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History

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The Central Florida Chapter became the 28th chapter of WTS on August 11, 1995 with 16 members. On August 14, 1995, a kickoff reception was held to introduce WTS to Central Florida. The program included guest speakers City of Orlando Mayor Glenda Hood and FTA Southeast Regional Administrator Ms. Susan Schruth.

Founding Board members included:
Barbara Stiles, President
Gert DeSantis, Vice President
Michelle Gallant, Secretary
Kathy Morgan, Treasurer
Barbara Crystal, Media Relations Chair
Joedel Zaballero, Newsletter Chair
Rosemarie Moeller, Recognitions Chair
Charlotte Davidson, Programs Co-Chair
Christine Kefauver, Programs Co-Chair

In January, 1996, the Chapter had it's first Annual Awards Banquet with guest speaker FTA Administrator Grace Crunican.

In the Fall of 1996, the Chapter established a scholarship in honor of Frankee Hellinger for her achievements and her role as a woman in transportation. College scholorships are now awarded annually to women in the transportation field.

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