Members & Committees

2017 Executive Committee - Officers

H. William Perry

Managing Shareholder


Executive Committee: Board Chair; Member since 2001

Pamela Rauch

Vice President of External Affairs and Economic Development

Florida Power and Light Company

Executive Committee: Chair Elect; Member since 2010

Arthur J. Menor

Managing Partner

Shutts & Bowen, LLP

Executive Committee Officer: Secretary; Member since 2003

Michael L. Kohner

Managing Director

Andersen Tax LLC

Executive Committee Officer: Treasurer; Member since 2001

David H. Baker


Alley, Maass, Rogers & Lindsay, P.A.

Executive Committee Officer: General Counsel; Member since 1996

Wendy Sartory Link

President/Managing Partner

Wendy Sartory Link, PLLC

Executive Committee: Past Board Chair; Member since 1997


Members of the Economic Council can choose to serve on any of the below Committees.


The Communications Committee meets every other month and works to establish effective means for internal and external messaging to ensure its members and the community stay informed of the Council’s activities utilizing different platforms such as newsletters, social media and website. This Committee is instrumental in the planning and execution of the Leadership Trip.  

Dwyer Awards

The Dwyer Committee meets monthly or as needed and works in collaboration with the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County to plan and execute the annual Dwyer Awards ceremony which celebrates the finest educators in Palm Beach County, as well as develop fundraising efforts and sponsors as well as support the judging requirements. All funds […]

Member Services

The Member Services Committee meets monthly and works on attracting and retaining members as well as vetting new members to join the organization. Membership consists of 100 Active Members, Sustaining Members and Emerging Leaders. 16 of the 100 Members at large have been members for more than 20 years.  

Governance and Operations

The Governance and Operations Committee meets on an as-needed basis to discuss and review operational and governance issues such as By-Laws.  


The Policy Committee meets monthly and identifies policies and issues of importance to the county as well as monitoring county and statewide legislation and ordinances. 2018 Policy Objectives include Health and Human Services, Environment and Natural Resources, Economic Development and Budget and Taxation.  

Strategic Initiatives

The Strategic Initiatives Committee meets monthly and identifies and helps implement strategic initiatives which includes the following 2018 Priorities: Housing and Development, Mobility and Infrastructure.