Dr. Dorsett holds the office of Secretary/Treasure for the Fire District and is actively involved in the strategic formation and succession planning processes of the Fire District.
Mary Ellen is the CEO of Organizational Dimensions, Inc. A company she founded in 1984. She earned a BA in Experimental Psychology from Florida Atlantic University, an MS in Psychometry and Counseling from Nova University, and her doctorate at The George Washington University in Organizational and Human Resource Development. Her research interests are organizational knowledge creation and strategic planning.
Mary Ellen provides consulting services and educational programs to emergency services organizations throughout the United States in the subject areas of leadership, organizational strategy formation, succession planning, and managing and leading change. She serves as an adjunct faculty member, course content expert and Executive Fire Officer Research Evaluator at the National Fire Academy/Homeland Security in Emittsburg, Maryland. Mary Ellen has held these positions for the past 12 years. She has been a keynote speaker for the Florida Fire Chief’s Association, International Association of Fire Chiefs, and the Managerial Association of Emergency Services. Locally, she has served on the Golden Apple Committee, Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Foundation, Congressional Military Academy Selection Committee, and is a graduate of Leadership Lee County.