Board of Directors

Legal Services of North Florida is guided by a 21-member Board of Directors, seven of whom represent low-income client groups or are low-income clients themselves. The remaining members include an accountant and volunteer attorneys appointed by local voluntary bar associations and the Florida State University College of Law.




All meetings are to be held in the Conference Room of Legal Services of North Florida’s Tallahassee Office except for the Annual Dinner Meeting (at a restaurant to be announced). COVID safety may prevent in-person meetings.

    • Tuesday, January 3, 2023 | 12:00 pm ET
    • Wednesday, February 15, 2023 | 6:00 pm ET
    • Wednesday, May 17, 2023 | 6:00 pm ET (Annual Dinner Meeting)
    • Wednesday, August 16, 2023 | 6:00 pm ET
    • Wednesday, November 15, 2023 | 6:00 pm ET

(NOTE: Board Members wishing to attend any meeting in person will be given a travel voucher if desired [for mileage reimbursement or applicable travel expense and, if traveling long distance, for hotel stay] upon their arrival at the meeting.)


*Public Announcement: Any additional meetings called for or changes to the above meetings will be announced on LSNF’s website at least three days prior to the meeting.


Nick Youtz, Esq.


Jamie Ito

Vice President

Richard Benham


Board Members

Curt Bender
Kathryn Avila
Mark Davis
Towanna Fullmore
Elizabeth Gabriel
Barry Gray
David Grimes, Esq.
Lorena Holley, Esq.
Oliver Hill
Edrene Johnson
Michael Johnson
Kathleen Lanier
Skip Mitchell
Magie Ozarowski
Phil Smith, Esq.
Dan Thompson, Esq.
Stephanie Tillery
Yvonne Whitehead