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

Carole Raymond
Retired Community Planner from New York State

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.

Mark Nehiba
Retired Fire Chief and Yacht Captain

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