Our Board of Directors sets the tone and direction for our organization. Avenues 12 has an effective board leadership and governance that helps to ensure that our non-profit can operate to its fullest capacity. Operations are overseen by a highly qualified Executive Director and Board of Directors.
Our Board of Directors is comprised of creative and dedicated members of Volusia County. Our members encompass a broad range of professions, from law to media, finance and real estate.
We are a non-profit 501(c)3 organization and are not affiliated with any government agency or religious organization. Avenues 12 is a member of the Daytona Regional and Ormond Beach Chambers of Commerce.
Professionally, Caryn Baker is real estate agent with Realty Pros Assured. With nearly 20 years of experience, she is a multi-million-dollar producer, a leader in industry governance with a background in real estate law. She is a Certified Distressed Property Expert. As a member of the Daytona Beach Area Association of Realtors, she has served three years as the Chair of the Government Affairs Committee, and plays an important role on both the Realtor/Attorney and Grievance Committees. In 2012, Caryn was awarded the DBAAR Community Service Award.
In addition to her devotion to Avenues 12, her commitment and leadership to community and charitable organizations reaches far and wide. As a member of the Ormond Chamber, her merits are unprecedented. She recently chaired The Mayor’s Annual Golf Challenge, serves on the Tourism Committee and was recently named to the Business Advisors Group. Last year she was honored as the 2013 Chamber Ambassador of the year. She also raises money and awareness for breast cancer research.
Caryn Baker has served as an Avenues 12 board member for 3 1/2 years and was serving as Vice President. Caryn serves on the Ave 12 board to give back to the community and like so many others, because members of her own family have struggled with substance and alcohol abuse and she recognizes and appreciates the valuable and necessary service that Ave 12 strives to provide.
Andy Barboza – VP/Relationship Manager at Intracoastal Bank.
He is a highly motivated and driven professional with almost 20 years banking experience. He currently serves the Ormond Beach community and surrounding areas.
Professionally Andy is active with the Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce as an Ambassador and graduate of the 2013 Ormond Beach Leadership Class X, Habitat for Humanity, Daytona Beach Quarterback Club Member, United Way Teach Children to Save program and community volunteer for the Halifax Oyster Festival to raise funds for the Marine Discovery Center in New Smyrna Beach.
Laura Nogaj is originally from South Florida but has been living in the Central Florida area since 1999. She attended Florida Atlantic University where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Florida International University where she received her Master’s in Information Technology. Currently, Laura works for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Technology.
Laura volunteers in in our community regularly with the Disney VoluntEARs organization and has also been elected as Secretary on the Board of Directors for Avenues 12 Women’s Recovery Houses.
Laura believes we each have a unique contribution to make . . . we just have to listen to our inner voice for guidance.
- Margaret Irish: Marketing Director for Stars and Stripes Military Newspaper, Washington DC
- Michael Rodriguez: Bundza & Rodriguez, P.A.
- Doug Lovett: CFA: Co-founder & Portfolio Manager at D2 Capital Management
- David Strohecker: CFP Dividend Stock Portfolio Manager at D2 Capital Management, LLC
- Judith Duggan Davidson: Volusia County Judge