About Us 2017-08-21T12:28:38+00:00


The Florida Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (FLAFCC) is an organization of judicial, legal, mental health, financial and related professionals utilizing education, research and advocacy to improve the lives of children and families through the collaborative resolution of family conflict.


Jill Sanders, PhD, LP, President
Debra Weaver, PhD, LP, President-Elect
Rose Patterson, Immediate Past President
Paul Garcia, CPA, Treasurer
Craig Fabrikant, PhD, LP, Secretary

Lisette Beraja, LMFT
Connie Byrd, Attorney
Jon Johnson, Magistrate
Sheba Katz, PhD, LP
Anastasia Garcia, Attorney
Michelle Morley, Judge
Ariana Orshan, Judge
Pam Schneider, Attorney
Wilhelmina Tribble, Private Consultant
Mary Lou Wagstaff, Attorney

Robert Merlin, Esq.
Hon. (Ret.) Sandy Karlan
Jack Moring, Esq.


2001 Organizing Board Gregory Firestone, Ph.D.
2002 Gregory Firestone, Ph.D.
2003 Sheldon E. Finman, Esq.
2004 The Honorable Hugh E. Starnes
2005 Linda B. Fieldstone, M.Ed
2006 Debra K. Carter, Ph.D.
2007 The Honorable Raymond T. McNeal
2008 Nancy T. Blanton, LCSW
2009 The Honorable Lee A. Schreiber
2010 Myrna R. Neims, Ph.D.
2011 Deborah Coe Silver, Psy.D., ABPP, NCSP
2012 Lawrence C. Datz
2013 The Honorable Sandy Karlan
2014 Jack A. Moring
2015 Robert J. Merlin
2016 Rose Patterson