Welcome to the Northeast Chapter

Thanks to all who attended FRLA’s Northeast Chapter 10th Annual ROSE Awards recognizing Northeast Florida front-line hospitality employees who demonstrate excellent customer service. It was a great success! You can view pictures of the event and all the award winners here.

Check out our upcoming events on the calendar below. You can also find our events on the FRLA Facebook page. #FRLANEFL

Chapter Events

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Upcoming Events › Northeast

List of Events

September 25 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
September 29 | 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
October 11 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
October 18 | 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
November 13 | 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
March 13, 2019
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Chapter Directors

Nicole Chapman
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Chapter Leadership


Scott Overton, Hampton Inn by Hilton I-95 St. Augustine

Vice President of Hotels
David Mariotti, One Ocean Resort & Spa

Vice President of Restaurants
Greg Delks, Firehouse Subs

Rebecca Pemberton, Vizergy Digital Marketing

Wayne McLellan, Omni Amelia Island Plantation


Scott Wellington, Aloft Tapestry Park

Dennis Chan, Blue Bamboo

Sonja Dyess, Captevrix

John Dickinson, Constangy Brooks & Smith LLC

David Mason, Courtyard by Marriott Jacksonville Mayo Clinic

Shawn Frisbee, DoubleTree by Hilton Jacksonville Riverfront

Glenn Jakositz, EcoLab

Tom Jankowski, Fairfield Inn & Suites St. Augustine

Wen Raiti, Leaf and Bean


Julian Hardy, Hampton Inn by Hilton Jacksonville Beach Oceanfront

Ben Williams, DPS

Dawn Southworth, Omni Jacksonville Hotel

Lisa Eveson, Pinnacle Hospitality Systems

Thayer Kern, Ponte Vedra Resorts- The Lodge & Club at Ponte Vedra Beach

Jack Manilla, Portofino Pools

Fred Pozin, Ramada Conference Center Mandarin

Shannon Dearin, Courtyard by Marriott I-95 St. Augustine

Olivia Hoblit, Seaside Amelia Inn

Andrew Miller, Sysco Jacksonville

Bill Knight, Terminix

Jim McManemon, The Ritz Carlton Amelia Island


Gil Langley, Amelia Island CVB

Kimberly Morgan, Clay County

Bob Mark, Florida State College of Jacksonville

Rob Borom, HabiJax

Barbara Halverstadt, JAA

Leigh Cort, Women’s Food Alliance

Jason Wittmer, Florida’s First Coast of Golf

Michael Corrigan, Visit Jacksonville