The Pace Center for Girls in Jacksonville Announces New Officers on its Board of Trustees

On Monday, the Pace Center for Girls (Pace) announced its newly elected officers to the 2021 Board of Trustees.

While adapting to the challenges brought on by the coronavirus pandemic this year, Pace has continued to provide education, counseling, training and advocacy to more than 3,000 girls and young women at increased risk of juvenile justice and child welfare system involvement in 22 communities across Florida and Georgia.

Gordon Bailey will serve as the 2021 chair of the Board of Trustees of Pace Center for Girls.  He is the vice president of public affairs and community engagement at Florida Blue and is responsible for leading and managing federal and state government relations, the Florida Blue Foundation, Corporate Social Responsibility and the Florida Blue Center for Health Policy.  Bailey previously served as the chair of the Pace Center for Girls, Jacksonville Board of Directors.

Brittany Perkins Castillo will serve as 2021 vice-chair of the Board of Trustees of Pace Center for Girls.  Perkins Castillo is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for AshBritt, a U.S. disaster response and logistics services company. Castillo holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Texas at Austin and maintains an active pro bono legal practice to serve refugees and survivors of domestic violence.

Mark Barnes will serve as the 2021 treasurer of the Board of Trustees of Pace Center for Girls. He is the independent review partner at DiBartolomeo, McBee, Hartley & Barnes, PA. In addition to serving on the Pace Board of Trustees, he also serves on the board of Pace Center for Girls, Treasure Coast in Port Saint Lucie.

Greg Haile will serve as the 2021 secretary of the Board of Trustees of Pace Center for Girls. Haile is the seventh president of Broward College, where he serves approximately 60,000 students. He received his B.S. from Arizona State University, his J.D. from the Columbia University School of Law, his Honorary Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University, and teaches a self-designed 4 credit course at Harvard (Summer School).


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