Debate 2012 at Lynn University

October 22, 2012 • 9 P.M. EDT

Community Voices

Watch the videos below to hear what our community leaders have to say about what it means to host America’s marquee political event in our area.

Kelly Smallridge, President & CEO
Business Development Board of Palm Beach County


  • Sarah Martin, Executive Director, Delray Beach Marketing Cooperative
  • Troy McLellan, President & CEO, Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce
  • Kelly Smallridge, President & CEO, Business Development Board of Palm Beach County
  • Andre Varona, CEO, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County


  • Frank Barbieri, Chairman, School Board of Palm Beach County
  • Wayne Gent, Superintendent of Schools, Palm Beach County School District


  • Roger Amadon, Executive Director, Tourist Development Council
  • Dan Alexander, Chief of Police, Boca Raton Police Services Department
  • Susan Bucher, Supervisor of Election, Palm Beach County
  • Chuck Elderd, Film Commissioner, Palm Beach County
  • Mami Hampton-Kisner, Board Member, Tourist Development Council
  • Bill Nix, VP of Marketing and Cultural Affairs, Cultural Council of Palm Beach County
  • Jorge Pesquera, CEO, Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Susan Whelchel, Mayor, City of Boca Raton


  • Manny O'Neill, President, Palm Beach County Hotel & Lodging Association