2019 Board & Committee Members

Immediate Past-Chair: Morgan Bentley, Bentley & Bruning
Chair:  Peter Abbott, Investment Advisor, Edward Jones
Vice Chair: Kevin Cooper, Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce
Secretary: Stephanie Grosskreutz, Ringling College Library Association
Treasurer: Jennifer Vigne, Education Foundation of Sarasota County
President:  Kim Noyes, KAN Connect LLC

Board Members

  • Dr. Frank Alcock, New College Professor
  • Jay Berman
  • Lisa Carlton, Former State Senator
  • Ron Ciaravella, Dolphin Aviation
  • Patrick Duggan, Esq., Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP
  • Debra Flynt Garrett, Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe
  • Kelly Gilliland, Horizon Mortgage
  • Virginia Haley, Visit Sarasota
  • Leslie Loftus, Esq., Loftus Law
  • Dr. Sarah Pappas
  • John Patterson, Attorney, Shutts & Bowen

Emeritus Members

  • Marj Baldwin (Board Member/President 1987-2009) (dec.)
  • Rick DeFuria, Senior Circuit Judge
  • Art Ginsburg, Esq.
  • Eddie Morton, Morton’s Gourmet Market
  • Dr. Hal Lenobel (Board Member 2002-2013) (dec.)
  • Dr. Bob Windom (Founding Board member Served 1984-2013) (dec.)

Committee Members

Program

  • Kevin Cooper, 2019 Chair
  • Frank Alcock
  • Dan Bailey
  • Morgan Bentley
  • Larry Eger
  • Debra Flynt-Garrett
  • Virginia Haley
  • Gabe Hament
  • Edward James III
  • Linda Long
  • Kim Noyes

Membership: Kelly Gilliland, 2019 Chair