May 17, 2017: Donna Elam was re-appointed as a Member of the Florida Commission on Human Relations by Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Elam was re-appointed for a term that starts on May 10, 2017, and ends on Sept. 30, 2020. Elam, 65, of Wellington, is the president and chief executive officer of the Elam Leadership Institute. She received her master’s and doctorate degrees from New York University.