Joy Korman, of Jacksonville, is the co-founder of Living Leadership, a consulting and training partnership that specializes in leadership, team building and organizational processes for the nonprofit and corporate sectors. Ms. Korman has worked as a teacher, counselor, administrator and community leader for over 30 years. She has held many leadership positions including the chairperson of the board of the Jacksonville Public Libraries, president of Congregation Ahavath Chesed, and has served on the boards of Leadership Jacksonville, Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, and Community Connections. She has also worked on major capital campaigns and in an advisory capacity for Hope Haven Children’s Clinic, the Community Literacy Initiative, and the Super Bowl Host Committee. Ms. Korman has been a French and Spanish teacher, supervisor of student teachers, school counselor and administrator. While at The Bolles School, she created several initiatives related to leadership training, mentoring and community service for high school students. She is a trained facilitator in conflict resolution. She has been a consultant and trainer for Leadership Jacksonville’s School Leadership Connection program. Ms. Korman received her B.A. in French and Spanish from Simmons College and her M.Ed. from Southern Connecticut State University. She is a graduate of Leadership Jacksonville, Class of 1995. Her honors include the 1995 Community Connections Tribute Award – Women in Leadership, the 1996 Israel Unity Award, the 2004 NCCJ Humanitarian Award, the 2005 National Council of Jewish Women “Women In Power” Award and the Florida Library Association Outstanding Citizen’s Award in 2007. She was appointed to the UNF Board of Trustees by the Governor in 2008. Ms. Korman was reappointed by the Governor for a second term ending January 6, 2018. She was elected vice chair of the UNF Board of Trustees January 2014 for a term ending January 2016.
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