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

Diane Diamantis – President and 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. 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 Coral Springs Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association where she serves 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.

Kelsey (Diamantis) Padilla – Vice President
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 where she enjoys working with children, helping them learn to cope with Tourette’s.

Christina Ziros – Secretary
Christina joined Dollars 4 Tic Scholars as a Board Member in 2020. She is an Accountant for Boca Raton Regional Hospital/BocaCare, Inc., 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 a Second Processing Supervisor at Tyson Foods. 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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