Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors are something special!

They are exceptional people that are dedicated to the purpose of serving

Above Right: Cindy Kocher, Board President, received the 2012 Citizen of the Year award from NASW at the USF Alumni Center

We Welcome You to join us!

Help us make a better place of us to live by joining the LIFE Center. There are many ways you can help contribute may it be by donation, service, volunteering or a particular gift you can share that can add to our special mission. We would love to hear from you! 

Board of Directors

Cindy H. Kocher, President

  • Retired: Director of Human Resources, Northside Mental Health Center President Life Aways Works, Inc.Past President; Temple Terrace Chamber of Commerce Development Instructor for 18 years

Flo Bayot, LCSW, Vice President

  • President & CEO of Enlightened Choices PLLC Past Chair of NASW for Tampa Bay Area Qualified Supervisor for Registered Social Work Interns

Jennifer R. Allen, MSW, Secretary

  • President One Unlimited Inc.Volunteer Chaplin at Unity of Tampa Church Group Therapist, Florida Cancer Institute Hudson, Fl.Marketing Specialist & Community Liason for Hospice & Home Health Agencies in Hillsborough, Pasco & Hernando Counties

Milton Moss, LMHC, CRC, Treasurer

  • Supervisor of Vocational Rehabilitation, Private counseling practice, TLC volunteer since 2005

Rose Mary Ammons, Ed.D

Assessment Psychologist Board Member, Environmental Health Testing, LLC VP OmniSource Health and Wellness, Inc.

William Luria, MD

  • Private Practice Plastic Surgery President, Lancet Indemnity Insurance Medical Director One Unlimited, Inc. Past President, Florida Society of Plastic Surgery Past Chairman Dept Plastic Surgery at St Joe’s Hospital

Felicia Pecora, MPA

  •  Army veteran and 17-year police officer. Chair of the Hillsborough County Public Library Board. Police Academy instructor and former certified bomb technician. Founder/CEO of the Doer Academy. Grateful EMDR success story.

Judith A. Sharp Rose, MA, LMHC, CMT

  • Director, Inner Calm Communications, Healing Arts Practitioner, Instructor of Infant Massage

Gary Johnson, MBA

  Former schoolteacher, industry administrator, staffing industry owner, member of Franciscan Center of Tampa, and LifePath Hospice.

Advisory Board Members

  • Sheryle Baker, MA. LMHC (TLC Sr. Therapist)
  • Verna McKelvin
  • Kathy Fountain, MA, LMHC
  • Sheron Alves Bass, Esquire
  • Rick Cassidy

Our Advisory Board Members are exceptional people who have helped the LIFE Center grow and continue to spread what we do to our community.