FKCC is governed by a seven member Board of Trustees. The purpose of the board is to provide policy direction for Florida Keys Community College, and we do that in part through formal action at regularly scheduled meetings. Meetings are held on the last Tuesday of each month at 2:00 p.m.
Stephanie Scuderi is the Senior Vice President and Director of Business Development at Centennial Bank. Residing in Islamorada, Scuderi draws from 20 years of professional experience in banking, marketing, and consulting to further support the community in a variety of ways. She has served in leadership positions in the Islamorada Chamber of Commerce, the Upper Keys Rotary, the Monroe County Education Foundation, Keys Ahead, Take Stock in Children, the Morada Way Arts and Cultural District, and the Florida Keys Wastewater Assistance Foundation. Scuderi is a graduate of Leadership Monroe County and serves on the Florida Keys Tourist Development Council District Advisory Council IV.
Scuderi holds a bachelor’s degree from Cornell, a Master of Science from Northwestern University, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Virginia.
Kevin Madok is the Senior Director of Strategic Planning for Monroe County, responsible for the County’s strategic plan as well as capital planning and financing. Prior to serving in this position, Mr. Madok was Assistant Finance Director for the Monroe County Clerk of the Court for eight years. He began his career as a CPA with the firm KPMG Peat Marwick in the Los Angeles office and subsequently spent the majority of his career in the investment field.
Mr. Madok moved to Miami in 1995 and to the City of Layton in 1999. Mr. Madok served on the Layton City Council from 2002 to 2006. He is active in the community, having served as Chairman of the Monroe County Fire & Ambulance District One Board of Governors, Treasurer and Chair of the Florida Keys Chapter of the FICPA, Board Member and Treasurer of the Key West Montessori Charter School, Board Member and Treasurer of the Southernmost Republic Club, member of the Rotary Club of Key West, and is a graduate of Leadership Monroe Class XXI.
Mr. Madok earned his BBA in Accounting from the University of San Diego and an MBA in Finance from the University of Southern California.
Michelle Maxwell is the Assistant General Counsel of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office where she is currently assigned as an Inspector in the Office of Internal Affairs. Ms. Maxwell is a native West Virginian who holds a bachelor’s degree from Shepherd University, a master’s degree in International Relations from Georgetown University and a law degree from West Virginia University. Ms. Maxwell is a certified law enforcement officer and a graduate of the FKCC’s Institute for Public Safety where she an occasional guest lecturer on legal issues.
Ms. Maxwell currently serves as a board member of Sigsbee Charter School, Womankind (Chairman, Education Committee) and Christina’s Courage Rape Crisis Center (Secretary). She also has two Take Stock In Children students that she mentors at Key West High School. Ms. Maxwell is happily married to her husband, Greg Sullivan.
Known as “Mr. Marathon,” Mike Puto has spent his life dedicated to the Middle Keys community. Puto is an alumnus of Marathon High School, Florida Keys Community College, and St. Leo University. He was a high school teacher and worked in his family’s auto parts business before beginning his career in public service. In 1986, he was elected to the Monroe County Board of Commissioners. During his tenure, he served as Vice Mayor and Mayor. He twice held the position of Marathon’s City Manager from 2004 to 2008 and 2014 to 2016.
Puto was a member of Leadership Monroe County- Class Two and has held numerous leadership positions in community organizations including: the Pigeon Key Foundation Board (Vice President), the Florida Keys Children’s Shelter (President), the Marathon Alumni Athletic Club (President), the Florida Keys Electric Cooperative (Secretary), the Greater Marathon Chamber of Commerce (Ambassador), Take Stock in Children (mentor), and the Marathon Yacht Club Education Foundation. He is also a member of the Marathon Elks Club, the Marathon Moose Club, the Marathon Lions Club, and the Marathon Rotary Club.
Born in Havana, Cuba and raised in Miami, Elena Spottswood has lived in Key West since 1993 where she raised four children with her husband Robert. She attended Miami Dade Community College and holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Florida International University.
Mrs. Spottswood has a long history of community service. She is a 20-year member of the Board of Directors of the San Carlos Institute and was the president of the founding board of the Key West Symphony Orchestra. She also served 10 years on the Board of Directors of the PACE School for Girls and two years on the Board of Directors of Safeport. In 2013, Attorney General Pam Bondi appointed her to the Florida Commission on the Status of Women. Mrs. Spottswood is serving her second term on the College’s Board of Trustees; her previous term was from 2001 to 2005.
Robert Stoky is President and Chair of the board of Florida Keys Restaurant Management, overseeing operations of eight Keys restaurants. In addition to being a restaurateur, the local entrepreneur is a chef and cookbook author.
Mr. Stoky has served as a college adjunct instructor of Emergency Medical Services and as a member of the FKCC Foundation Board of Directors. He is a member and past president of the Key Largo Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and is a committee member of the Monroe County Tourist Development Council Advisory Board.
Mr. Stoky holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Communications from the University of Florida, as well as two Masters of Business Administration, in Finance and Management, from the University of Miami.