2020 Board of Directors
The F.I.S.H. Board of Directors is the backbone of our organization. Our Board brings a vast array of diverse experiences to F.I.S.H. All of our Board members are involved in our operations, work on committees and tackle community initiatives as they arise. Our Board sets the direction and policy for F.I.S.H. Our Board consists of business owners, island partners and community members.
Sheridan Snell, Board Chair; Lisa Ann Miller, M.D., Board Vice Chair; Maggi Feiner, President & CEO;
Jim Metzler, Ph.D., Treasurer; Jack Alexander, Assistant Treasurer; Willy Ocasio, Secretary;
Robert Bowden; Melissa Congress; Jack Meng; Jim Nelson; Kathy Samson; Ellen Sloan;
Ann-Marie Wildman; Nicole McHale, Past Board Chair; John Morse, Esq., Emeritus
About Maggi Feiner, President & CEO
As President & CEO of F.I.S.H. Maggi leads the staff and volunteers in honoring the mission of F.I.S.H. She joined the F.I.S.H. Board in 2004, was Board President in 2006 and 2007 as well as years 2009 and 2010. She was appointed Executive Director in 2011, and would only accept the role as a volunteer (non-paid) position. Maggi is still leading our organization, now as President & CEO, working closely with the Board and Staff and providing over 50 hours of service per week. She is responsible for the overall strategic and operational responsibility for F.I.S.H.’s staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. She oversees the organizations leadership and management, fundraising and communications and sustainability planning. Maggi strongly believes in community partnerships to help those in need and to build a stronger community for years to come. She has represented F.I.S.H. at many local service organizations, churches and community events, CFI, Friends Who Care, United Way and Zonta meetings.
About Alicia Tighe Orgera, Executive Director
Alicia works with President and CEO, Maggi Feiner, to ensure the organization’s daily operations continue to run smoothly, as well as focusing on long-term goals and strategic planning. Alicia is a Florida native who spent the last ten years of her career in public service working in various capacities in Florida and Washington, D.C. for U.S. Senator Bill Nelson. Her background in constituent services has taken her across the state directing a wide-range of activities that include hurricane response efforts, water quality issues, assisting veterans, and developing a diverse network in the Southwest Florida region. Alicia holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida and a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration from Northwestern University