Since 1995, The ILA Local 1408 Scholarship Fund, Port of Jacksonville, Inc. has proudly awarded scholarships to over 1,000 deserving, qualified high school seniors and returning college students throughout the U.S.

As an outstanding organization in the Jacksonville community, ILA Local 1408 Scholarship Fund has not only established a 27-year history of assisting students to achieve positive life-changing dreams through tuition financial support, this year, we are making an even stronger commitment to support excellence in higher education by topping last year’s breaking goal.

Board of Directors

Charles F. Spencer – Founding Chairman

George W. Spencer  – Chairman

Jadene King, M.S. –  Executive Director

Sheran Fowler – Accounting & Finance

Anthony Hill – Former Senator

Sabrina Edwards, Ph.D., Higher Education Administrator

Mia Hobdy – New Town Success Zone, ExDirector

Rick Jones – Attorney

Erwin Lax, MBA – MAOM – JMA/ILA Fund Administrator

Orlando J. Spencer, MS – RE Broker – ILA Local 1408

Michiel Walker – ILA Local 1408 Golf Chairman

Linda Williams – Chief Administration & Corp Performance JAXPORT

Denise Akers – Branch Manager, VP First Horizon Bank

Charles Spencer

Charles Spencer

George W. Spencer

George W. Spencer

Jadene King

Jadene King

Sheran Fowler

Sheran Fowler

Anthony Hill

Anthony Hill

Sabrina Edwards, Ph.D.

Sabrina Edwards, Ph.D.

Mia Hobdy

Mia Hobdy

Rick Jones

Rick Jones

Erwin Lax

Erwin Lax

Orlando J. Spencer, MS

Orlando J. Spencer, MS

Michiel Walker

Michiel Walker

Linda Williams

Linda Williams

Denise Akers

Denise Akers