Lighthouse of SWFL Announces Two New Board Members
The volunteer board provides leadership for carrying out the agency's mission of enabling people of all ages living with a visual impairment or blindness to remain independent, active and productive in our society.
McElroy is an Associate Professor and the Digital Design Program Chair at Hodges University. He brings a wealth of expertise in creative services to the Board and will be a tremendous asset to the Lighthouse of SWFL. McElroy received both his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design and Masters of Fine Arts degree for Visual Arts from Maywood University.
Paight was the founding Executive Director of the Fort Myers Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), a position he held for nearly 30 years. His extensive background in real estate planning and community development will lend a significant strength to the Board. Paight received his Bachelor's degree in Public Administration from the University of Miami and a Master of Science degree in Urban Geography from Memphis State University.
Lighthouse of SWFL is a nationally accredited, United Way partner agency serving individuals with blindness and vision impairment in Lee, Glades, and Hendry counties. Lighthouse of SWFL is funded by the Division of Blind Services, United Way, Lee County Government, and other private donors. For more information, visit www.lighthouseswfl.org or call (239) 997-7797.
Lighthouse of SWFL
Amy Turner, Community Relations Coordinator