Please Don't Hurt Me: Perspectives in Child Abuse Prevention 2016

Event Title

Ronald Book, Chairman of the Lauren’s Kids Foundation

Location

NSU Fort Lauderdale's Don Taft University Center: South Auxiliary Court on the 2nd floor

Start Date

4-15-2016 8:00 AM

End Date

4-15-2016 5:00 PM

Description

Ronald L. Book is a specialist in governmental affairs and administrative law, with a Juris Doctorate degree from Tulane University and a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Florida International University, Ron served as Director and Special Counsel for the office of Cabinet and Legislative Affairs under former Florida Governor Bob Graham and was the Director of the Administrative and Governmental Law Department for Miami-based Sparber, Shevin, Shapo, Heilbronner & Book. During part of his tenure with former Governor Graham, Ron also served as Executive Director of the constitutional revision campaign, "Five for Florida's Future" raising close to $1.0 million to support the effort. Over the past decade and a half, Ron has raised over $30 million for various candidates and causes. An active participant in the South Florida community, Ron serves as a trustee of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Broward Sheriff's Advisory Council. He is a past Board member of the Epilepsy Foundation of South Florida, a former member of the Steering Committee for the Summit of the Americas, a member of the University Outreach Development Council at Florida International University and a Board Member emeritus of the Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Foundation; Member and Chairman of the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust. Ron is a founding member of Lauren's Kids, Inc., a 501(c)(3) created to fight childhood sexual abuse. Ron serves as Chairman of the Lauren's Kids Foundation, a charitable entity founded with his daughter, Lauren, to prevent childhood sexual abuse through education and awareness.

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Apr 15th, 8:00 AM Apr 15th, 5:00 PM

Ronald Book, Chairman of the Lauren’s Kids Foundation

NSU Fort Lauderdale's Don Taft University Center: South Auxiliary Court on the 2nd floor

Ronald L. Book is a specialist in governmental affairs and administrative law, with a Juris Doctorate degree from Tulane University and a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Florida International University, Ron served as Director and Special Counsel for the office of Cabinet and Legislative Affairs under former Florida Governor Bob Graham and was the Director of the Administrative and Governmental Law Department for Miami-based Sparber, Shevin, Shapo, Heilbronner & Book. During part of his tenure with former Governor Graham, Ron also served as Executive Director of the constitutional revision campaign, "Five for Florida's Future" raising close to $1.0 million to support the effort. Over the past decade and a half, Ron has raised over $30 million for various candidates and causes. An active participant in the South Florida community, Ron serves as a trustee of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Broward Sheriff's Advisory Council. He is a past Board member of the Epilepsy Foundation of South Florida, a former member of the Steering Committee for the Summit of the Americas, a member of the University Outreach Development Council at Florida International University and a Board Member emeritus of the Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Foundation; Member and Chairman of the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust. Ron is a founding member of Lauren's Kids, Inc., a 501(c)(3) created to fight childhood sexual abuse. Ron serves as Chairman of the Lauren's Kids Foundation, a charitable entity founded with his daughter, Lauren, to prevent childhood sexual abuse through education and awareness.