ALAN ABRAMOWITZ RE-APPOINTED AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE STATEWIDE GUARDIAN AD LITEM OFFICE
[Tallahassee] – Governor Ron DeSantis has reappointed Mr. Alan Abramowitz as Executive Director of the Statewide Guardian ad Litem Office, for a three-year term that began on July 2, 2020.
The Guardian ad Litem Program represents abused, abandoned and neglected children in Florida’s dependency system, and Abramowitz has been Executive Director since 2010.
In announcing the re-appointment, Governor DeSantis wrote to Abramowitz, “Your appointment is evidence of my utmost confidence in your ability to serve with excellence and distinction.”
“I am honored to serve Governor Ron DeSantis and the children of the State of Florida,” said Abramowitz. “I am motivated and inspired by the children we serve, the volunteers that offer their time and energy to give children a voice, and the staff who work as part of a multidisciplinary team to make a difference in the lives of abused and neglected children. I want to thank the Governor and the Legislature for their unwavering support of the Program’s best interests’ model of representation. Their commitment to shaping laws to give child advocates the tools to more effectively advocate for children’s safety, permanency and well being has been outstanding.”
Abramowitz, who served in the Florida National Guard and the United States Army, is Board Certified in Juvenile Law. He has a passion for working with volunteers, having previously served in the Peace Corps as a volunteer.
Abramowitz received his bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University, his master’s degree from the University of Central Florida and his law degree from Florida State University.
To learn more about the Guardian ad Litem Foundation, or to become a volunteer, visit www.flgal.org or call 1-850-922-7213.