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 Coral Springs Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association where she has served as Education Co-Chair, and is current Treasurer and past Secretary of Club Awesome Toastmasters, Coral Springs. Dollars 4 Tic Scholars is a member of the National Society of Scholarship Providers and 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.

Peter Diamantis – Secretary
Peter is a Further Processing Supervisor at Tyson Foods. He is a graduate of College of Central Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Business Management.

Christina Ziros – Board Member
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.

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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