The First Step of Sarasota Board of Directors consists of business leaders, philanthropic donors and mental health experts.
Deputy Chief Patrick Robinson Chair
Dr. Kevin O'Neil
Sheriff's Representative Bill Spitler
Dr. John Wesley Walker Jr.
Executive Officers The First Step of Sarasota executive officers as of July 2020: left to right, Gwen MacKenzie, CEO; Tracy Weeden Chief In-patient and Residential Services Officer; Mounira Ragsdale, Chief Administrative Officer; and Vickie Tiutyama, Chief Financial Officer.
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