Corporate Governance Committee Member
President, Jaber Group Inc., Tallahassee, Florida
Ms. Jaber is President of Jaber Group Inc., a consulting firm. Ms. Jaber retired in 2019 from Gunster Yoakley & Stewart, P.A. where she served as Gunster’s regional managing shareholder having led the regulatory law and legislative government affairs practice in Florida and assisted in developing the firm’s presence in Central and North Florida. Ms. Jaber was appointed by the Governor to serve two terms (1995-2005), initially as Commissioner, and then Chair of the Florida Public Service Commission overseeing the state’s implementation of economic regulatory policy and procedures for the energy and natural gas industries. Effective November 1, 2020, Ms. Jaber was appointed to serve as a member of the Board of Corix Group of Companies, a privately held corporation. In 2015, Ms. Jaber launched Florida’s Women in Energy Leadership Forum to celebrate the success of women leaders in the energy industry and their role in growing Florida’s economy and diversified workforce. In 2020, Ms. Jaber was recognized in Women in Leadership 2020 published by The Forum of Executive Women. A life-long servant leader, Ms. Jaber serves as a trustee on the Stetson University Board of Trustees, is past chair of Leadership Florida, former vice-chair and founding member of the Big Bend Minority Chamber of Commerce, and past inaugural chair of the City of Tallahassee’s Independent Ethics Board. Ms. Jaber was named the 2019 Lifetime Advocacy honoree by the Big Bend Minority Chamber of Commerce, received the Tallahassee Women Lawyers Diversity & Inclusion Award, and in 2016, received the commission of Kentucky Colonel by Kentucky’s Governor.