Board of Directors


President: Laura B. Kopple
Principal of Laura B. Kopple Realtors

Vice President: Mary Taylor
Public Relations consultant and member of Venice Theatre’s parent committee

Treasurer: Lynn Crandall
Retired Vice President of Finance and Operations, Kuczmarski Innovation

Secretary: Carroll M. Hunter
Retired corrections and law enforcement officer. Community activist.


Earl Baumruck
Retired business owner

Kristin Berkery
Executive Assistant and Human Resources Coordinator of NARCA – the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys

David Brown
Director of Physical Therapy at Lee Memorial Hospital

L’Tanya C. Evans
Associate Head of School for Academic Affairs, The Out-of-Door Academy

Neil Kasanofsky
Associate Vice President, Investments of Sommerville Financial Group of Raymond James.

Gar Reese
Principal owner and CEO of Moody Insurance Agency, Retired