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tateo-100President

Term 2014-2017

Town of Residence: Marco Island

Lived in Town Since: Birth

Employer: Horizons Real Estate

Education:
Georgetown Univ, School Foreign Service, 1976, BSFS, Washington DC

Paul also volunteers his time at Marco YMCA, Marco Historical Society, and St Marks Church

Tom Marquardt

Vice President

Term 2017-2020

Town of Residence: Naples

Lived in Town Since: 2016

Employer: Retired CEO

Education: Bachelors Degree in Journalism, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI

In his free time, Tom writes a syndicated, weekly wine column and blog.

 

Curt Witthoff

Secretary
Term 2016-2019

Town of Residence: Marco Island

Lived in Town Since: 2001

Employed by: Discovery Education

Education: BS Zoology, Michigan State University, MS Education, Instructional Media Wilkes University

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Term: 2016-2019

Governance Committee

Town of Residence: East Naples

Lived in Town Since: Birth

Employed at: Carroll & Carroll, Inc., Real Estate Appraisers & Consultants

Education:
Bachelor of Science, Real Estate, 1975, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton

Ray has also volunteered his time at Naples Zoo, Friends of Fakahatchee, and Bonita Wonder Gardens

Tom Wagor Term 2016-2019

Town of Residence: Marco Island

Lived in Town Since: Florida native

Employer: Florida First Integrity Bank

Education: Bachelors Degree in Business administration, Campbell University., N.C.

Tom has served on the Board of Directors for the Marco Island Historical Society, the Marco Island Sunrise Rotary, the United Way of Collier County, and Edison College Foundation. When not serving his community, he enjoys golf and fishing in Rookery Bay Reserve.

Karen CapozzoTerm 2016-2019

Town of Residence: Marco Island

Lived in Town Since: 2015

Education: BS Food Science & Human Nutrition; UF

Hometown: Naples

 

 

Mike SavareseTerm 2016-2019

Town of Residence: East Naples

Lived in Town Since: 1996

Education: PhD Geology

Hometown: NYC

 

Chris LombardoTerm 2016-2019

Town of Residence: Naples

Lived in Town Since: 1983

Employer: Woodward, Pires and Lombardo

Job Title: Lawyer serving Naples in Civil Litigation

Education: University of Central Florida, Florida State University

Sandi WilsonTerm 2017-2020

Town of Residence: Naples

Lived in Town Since: 2006

Employer: The Arlington of Naples

Education: Marjorie Webster College, Washington, DC

Hometown: Middletown, MD

Sandi has supported many nonprofits in Naples through her past work experience, including helping the Board of Directors open the Golisano Children’s Museum in Naples.

 

athan headshot 180Executive Director

Town of Residence: Naples

Lived in Town Since: 2017

Employed by: Friends of Rookery Bay

Education:
B.A. in Biology from Colgate University & M.S. in Environmental Studies from the College of Charleston.

Hometown: Cleveland, OH

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Milda VaivadaTerm: 2017 - 2020

Town of Residence: Naples

Lived in Town Since: 1984

Employed by: Owner, Soiree Celebrations

Hometown: Washington, DC

Milda is known across Florida for turning events into extravaganzas, having planned well-known Naples events including the Naples Philharmonic's "Festival of Trees," the Conservancy of SW Florida's "Music and Magic Under the Mangroves," Collier YMCA's "Partners with Youth" and many others.  

 

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