The Board of Directors of Dollars 4 Tic Scholars consists of:

Kelsey (Diamantis) Padilla – President & Co-Founder
Kelsey co-founded The Kelsey B. Diamantis TS Scholarship Family Foundation, Inc./Dollars 4 Tic Scholars in 2014. She is an elementary school teacher and has experience in child development, camp counseling and customer service. Kelsey is a graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University. She has Tourette Syndrome and has served as a volunteer camp counselor for Tourette Syndrome summer camp.

Diane Diamantis – Vice President & Co-Founder
Diane co-founded The Kelsey B. Diamantis TS Scholarship Family Foundation, Inc./Dollars 4 Tic Scholars in 2014. Diane is an entrepreneur and public relations professional, where she has provided public relations services for over 20 years. She also provides party yacht charter brokerage services for events in South Florida. Diane is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in Journalism. She is a member of the Gold Coast PR Council, the Orange Park Women’s Club, Orange Park Chorale, past member of the Coral Springs Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association where she served as Education Co-Chair, and is past Treasurer and Secretary of Club Awesome Toastmasters, Coral Springs. Dollars 4 Tic Scholars is a member of the Society of Non-Profit Organizations.

Christina Ziros – Secretary
Christina joined Dollars 4 Tic Scholars as a Board Member in 2020. She is an Accountant for Tropical Shipping, and assists the Board with budget management and fundraising. Christina holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University and Nova Southeastern University.

Peter Diamantis – Board Member
Peter is Production Manager at Shaw Family Seafood Co. He is a graduate of College of Central Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Business Management.

Selection Committee

The Selection Committee of the Kelsey B. Diamantis TS Scholarship Family Foundation, Inc. is a two tiered committee. Scholarship applications are first screened by the Board of Directors through a qualifications rubric. The second tier of evaluations is conducted by a volunteer committee comprised of business professionals, educators and medical professionals.


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