J4 Leaders Aspire to... Serve Where Called

November 3, 2015 | 6:00 - 7:30 PM (Registration begins at 5:30)

First Presbyterian Church of Orlando | 106 E. Church Street | Edington Ministry Center | 3rd Floor, Sterchi Conference Room | Parking Garage located at Jackson/Rosalind - Bring parking ticket for validation

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Stephanie Nelson Garris, J.D., Executive Director of Grace Medical Home

Stephanie has a lengthy career in civic activism and community service. Prior to working at Grace, she served as Executive Director for the American Cancer Society in Central Florida and held several positions in the federal legislative arena when she lived in Washington, D.C., including the American Hospital Association and the American Medical Association. Stephanie also worked as a Legislative Assistant on Capitol Hill and a political fundraiser. She attended the University of Florida and the American University Washington College of Law.

Stephanie has a long history of volunteer service in Orlando through the Junior League of Greater Orlando (President 2009-2010) and the Florida Bar Association (Elected Member, Young Lawyers Board of Directors). She is also very active in the Florida Association of Free and Charitable Clinics where she is a founding Board Member and Public Policy Chair. She also serves on the Board of the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics.  Locally, she is on the Board of the Primary Care Access Network and the Dental Care Access Foundation where she advocates for those in need of services.  She is an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Orlando.  She and her husband are the proud parents of three young sons.