, CEO Heartland for Children (Community/Community Based Care)
is a 20 year resident of Winter Haven, Florida. Ms. Saunders has a strong interest in promoting health and wellbeing in her
is the CEO of Heartland for Children
, a not-for-profit organization serving children and families in Polk, Highlands, and Hardee Counties.
In addition to the Central Florida Behavioral Health Network Board, Ms. Saunders serves on the Winter Haven YMCA Advisory Council, the Warner University Social Work program's advisory group, and the Polk Vision Quality of Life Task Force. Additionally, Ms. Saunders was appointed by Secretary David Wilkins of the Department of Children and Families to the Independent Living Services Advisory Council, and was appointed by Governor Charlie Crist to serve on the Florida Council on Homelessness.