The ACLU of Florida staff is dedicated to the protection of our guaranteed Constitutional rights. Their work ensures that the ACLU of Florida can effectively carry out its mission. They are assisted by the efforts and dedication of a significant number of passionate interns and volunteers, and financially supported by thousands of ACLU members throughout the state.

Executive Department

Micah W. Kubic - Executive Director

Melba Pearson - Deputy Director

Joyce Hamilton-Henry - Director of Statewide Initiatives

Sabrina Williams - Executive Assistant


Communications Department 

Casey Bruce-White - Director of Communications

Joey Francilus - Digital Media Associate

Gaby Guadalupe - Media Relations Strategist

John Lantigua - Investigative Writer

Daniel Oliveras de Ita - Digital Storyteller


Development Department

Amy Turkel - Director of Philanthropy

Nikki Cox - Deputy Development Director

Richelle Ogle - Major Gift Officer


Field Department

James Herard - Field Director

Natishia Y. June - Deputy Field Director

Devan Cheaves - Statewide Criminal Justice Organizer

Sam Coodley - Statewide Voting Rights Organizer

Taylor Swink - Statewide Immigration Organizer


Finance and Administration Deparment 

Gary Sample - Chief Financial Officer

Maggie Block - Finance & Administration Manager

Ana Smith - Office Manager


Legal Department 

Daniel Tilley - Legal Director

Jackie Azis - Staff Attorney

Amien Kacou - Staff Attorney

Natalie Kopke - Legal Program Associate

Anton Marino - Staff Attorney

Jimmy Midyette - The Crag Orear ACLU of Florida LGBT Legal Fellow

Benjamin Stevenson - Staff Attorney

Layssa Zamora - Paralegal 


Policy and Advocacy

Kirk Bailey - Political Director

Sara Latshaw - Deputy Political Director 

Kara Gross - Legislative Director and Senior Policy Counsel 

Michelle Morton - Policy Coordinator for Juvenile Justice

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