Board Members




Sharon Daley is a graduate of Pace University, New York, with a Bachelor degree in Business Administration and Accounting. Sharon is Vice President and Private Client Relationship Manager with TD Wealth Management.

Sharon's community involvement spans over 20 years of volunteerism.


Tamera Pompea, has a passion for the well-being of children and families and strives to help make a positive impact in their lives.

“I am thrilled to be involved with The Center and look forward to working with such a loyal and dedicated board,” said Tamera Pompea. 

In addition to her involvement with The Center, Tamera supports the Jerome Golden Center for Behavioral Health in West Palm Beach, the University of New Haven and the Springfield Falcons Charitable Foundation.  After retiring from the Department of Correction in Connecticut, she spent her time raising three daughters and volunteering on various committees and prep schools in Connecticut. 

Tamera, and her husband Charles Pompea are owners of the Springfield Falcons, an American Hockey League Team.

When not residing at their home in Jupiter, they spend time in New York City and Scarborough, Maine. She is an active member of Jupiter First Church, Ritz Carlton ARB, Essex Yacht Club and the Portland Country Club.


Karen Swanson, originally from New Jersey, moved to Florida in the mid 70's. Having graduated from Graham Jr. College in Boston, Massachusetts with an Associate Degree in Business Administration, Karen began working for several developers in the South Florida region. Eventually, Karen and her husband Dan successfully created Addison Development, a premier custom estate homes development company based in Palm Beach, Florida. 

Karen has been involved with The Unicorn Children's Foundation for over nine years. During this time, she has served on the Board of Directors as Vice-President and is currently the Treasurer. Karen is also involved in many civic groups and the Arts including: The Norton Museum, Palm Beach Civic Association, The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, Kravis Center, Carnegie Museum of Pittsburgh, the Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach, & Peggy Adams Rescue League. Karen sits on the board for The Center for Family Services. She has chaired "The Old Bags Luncheon," the YWCA Harmony House Luncheon, & the Children's Holiday Party at the Norton, along with being a member of many other fundraisers. Her philanthropic work is well known throughout the Palm Beaches, which earned her the nomination of the Wachovia's Woman Volunteer of the Year award in 2007, hosted by the Junior League of Boca Raton. 

Gary Walk has more than 40 years of experience practicing real estate, business, and banking law.  He is a partner in the West Palm Beach law firm of Ciklin Lubitz & O’Connell, and is the former Chairman of the Palm Beach County Bar Association. 

Gary has served the community in numerous roles from seats on bank boards, to non-profits, to homeowner associations. His support of the Jewish community has been extensive. He is a graduate of Leadership Palm Beach County and a former Director of the program. 

Gary lives in Palm Beach Gardens has raised three children there with his wife, Judy. He is an avid runner and has run many half and full marathons, including 12 consecutive Boston Marathons.


Jose Cano is a native of Palm Beach County having grown up in Belle Glade.  Jose is Senior Vice President of Flagler Bank, in West Palm Beach.   

Jose is active in our community as a volunteer and enjoys Palm Beach County's many outdoor activities, especially fishing.




Patricia Vega is a Development Specialist with Healthy Steps for Young Children. Patricia has a Masters in Education and a Bachelors degree in Psychology.  She has been working with clients of Center for Family Services for many years.  She understands the needs of our clients and is eager to help CFS as a board member. 


Honorary Board

Frances Fisher
Arlette Gordon
Barbara Nicklaus

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