Florida LambdaRail is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of representatives appointed by its Equity Partner Institutions.  The Board of Directors provides strategic direction, leadership and oversight.

FLR represents the common interests of Florida’s educational and research communities in the goal of providing Florida with robust, high-capacity network infrastructure and services.

Board of Directors

Mr. Robert Grillo, Chair
Vice President and CIO • Florida International University

Mr. Jason Ball, Vice Chair
Associate VP and CIO • Florida Atlantic University

Dr. Marco Carvalho, Secretary
Executive VP & Provost, Comp. Engr. & Sciences, Research • Florida Institute of Technology

Ms. Mary Banks, Treasurer
Associate VP & CIO,  Computing Services • Florida Gulf Coast University

Mr. Scott Bennett
Vice President of Finance & Administration • University of North Florida

Mr. Elias G. Eldayrie
Vice President and CIO • University of Florida

Mr. Sidney Fernandes
System Vice President/CIO, USF Health IS • University of South Florida

Mr. Ernie Fernandez
VP, IT Infrastructure • University of Miami

Ms. Jane Livingston
Associate VP, CIO • Florida State University

Mr. Matt Hall
VP for Information Technology & CIO • University of Central Florida

Mrs. Sandra Thompson
Director of Networking and Telecommunications • University of West Florida

Mr. Tom West
Vice President and CIO • Nova Southeastern University

Mr. Joseph Lazor, (ex officio, non-voting)
Chief Executive Officer • Florida LambdaRail

Mr. Eugene Kovacs, (at large, non-voting)
Assistant Vice Chancellor and CIO • State University System of Florida Board of Governors

Mr. Dayaghan T. Pendharkar, (at large, non-voting)
Vice President, Office of Information Technology • Hillsborough Community College