Meet WPPL's New Board Members: Making a Difference
The Winter Park Public Library Board of Trustees recently elected four new board members to each serve three-year terms from 2019-2022. Read up on the talents that each new board member will bring below.
Katrina E. Jenkins
As Dean of Religious Life at Rollins College, Katrina’s role at Rollins is to build bridges between diverse secular and religious organizations to promote an environment of understanding and fellowship. Her skills and experience working with youth, college students and adults perfectly align with the WPPL mission to support collaboration and learning in Winter Park. Katrina is an ordained minister with a Master of Divinity and is a trained facilitator/trainer.
Whitney Melton Laney
A native of Winter Park, Whitney comes to WPPL with a rich history of philanthropic, radio and public relations and business experiences. Currently as CEO of Whitney Melton Laney Homes, she is active connecting to resident and businesses in her hometown, was a local radio host and on-air personality and led numerous non-profit organizations. WPPL welcomes Whitney’s breadth of experience and enthusiasm for giving back to help guide the library’s future.
Michael Perelman, MA, MB, BChir, FRCP
Michael brings 30 years of entrepreneurial, medical and leadership experience to the board. His career as a physician and business leader in the pharmaceutical industry includes helping organizations develop strategies for success through teamwork and critical thinking. Michael’s academic depth (with BA, MA, BB and BChir degrees) and community-minded spirit will be invaluable to WPPL as a forward-thinking organization.
Michael adds high-level IT and business experience to the Board of Trustees array of leaders. He is CEO of Frog, a boutique fiber optic gigabit+ internet provider for large scale master planned communities and municipalities. Michael’s personal passion includes finding ways to ensure technology enhances youths’ experiences outdoors to experience nature while burning energy. We welcome his commitment to WPPL with his counsel to ensure the library’s technology is ready for the 21st century.