Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Patricia Frost, Lisa Burgess, Frank Gromling, Richard Forsyth, Tara Forman and Carroll Hanley Goggin to the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.

Patricia Frost
Frost, of Miami Beach, is a former Principal with Miami-Dade County Public Schools and a longtime supporter of the arts. Along with her husband, Dr. Phillip Frost, they have supported projects such as The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science and The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum. Mrs. Frost is Chairman Emeritus of the Smithsonian American Art Museum Commission and the Honorary Chairman of The National Board of the Smithsonian Institution. She received her bachelor’s degree from Colby College and her master’s degree from Columbia University.

Lisa Burgess 
Burgess, of Fort Lauderdale, is President of New River Fine Art, Inc., a fine art gallery. She is a member of Funding Arts Broward, is on the Director’s Circle for the Nova Southeastern University Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale and is a former committee member of the Symphony of the Americas. Burgess earned her bachelor’s degree in communications from Southern Methodist University.

Frank Gromling
Gromling, of Beverly Beach, is the owner of Ocean Art Gallery of Ormond Beach. Since 2012, he has specialized in mediums such as acrylic, oil, watercolor, pastels, photography, stained glass, wood, pottery and more. Gromling is active in the community with the Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce and the Ormond Mainstreet First Saturday Art Walk. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force and a graduate of George Washington University.

Richard Forsyth
Forsyth, of Tampa, is the Owner, President and CEO of Wendover Art Group, a domestic manufacturer of artwork and mirrors based in Largo. Previously, he was an Associate with private equity firm Goense Bounds and Partners and a Mergers and Acquisitions Analyst with First Union Securities. Forsyth is incoming Chapter Chair for the Florida chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organization and serves on the Special Operations Warrior Foundation board. He received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Wake Forest University.

Tara Forman
Forman, of Sea Ranch Lakes, is a former Real Estate Consultant with Ropes Associates and an avid art collector. She serves on the board of the Broward County Humane Society and is an active supporter of the Nova Southeastern University Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale. Forman received her bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Cincinnati.

Carroll Hanley Goggin
Hanley Goggin, of Winter Park, is the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of DBG Promotions. She is involved in her community with Thrive Winter Park, the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and the Winter Park Institute while serving on the Board of Trustees of Rollins College. Hanley Goggin earned her bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Rollins College.



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