Board Member Biography
SHIRLEY S. BHAT
Dr. Balaji Aglave
The Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce
Deputy Mayor and Ambassador
The Rotary Club of FishHawk-Riverview
Membership Chair, President Elect Nominee (2020-2021)
Moss Landing Homeowner’s Association
Riverview Women’s Club
Sheriff's Indian Advisory Counsel
Mrs. Bhat has an extensive academic and community service background that spans over nineteen years. She holds Masters Degrees in Psychology and Criminal Justice (earning Summa Cum Laude and President’s List honors), has attended law school and is currently pursuing a Masters of Art in Marriage and Family Counseling. As a community activist, she has served her community through involvement with the chambers of commerce, justice programs, crisis centers, National Honor Societies, Rotary Club, women’s club, the National Organization for Human Services and the Florida Counsel Against Sexual Violence.
She holds additional certifications in HIPAA privacy security and research training, advocacy core training, suicide prevention, collaborative institutional training, board member education, student leadership, education for advocacy, accounting and as a Certified Nursing Assistant.
In addition to being energetic with excellent customer service skills that allow her to connect with the community in various settings, she is a motivated leader with an exception history and expertise in communicating with diverse populations in a constructive, creative and professional manner.