolotin, Coral Gables

Paul J. DiMare, Sr.,, Homestead

Bernie Friedman, Becker & Poliakoff, Fort Lauderdale

Harvey A. Goldman, Miami

Kenneth A. Gordon, Brinkley Morgan, Fort Lauderdale

David L. Jaffe, Lynn University, Boca Raton

David C. Prather, Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather, Keen & Littky-Rubin, LLP, West Palm Beach

Laurie Silvers, Hollywood Media Group, Boca Raton

Ex-OfficioMichele Kessler, Palm Beach

Ex-OfficioDolores Sukhdeo, President & CEO, South Florida PBS/WPBT2 & WXEL


Chair, Marta T. Batmasian, Investments Limited, Boca Raton

Kenneth A. Gordon, Brinkley Morgan, Fort Lauderdale

David L. Jaffe, Lynn University, Boca Raton

Wendy Sartory Link, Ackerman, Link & Sartory, West Palm Beach

Richard W. Morgner, Jefferies & Company, New York

Laurie Silvers, Hollywood Media Group, Boca Raton

Dwight Stephenson, D. Stephenson Construction, Inc., Fort Lauderdale

Ex-Officio, Michele Kessler, Palm Beach

Ex-Officio, Dolores SukhdeoSouth Florida PBS/WPBT2 & WXEL

Community Advisory Board

Community Advisory Board Members (South)
Community Advisory Board Members (North)

Cristina Alvarez

Sheryl Berkowitz

Sandy Casteel

Richard Ederr

Roland Foulkes

Dan Hardie

Kate MacMillin

Esther Martinez

Joy Ann Reid

Bill Teck

Jodi Tobin


Anthony Newbold

William Gillers

Clarice T. Davis

Charles Gaulkin

Annie P. Hill

Maxine Pierson

Phillip Major

Phillip Mrozinski

Ronald Silverman

Executive Staff

Executive Staff

Dolores Sukhdeo, Chief Executive Officer, dsukhdeo@southfloridapbs.org

Bill Scott, Executive Vice President, bscott@southfloridapbs.org

Jeff Huff, Chief Operating Officer, jhuff@southfloridapbs.org

Pamela Olmo, Chief Financial Officer, polmo@southfloridapbs.org

Sandra Baker, Managing Director of Development, sbaker@southfloridapbs.org

Jerry Liwanag, Senior VP of Membership and Marketing, jliwanag@southfloridapbs.org

Joyce Belloise, VP Content & Community Partnerships, jbelloise@southfloridapbs.org

Gene Talley, Senior VP of Technology/Operations, gtalley@southfloridapbs.org