Meet our Swim Team

 (See what we did there.)  As an all-volunteer organization, we appreciate all of the heart and hard work our team puts into this organization.   It is their strong belief that we can truly make a difference on a grand scale with LGBTA Women in our community. 

Dr. Bonita “Bo” Best
Dr. Bonita "Bo" Best
Vice President
Dr. Bonita Best holds Doctor of Business Administration, Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Technology Management and Bachelor of Science (BS) in Computer Sciences. She’s owned several for-profit organizations and founded a nonprofit organization that focused on training underserved individuals and aiding in job placements in the DC-Metro Area. She’s also served as an IT Director of a Miami-Based nonprofit organization that focused on provided services and support to the HIV-AIDS community in Metro-Dade, Broward and Monroe Counties.
Dr. Karen Reese
Dr. Karen Reese
Event Director
Professional background: Dr. Reese is a chiropractor, since 2000. Previously, she was a photographer (shh, that’s a secret). Volunteer history: Past board member and the first female board president of the Tampa Bay Business Guild (currently the Tampa Bay Diversity Chamber of Commerce), delivered food for people suffering with HIV/AIDS, aided people with spinal cord injuries, and a research team studying multiple sclerosis. She was also a volunteer at the Paralympic and Olympic games held in Georgia.
Carla Douglass
Carla Douglass
Founder/President
 Carla holds a Master degree in Human Resource Management. Carla served in the military for 23 years and currently works in the federal government as Program Manager. Carla has a passion for serving the less fortunate and survivors. In 2017, Carla served 45 days in Puerto Rico to assist the hurricane survivors and served as an Executive Board member for Veterans First LTD, a non profit organization in Phoenix, AZ that assist homeless women veterans.

Want to join our team..

We can always use help on our committees and the board.

It is a great opportunity to have a hand in the direction of our organization, fantastic way to network and meet folks as well as just feeling good helping others!