Pamela Goodman currently serves as 1st Vice President for the Florida League of Women Voters. Educated at the University of Iowa in Journalism and Business, she spent her professional career in retailing, rising to President/CEO of Limited Express, with $1.5 billion in revenue and over 850 stores nationwide. She served as League of Women Voters Palm Beach County President 2005 -2009 and has been serving on the League of Women Voters Florida State Board of Directors from 2007 to present. While serving in those roles, she was appointed by the Supervisor of Elections Palm Beach County to head a review and audit of voting machines and processes for the 2006 and 2008 elections. Since 2006, she has chaired the Fair Districts campaign statewide for the League, and was responsible for coordinating all League work during the campaign to secure passage of the two Fair Districts constitutional amendments. She continues to work with all litigation regarding this issue.
Pam has also served on the National League of Women Voters Nominating Committee and the National Membership Recruitment Committee. In addition to being a member of the first “Sisters Across the Straits” government and citizen education team that traveled and met with women in Cuba, she has received numerous awards including the Susan B. Anthony Award for Outstanding Feminist 2008 from the National Organization for Women.
She also serves as President of The Homeless Coalition of Palm Beach County, a nonprofit organization that has more than tripled its revenue under her guidance and now serves as the key fundraising, education and advocacy organization in Palm Beach County supporting the Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness. Pam is also a Director on the Board of Hospice of Palm Beach County Foundation. She has recently served on the Community Advisory Board for WXEL radio and television PBS stations for Palm Beach County and Treasure Coast areas. She has been a volunteer with Junior Achievement business preparation classes for high school seniors, teaches underserved adult communities with The Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County, and volunteers at her local community hospital.