Kari Kletter, BS, CCLS
Florida Hospital for Children
president@faclp.orgHometown: Jackson (Butts County the Crack of Georgia), GA
School: Bachelors of Science in Child and Family Development with an Emphasis in Child Life from University of Georgia (Goooo Dawgs!!)
Internship Site: Children’s Hospital of Georgia- Augusta, GA
Current Position: Outpatient Surgery and Endoscopy
Kari has traveled to 10 different countries and 4 different continents so far. Her goal to travel to all 7 continents.
Kari has recently become a new mommy to a sweet baby boy.

Summer Bernath, BS, CCLS
Florida Hospital for Children

Hometown: Ocala, FL
School: Bachelors of Science in Child Development from University of Central Florida (Go Knights!)
Internship Site: Greenville Children’s Hospital- Greenville, SC
Current Position: NICU
Summer has recently picked up photography as a way fill her cup after the long days at work. She loves it’s artistic qualities and the joy it brings to others.
Her ideal day would be waking up to a sunrise on a beach, getting a mani/pedi and a message, then getting lost for hours in Hobby Lobby.

Courtney Martin, MSW, CCLS
Florida Hospital for Children

Hometown: Teaneck, NJ
School: Bachelor of the Arts in Family & Child Studies, with a Concentration in Child Life- Montclair State University, 2011
Master of Social Work- The University of Southern California , 2014
Internship: The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Current Position: Surgical Services

Courtney is a fan of all New York sports teams, and loves indulging in sweets!!

Beth Carroll, BS, CCLS, CIMI
Holtz Children’s Hospital 

Hometown: Fernandina Beach, FL

School: Bachelors of Science in Psychology at the University of Florida, 2011
Internship: Florida Hospital for Children
Current Position: Hematology/Oncology/BMT
Beth really enjoys cooking and exploring with flavors from different parts of the world.  Paella, gyros, ceviche, tikka masala, and Thai peanut sauces are just some of the many dishes she enjoys perfecting and making it her own.  There is so much still to learn, but its been a fun culinary journey!
Beth also finds knitting to be very relaxing, and has been slowly learning how to knit various types of hats and scarves.  She mostly  sends them out as gifts though, since it never gets cold enough in Miami to use them!

Chelsea McGann, BS, CCLS II
Florida Hospital for Children

Hometown: Carlisle, Pennsylvania
School: Eastern Carolina University, 2008
Internship: University of Maryland Children’s Hospital
Current Position: Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
Growing up in PA she is naturally a huge Philadelphia Eagles fan and trying very hard to teach her two young boys to cheer for the birds!  Chelsea is also an instructor for Baby Care classes for new parents to be as well as teaching siblings about their new baby brother or sister.


Development Coordinator
Kirsten Black, MS, CCLS, CPMT
VITAS Healthcare (Brevard County)

Hometown: San Jose, CA
School: BS in Child Development – University of Kentucky and MS in Child Life – University of La Verne
Internship: Emory-Children’s Cystic Fibrosis Center
Current Position: Hospice and Bereavement
Before working as a child life specialist, Kirsten was a volunteer coordinator for Habitat for Humanity and worked alongside volunteers in almost all stages of house builds. She has built frames and raised walls, hung siding, painted and landscaped and even nailed down roof paper on the top of a house. Kirsten also has a love for cooking and baking with dreams of competing on a Food Network show like Build a Better Burger or Cupcake Wars and like to hold parties for friends just to taste new recipe creations.

Nanette Whitehead, BS, CCLS II
Florida Hospital/Florida Hospital for Children

Hometown: Rienzi, Mississippi
School/internship: Mississippi State University/Boston Children’s
Current position: Adult Consult-Florida Hospital
Nan loves watching and attending both college & NFL football games. She also enjoys cooking/baking with my three girls!