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About the Beacon Council

Economic Development Foundation


The Beacon Council Foundation is a 501(C) 3, a Florida not-for-profit organization and an affiliate of The Miami-Dade Beacon Council, a 501(C) 6, created exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. 


The Miami-Dade Beacon Council is the sole member of the Foundation and has oversight and control over the Foundation’s fiscal and programmatic activities.

Board Members

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Juan Carlos Liscano

American Airlines

Board Director, 2023-2024 Chair

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Christine Barney

rbb commnications
Board Director, Chair-Elect


Basil Khalil

FedEx Latin America
Board Director, Treasurer

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Yolanda Cash Jackson

Board Director, Immediate Past Chair


Newton B. Sanon
OIC of South Florida
Board Director, Secretary


Rodrick T. Miller

Miami-Dade Beacon Council
Board Director


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Matt Haggman

Opportunity Miami @ 

Miami-Dade Beacon Council


Camela Glean-Jones

Miami-Dade Beacon Council

Foundation Documentation

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