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      Northern Notes

      Get To Know Your Board Of                         and experience to the organization with their extensive     appointed mediator, often
                                                                                                             Cohen works as a court
                                                        backgrounds and expertise in various business facets. The
      Supervisors – Part Two                            Board of Supervisors is comprised of five members, four   in a pro bono capacity,
                                                        of which are elected through popular election and one   to help people resolve
      By O’Neal Bardin, Jr.,                            through a landowner election. This month we’ll highlight   disputes through mediation.
      Executive Director,                               Seats No. 3, 4 and 5.                              Another of his projects has
      Northern Palm Beach                                  L. Marc Cohn was                                been to teach mediation and
      County Improvement                                reelected on Nov. 19, 2014                         conflict resolution skills
      District                                          to Seat No. 3 for his second                       to inmates in two state
         Last month we started to                       term as  a  Board member                           prisons. He is the chair of
      introduce, or re-introduce,                       and is the current vice                            the Community Mediation
      you to the members of                             president of the Board.                            network, a not-for-profit
      the Board of Supervisors                          Cohn has been employed in                          organization, dedicated to finding mutual solutions to
      of Northern Palm Beach                            the real estate and mortgage                       conflicts. In addition, Cohen has chaired a number of
      County Improvem ent                               brokerage business for the                         community-based organizations and charities in Palm
      District. Each supervisor                         last 30 years and is the                           Beach County and other areas. He also effected “change
      brings a wealth of knowledge                      owner of Custom Financial,                         management” in state owned corporations.
                                                        LLC, a mortgage brokering                             Matthew Boykin
                                                        and real estate company consulting firm. For the 12   was elected to Seat No.
                                                        years prior, Cohn worked for several stock exchange   5 of Northern’s Board
                                                        listed companies – Marriott Corporation and American   and currently serves as
               Wanted                                   Management Systems in their corporate accounting   president. He was first
                                                        departments. Cohn has chosen to give his time and
                                                                                                           sworn in on Nov. 19, 2008.
                                                        effort to several community organizations including as
                                                        a member of the City of Palm Beach Gardens Planning   He was reelected twice for
                                                                                                           a four-year term and was
               People are vandalizing                   and Zoning Advisory Board, member of the Palm Beach   sworn in at the Nov. 16,
           golf courses after play hours.               North Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs       2016 Board meeting. He
                                                        Committee, and member of the Palm Beach County
                                                                                                           resides in Jupiter and is a
               Sand traps, greens and                   Audit Advisory Committee. He is also a member of a   certified public accountant
           fairways are being damaged.                  number of business and charitable organizations. Cohn   and is employed at NextEra

           If you see anyone on courses                 graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree   Energy, Inc. He previously worked with Bank of America
                                                                                                           and is a member of the American Institute of Certified
                                                        in business, with a major in accounting and was enrolled
               after hours, please call                 in graduate courses in finance at American University.   Public Accountants. Matthew holds a bachelor’s degree
                                                           John Cohen won the popular election for Seat No. 4
             POA Security at 627-1600                     on Nov. 6, 2012. He was reelected and sworn in on Nov.   from Miami University of Ohio and a master’s degree
                                                                                                           from Florida Atlantic University.
           or Resort Security, 627-2000.                16, 2016 for his second term. He is the current secretary      NPDES Tip: Please check our website for information
                                     Thank you.         of the Board.                                      regarding illegal dumping. Do not put any paints, fluids,
                                                                                                           or oils into storm drains.

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